Category Archives: Mad Scientist News

MSJ Alumni Writing Poetry, Teaching, and Podcasting

MSJ alum Deborah L. Davitt has a collection of her speculative fiction poetry coming out from Finishing Line Press on October 11th titled The Gates of Never, which you can pre-order now! If you’re in the Cambridge, Massachusetts, area, MSJ … Continue reading

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MSJ Alumni with New Stories Online!

A few of of our MSJ alumni have new stories available to read online! Marlee Jane Ward’s story, “The Beasts and the Birthday,” is available at Curious Fictions. MSJ alum Deborah L. Davitt teamed up with fellow writer Kurt Pankau … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: June 2019

A relatively quiet month. We were open for our final ever call for submissions, which resulted in a record volume of submissions. We also rolled the Summer 2019 quarterly out the door.

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Alumni Exploring Solarpunk Winters

Last year, we reviewed Glass and Gardens: Solarpunk Summers, which featured a number of MSJ alumni. Now, World Weaver Press is putting out Glass and Gardens: Solarpunk Winters, and once again, the table of contents is chock full of our alumni! Wendy … Continue reading

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Alumni Write Epic Fantasy and More

Several anthologies have announced their tables of contents recently, and we’re pleased to see our alumni in them! Two of our alumni have stories forthcoming in Flame Tree Publishing’s Epic Fantasy anthology. Both Lucinda Gunnin and Wendy Nikel were recently … Continue reading

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MSJ at Washington State Summer Con

This weekend, Mad Scientist Journal is going to the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup, Washington, for Washington State Summer Con. The event will have celebrities, cosplay, vendors, and more, and we’re excited to be among the vendors. If you’re attending … Continue reading

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New Short Fiction and Novels from MSJ Alum

Several MSJ alum have published new short fiction and novels recently! Patrick Hurley’s story, “The Memory Bank & Trust,” recently appeared at Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores, with some fantastic art accompanying it! Atthis Arts’ Five Minutes at Hotel Stormcove anthology … Continue reading

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Mad Scientist Journal at Norwescon

While Mad Scientist Journal and DefCon One Publishing will not have a formal presence at Norwescon 42, in the dealer’s room or author’s row, we will be at the convention! We’re taking the year off from selling our books, but if … Continue reading

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Collaborations, Non-Fiction, and More from MSJ Alum

Our MSJ alum have been up to all sorts of interesting projects recently! Curtis C. Chen is part of a team of four authors writing Ninth Step Station, a serial story with weekly episodes about police detectives in a future Tokyo. … Continue reading

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Mad Scientists at Emerald City Comic Con

Emerald City Comic Con, also known as ECCC, is an enormous convention in Seattle, and although Mad Scientist Journal will not have an official presence there, MSJ Editorial Assistant and alumni Amanda Cherry will be a panelist at this convention. You can find … Continue reading

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