A. Brym is an Australian writer, illustrator and scientist who lives in motion: between towns, across countrysides and continents, and through worlds real, imaginary and metaphorical. The Clarion West Workshop of 2010 was one such journey, but more common travels include dreams in the creative corner, typing or reading in bed, and nurturing sourdough.


A. Brym has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

Antarctic Birds

FICTION by A. Brym in Issue 132 – September 2017

NIKAU I’m on my way to class, crossing the lawn quadrangle with several dozen other caged birds in parka-onesies and boots, when First Station Security chase down another Blackbird. “The Masters—” she screeches as muscle-enhanced Blues pile onto her “—they’ve lied to us!” She kicks and snarls and spits grass and blonde curls, but these […]