M. E. Garber

M. E. Garber's wide range of speculative fiction stories reflect her odd interests and her wonderfully fickle muse.

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M. E. Garber is a writer currently based in north-central Florida, where she lives with her husband and their extremely photogenic dog. Her Writers of the Future Finalist story, “After the Story Ends,” was published in January 2018 at Galaxy's Edge Magazine. She’s also had stories published in Daily Science Fiction, Abyss & Apex, and Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet. You can find her blog at or follow her on Twitter at @m_e_garber

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Jack Spratt: The Real Story

Published Apr 5, 2019 · 1,168 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 67 views

Fantasy Humor fairy tale Fractured Fairy Tale

Oh the mash-up of fairy tales that are crammed into this explanation of the Jack Spratt nursery rhyme! Wicked and funny, this really isn't one for young children.

Moon Tree


After the Story Ends

Published Jan 21, 2019 · 3,481 words (13 minutes) · 1 like · 100 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction depression portal to fairy

Sometimes, saving your infant from the cradle-snatching Fae is the *easy* part.


Amma's Wishes

Published Mar 22, 2018 · 4,449 words (17 minutes) · 273 views

Fantasy Humor Satire sword and sorcery

Answers to problems often come from the unlikeliest of places!


Putting Down Roots

Published Sep 28, 2017 · 1,002 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 306 views

Literary Fiction Science Fiction friendship epistolary Stages of grief

Tree in backlight



Published Sep 28, 2017 · 865 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 297 views

Science Fiction space opera Family parenting

Sublime purple night sky


The Giveaway Box

Published Sep 28, 2017 · 693 words (3 minutes) · 2 likes · 287 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction Magical Realism slipstream