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Natania Barron

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Natania Barron is a writer with a penchant for the speculative; she is also an unrepentant geek. Her work has appeared in Weird Tales, EscapePod, The Gatehouse Gazette, Thaumatrope, Bull Spec, Crossed Genres, Steampunk Tales, Faerie Magazine, and in a number of anthologies. Her work often incorporates Victorian aesthetics with magic and science fiction, treading between genres whenever possible. Her first novel, Pilgrim of the Sky, debuted in 2011.

Her novella, Wothwood, is forthcoming in late 2016.

Natania is also the founder of The Outer Alliance, a group dedicated to queer advocacy in speculative fiction.

Natania holds a BA in English/Writing from Loyola University Maryland and an MA in English with a concentration in medieval literature f
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All I have is a voice

To undo the folded lie,

The romantic lie in the brain

Of the sensual man-in-the-street

And the lie of Authority

Whose buildings grope the sky:

There is no such thing as the State

And no one exists alone;

Hunger allows no choice

To the citizen or the police;

We must love one another or die.


W.H. Auden


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Kaiju Rising: Age of Monsters

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