During the day, author Beston Barnett designs and builds furniture in San Diego. At night, he plays Romani jazz. The rest of the time, he writes quirky little stories in which he struggles–rarely successfully–to leave his characters living happily ever after. He is a graduate of the 2018 Clarion Workshop.


Beston Barnett has the following works available at Clarkesworld:


FICTION by Beston Barnett in Issue 155 – August 2019

1<air> I am lonely on Earth. As with many of my emotions, I cannot be certain whether this loneliness is a result of Earth socialization or genuine inborn experience. But I do pine for a companion. Not sexual intercourse though, I cannot pretend an interest in that. I could have something to mimic erogenous zones […]