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David Barr Kirtley

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David Barr Kirtley is an American short story writer. His fiction appears in print magazines such as Realms of Fantasy and Weird Tales, in online magazines such as Lightspeed and Intergalactic Medicine Show, on podcasts such as Escape Pod and Pseudopod, and in anthologies such as Fantasy: The Best of the Year, New Voices in Science Fiction, and The Living Dead. He is also the host of the Geek's Guide to the Galaxy podcast on Wired.com (geeksguideshow.com). ...more

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My grandfather Roger Barr passed away early this morning at the age of 98. He was my mom’s father, and was my last surviving grandparent. He was being cared for by my uncle Steve (his son) and aunt Denice — both medical professionals — and was still sharp and good-humored in his final days. Yesterday Steph Grossman and I got word that he had become unresponsive, and we were able to speak to him on

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"“Save Me Plz and Other Stories” is a collection of short stories by David Barr Kirtley, who is probably best known for hosting the Geeks Guide to the Galaxy Podcast at Wired.com. Before becoming a podcast host, Mr. Kirtley wrote a variety of types of" Read more of this review »
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"Though the stories in this book are short they pack a punch. Fantasy isn't my favourite so separating the stories by genre was really convenient, I did enjoy all the stories, particularly 'the second rat' and 'they go bump'. "
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