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Publication: “Chocolate Chip Cookies for the Apocalypse,” by Claire Spaulding

Congratulations to Alpha graduate Claire Spaulding (2014) whose story “Chocolate Chip Cookies for the Apocalypse” appeared yesterday at Daily Science Fiction: I can’t believe how bright and sharp and silver the stars look at three in the morning between gaps in the clouds. A few flakes flutter through the warm night air. What people have… Read More »

2015 Dell Award winners announced

The 2015 Dell Magazines Award winners have been announced! This award is for undergraduate speculative fiction writers. The award is given at the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts in March, and each winner receives an ICFA membership and can attend. This year, we’d like to congratulate Kayla Chronister (Alpha 2013), the winner of… Read More »

Novel Publication: JALA’S MASK by Mike Grinti and Rachel Grinti

Congratulations to Alpha alumni Mike Grinti (2002 & 2004) and Rachel Grinti (2002 & 2003), whose novel Jala’s Mask was published by Pyr earlier this month! For two hundred years, Jala’s people have survived by raiding the mainland. By shaping the reefs around the Five-and-One Islands into magical ships, they can cross the ocean, take… Read More »

Publication: “Chopin’s Eyes,” by Lara Elena Donnelly

Congratulations to Alpha graduate Lara Elena Donnelly (2007 & 2008), whose short story “Chopin’s Eyes” appeared this week in Strange Horizons: A cigarette burns low against one woman’s glove. The music brushes fingers up her spine and she loses herself in sound. She is no longer Aurore Dupin, nor the baroness Dudevant, nor the woman known to… Read More »