Cyd Athens

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Cyd Athens


A pronoun-fluid, gay, sexagenarian POC, Cyd Athens credits public libraries with introducing them to the worlds of speculative fiction. They are or have been: a University of California San Diego (UCSD) certified copy editor; a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA); a first reader for Strange Horizons; an associate editor for the Unidentified Funny Objects (UFO) humorous science fiction and fantasy anthologies; and, a reviewer and assistant managing editor for Tangent Online. Their debut short story, “Welcome to Gray,” appears in the Parvus Press If This Goes On anthology. Originally from 45.5231° N, 122.6765° W, Cyd now resides in 49.2827° N, 123.1207° W. They live online at and on Twitter as @CydAthens.

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    Cyd's Writing in Fireside

  • Apr 9, 2019