Barth Anderson’s imaginative fiction, called “rollicking, “barbed and witty,” and “wildly inventive,” has appeared in Asimov’s, Strange Horizons, Polyphony, Alchemy, and a variety of other quality venues. Several of his stories have received Honorable Mentions in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror.

As a member of the Ratbastards writing and publishing group, he co-edited the first three critically acclaimed Rabid Transit chapbooks. In 2004, he received the Spectrum Award for Best Short Fiction for his short story “Lark Till Dawn Princess,” and his first novel, The Patron Saint of Plagues was published in 2006 by Bantam Spectra.

Barth has read Tarot for 27 years, bakes a bad-ass kashka bread, and, currently, he’s proudly honing his fatherhood skills. He lives with his wife Lisa and son Isaiah in Minneapolis.

Barth Anderson has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

Clockmaker's Requiem

FICTION by Barth Anderson in Issue 6 – March 2007

Krina nudged her clock, and it crept up her long neck, closer to her ear, tiny claws tickling. “Left. Left again,” it whispered. “Forward.” Behind Krina walked the confidante, a spider-limbed girl with lip rings to seal her mouth. She kept close to Krina, whose inventions always found the right way, no matter how the […]
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