Aimee Ogden is a former science teacher and software tester; now she writes stories about sad astronauts and angry princesses. Her novellas Sun-Daughters, Sea-Daughters and Local Star debuted in 2021 from and Interstellar Flight Press respectively, and her short fiction has also appeared in Analog, Escape Pod, and Beneath Ceaseless Skies. With Bennett North, she edits Translunar Travelers Lounge, a magazine of fun and optimistic speculative fiction.

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Aimee Ogden has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

The Cold Calculations

FICTION by Aimee Ogden in Issue 183 – December 2021

Once upon a time, a little girl had to die. It’s just math. Wrong place, wrong time. Bad luck; too bad, so sad. We’ve all heard such stories, told them, shared them, collected them. Not in the way that we collect trinkets; more like how a sock collects holes. We’re submerged in such stories, we […]


FICTION by Aimee Ogden in Issue 172 – January 2021

Sorrel never intended to confer a child to the Braxos Corporation. But Sorrel had never intended a lot of things that managed to happen with or without her say-so. She had scarcely marched across the auditorium, diploma in hand, when Congress passed the Protecting America’s Children Act. Education was handed over to the private sector; […]
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