SMART kids in space

Reprint for August: "Have Spacesuit, Will Travel"

By Curtis C. Chen
Aug 1, 2019 · 97 words · 1 minute

Art installation by Argentinian artist Tomás Saraceno at the K21 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Photo by Fabian Møller via Unsplash.

From the author: from Oregon to orbit


For your summer reading pleasure: "Have Spacesuit, Will Travel" was my contribution to Oregon Reads Aloud, the 2016 anthology celebrating 25 years of the SMART charity organization.

The hardcover, featuring short stories from 25 local authors and illustrated by 25 local artists, is available from fine booksellers everywhere.

You definitely want to get a copy to see the fantastic art for my story, which was done by my friend Natalie Metzger! Her illustrations are also featured in my 2014 flash fiction collection Thursday's Children.


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Thursday's Children: Flash Fiction from 512 Words or Fewer

A collection of very short science fiction, fantasy, and horror stories from 512 Words or Fewer: a weekly anthology of flash fiction published online between October, 2008, and August, 2013.

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Curtis C. Chen

Curtis writes mostly science fiction and fantasy. MOSTLY.