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Publication: “Our Fire, Given Freely,” by Seth Dickinson

Congratulations to Alpha graduate Seth Dickinson (2006 & 2007), whose short story “Our Fire, Given Freely” appears today in Beneath Ceaseless Skies:
Rider Bray runs the steppe one stride ahead of her name, racing the wind cross waves of grass glazed in the light of a high cold sun. Heading home, war and longed-for glory

Publication: “Kumara,” by Seth Dickinson

Congratulations to Alpha graduate Seth Dickinson (2006 & 2007), whose short story “Kumara” went up today at Escape Pod:
You asked me why you are alive, and this is the answer: because I was asked to do the impossible, to choose someone to die. And I loved them all, loved them as I loved Kumara

Publication: “Death and His Lover,” by Getty Hesse

Congratulations to Alpha graduate Getty Hesse (2013), whose story “Death and His Lover” appeared today at Daily Science Fiction:
Death sips Earl Grey. He prefers Oolong; it reminds him of his late mother, Death before him. But Jerome enjoys it as well, and the first night after he was run over he had gazed at

Publication: “Sekhmet Hunts the Dying Gnosis: A Computation,” by Seth Dickinson

Congratulations to Alpha graduate Seth Dickinson (2006 & 2007), whose story “Sekhmet Hunts the Dying Gnosis: A Computation” went up today at Beneath Ceaseless Skies:
Behold Sekhmet! Blood and brawn, fang and claw, shoulders caked in salt. Risen from the anaerobic sea, the ancient broth, to hunt and kill her foe.
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Publication: “The River Does Not Run,” by Rachel Sobel

Congratulations to Alpha graduate Rachel Sobel (2008 & 2009), whose story “The River Does Not Run” appeared this month in Beneath Ceaseless Skies:
She is clad in an armor wrought of primordial isotopes, imbued with mathematics of sufficient strength to reinforce its stability against the demon’s fallout. Beneath it, she hides her war-given wounds, which

Publication: “Morrigan in the Sunglare,” by Seth Dickinson

Congratulations to Alpha graduate Seth Dickinson (2006 & 2007), whose story “Morrigan in the Sunglare” appears in this month’s issue of Clarkesworld:
They are the last of Indus’ pilots and there is nothing left to fly, so Laporte and Simms sit in the empty briefing room and play caps. The ship groans around them, ruined hull

Recent Alphan Publication: “The Dead Star, the Satirist, and the Soldier” by Rachel Sobel

Congratulations to Alpha graduate Rachel Sobel (2008 & 2009), whose story “The Dead Star, the Satirist, and the Soldier” appears this month in GigaNotoSaurus:
The wall behind him was blackened with tracks of fire in coarse fernlike patterns that reminded her unnervingly of the light that followed Asamerid’s ghost, and she swallowed back memory and

Recent Alphan Publication: “Testimony Before an Emergency Session of The Naval Cephalopod Command” by Seth Dickinson

Congratulations to Alpha graduate Seth Dickinson (2006 & 2007), whose story “Testimony Before an Emergency Session of The Naval Cephalopod Command” appeared this week in Drabblecast:
The squid is a solipsistic psychopathic God with a lust for submarine hull and a mandate from Ronald Reagan branded on its hunting tentacles. It sweeps east from Iceland

Recent Alphan Publication: “Never Dreaming (In Four Burns)” by Seth Dickinson

Congratulations to Alpha graduate Seth Dickinson (2006 & 2007), whose story “Never Dreaming (In Four Burns)” appears in this month’s issue of Clarkesworld:
“I’m going to lose the ability to dream,” Nur Zaleha tells her best friend. “Then I’m going to die.”

In the vacuum of the test chamber, the plasma thruster ignites, a

Recent Alphan Publication: “In Flagrante Delicto” by Lara Elena Donnelly

Congratulations to Alpha graduate Lara Elena Donnelly (2007 & 2008), whose poem “In Flagrante Delicto” appears in Volume II of Grim Corps:
lovers have always discussed
desire in terms of delectation
this is no different
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