Profile of Mur Lafferty

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Mur Lafferty is an author and podcaster, creator of the podcasts I Should Be Writing and the Angry Robot Books podcast.

She is the editor of Escape Pod, the premier SF podcast magazine. She has written for the gaming magazine Knights of the Dinner Table, Games Quarterly, Suicide Girls, and Anime Insider. She is also the editor of the new Worldbuilder project for Angry Robot Books.

Called the "podcast SF doyenne" by Cory Doctorow, Lafferty has been bringing award-winning commentary and SF to the podcasting sphere since 2004.

Based in Durham, NC, She enjoys running, kung fu (Northern Shaolin five animals style), Skyrim, tabletop games, and the Durham Bulls.


Mur Lafferty's Campbell-qualifying work:
"1963: The Argument Against Louis Pasteur" in The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities. Harper Voyager, 2011.

Other Work
Playing For Keeps, Swarm/Permuted Press, 2008
The Shambling Guide to NYC, Orbit Books, 2013 (Forthcoming)

Nanovor: Hacked!, Running Press Kids, 2010
Marco and the Red Granny, Hub Magazine, 2010 (Audio) (Reprinted by Suicide Girls, 2011, in text form)

Short Fiction
The Rogue Plague, Leviathan Chronicles, 2012 (audio) (script)
The Ward, Leviathan Chronicles, 2012 (audio) (script)
"Third Date Questions," Gimme Shelter Anthology, 2011
Zuzu's Bell, Drabblecast, 2010 (Audio)
Nanovor, Smith and Tinker, 2009 (web animation scripts)
I Look Forward to Remembering You, Escape Pod, 2006 (Audio) (reprinted in Hub Magazine, download PDF here)
Merry Christmas from the Heartbreakers, Escape Pod, 2006

Escape Pod
Angry Robot Worldbuilder Project