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    Kickstarters Featuring MSJ Alumni, Other Short Stories, Literary Magazine, and Reading

    by  • March 14, 2018 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    This week, we’re sharing some Kickstarters featuring Mad Scientist Journal alumni and other publishing news from our alumni! The Welcome to Miskatonic University Kickstarter by Broken Eye Books will feature stories from MSJ alum Gwendolyn Kiste and MSJ co-editor Dawn Vogel! Gwendolyn’s story will be in the primary anthology that this Kickstarter is funding, while Dawn’s is slated...

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    Alumni Publishing Short Stories from Delightful to Creepy

    by  • January 10, 2018 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    Parent and child in silhouette

    Here are the latest batch of stories from our MSJ alum, including stories that range from delightful and light-hearted to creepy horror stories. Caroline M. Yoachim has published “A Rabbit Egg for Flora” in the latest Fireside Fiction. S. Qiouyi Li has published “Mother Tongues” in the latest Asimov’s. Joachim Heijndermans’ story, “All Through the House,” was...

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    Short Stories from MSJ Alums

    by  • December 20, 2017 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    Fragments of stories

    Several of our MSJ alum have had stories reprinted, newly published, or coming soon! Both Maureen Bowden and Judith Field have stories reprinted in the Fabula Argentea 5th Anniversary Anthology. Laura Arciniega, who has a quarterly-exclusive story in Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2018, recently had her first published piece in issue 3 of Burnt Pine Magazine. You...

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    What are our Mad Scientist alumni up to now?

    by  • October 25, 2017 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    Cover art for The Price of Time

    This month’s mad scientist alum news brings us novels, short stories, translations, and honorable mentions! Candida Spillard has a new novel, The Price of Time, available in print and for Kindle, under the name C. L. Spillard. Caroline Yoachim had three stories published in anthologies in September: “Faceless Soldiers, Patchwork Ship” in Infinity Wars (Solaris, 2017), “Dreams as...

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    More Alumni News

    by  • September 27, 2017 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Business As Usual

    Our mad scientist alums have had a very productive summer. Here are a few more things that have been published or accomplished recently! S. Qiouyi Lu’s story, “What Could Be,” appeared at Daily Science Fiction. Escape Pod produced Caroline M. Yoachim’s story, “Four Seasons in the Forest of Your Mind,” in an audio version....

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    Mad Scientist Alumni News

    by  • August 23, 2017 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017

    Our MSJ alums (and one of our co-editors) have been up to all sorts of writing excitement recently! Here’s a sampling of what we’ve heard about! Steve Toase has a story in the Janus issue of Pantheon Magazine. Gwendolyn Kiste’s novella, Pretty Marys All In a Row, is due out from Broken Eye Books this...

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    Alumni News

    by  • July 19, 2017 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Negative Return by Jessie Kwak

    We’ve got a bunch of news from past and future alumni! T. J. Tranchell has published a collection of short stories, Asleep in the Nightmare Room, through Blysster Press. This marks his second publication with Blysster Press, who published his novella, Cry Down Dark, last year. Jessie Kwak, who has a story forthcoming in MSJ later...

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    News from Mad Scientists

    by  • June 14, 2017 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    Science in Sci-fi, Fact in Fantasy

    Chapter One of MSJ alum Domenic diCiacca’s serial story, “Time’s Angel, Part 1,” is available at the Grantville Gazette. Future installments will follow. Dr. Candida Spillard, both an author and a scientist in her own right, has an article entitled “Radio Waves for Sci-fi Authors” as part of the Science in Sci-fi, Fact in Fantasy...

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    Mad Artists Making a Creepy Podcast!

    by  • May 12, 2017 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    Do you like spooky stories? Have you lost entire hours reading about monster lore and bizarre unsolved mysteries on Wikipedia? Are you super-fascinated with this one serial killer, but don’t really tell people because you don’t want them to think you’re some sort of secret psychopath? It’s okay, friends. The crew from Morbid Moment...

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