Bud Sparhawk has sold about seventy science fiction stories and recently published one novel – VIXEN. He has been a three-time Nebula finalist for his novellas.
In 2049, nobody can have kids. Well, almost nobody. And nobody knows why. So I’m a real rarity. A real girl. Most kids are just robots. Good enough to fool the maternal instinct. Good enough to stop the riots. Good enough to play with. Sometimes.
Two-time Prix Aurora Award finalist and winner of The Galaxy Project, Forest’s stories appear in Analog, Asimov’s, OnSpec, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, AE SF Review, and her collection, Immunity to Strange Tales. She edits for Edge Press.