Profile of Alec Austin

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Alec Austin is a game designer and a graduate of Clarion West and Viable Paradise. In addition to the fiction listed below, he's published criticism and reviews in Strange Horizons and the New York Review of Science Fiction, as well as gaming articles and adventures in Dungeon Magazine. He also handles programming for the 4th Street Fantasy Convention in Minneapolis.


Campbell-Qualifying Work

"Volition", in Daily Science Fiction, Sept 2011.

Further Professional Sales

"Empty Houses", in AE - the Canadian Science Fiction Review, Mar 2012.

"Brief Interviews with Therianthropes", in Daily Science Fiction, May/June 2012. Co-written with Marissa Lingen.

"Ironheart", in Apex Magazine #38, July 2012

"The Hateful Brilliance of His Eyes", in Strange Horizons, November 2012.

"Casualties", in Beneath Ceaseless Skies #110, December 2012.

"The Young Necromancer's Guide to Re-Capitation", in On Spec. Co-written with Marissa Lingen. Forthcoming.

"Matron Saint of Murder", in Crowded #1. Forthcoming.

"Blood Remembers", in Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Forthcoming.

"Milk Run", in Analog. Co-written with Marissa Lingen. Forthcoming.

"Kitchen Help", in Nameless.  Forthcoming.

"On the Weaponization of Flora and Fauna", in Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Co-written with Marissa Lingen. Forthcoming.

Other Fiction & Poetry Publications:
"And We But Players", in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #56, August 2012.

"The Vigil" (poem), in Stone Telling #4.

"Imperial Mercy" (poem), in Star*Line 35.3.