Michael Swanwick


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in Schenectady, NY, The United States
November 18, 1950

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"My God! There's a Lost Civilization in Our Refrigerator"

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It's happened at last. One of my optioned stories has been made into an animated episode of Love Death and Robots, now streaming on Netflix.

The adult science fiction animation series  takes advantage of the nature of its medium. Each story takes exactly as much time to tell as the story requires--anywhere from five to fifteen minutes for the first series. So the plot doesn't have to be cut or... Read more of this blog post »
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“Writing is a matter of finding the appropriate balance of dinosaurs and sodomy.”
Michael Swanwick

“Perfection is death,' Anastasia said. 'The world is imperfect, but if it weren't, who would love it?”
Michael Swanwick

“Art should be beautiful, not ugly. It should be uplifting and redemptive. Art reassures us that life is good and that, however bad things may look at the moment, everything works out for the best in the end.”
Michael Swanwick, Chasing the Phoenix
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