Brit Mandelo is a writer and occasional critic. Her primary fields of interest are speculative fiction and queer literature, especially when the two coincide. Also, comics. Her fiction has recently appeared at Tor.com ("Though Smoke Shall Hide the Sun"). She is a Louisville native and lives there with her partner in an apartment that doesn't have room for all the books.

Brit Mandelo has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

Linguistics for the World-Builder

NON-FICTION by Brit Mandelo in Issue 55 – April 2011

Constructing a believable, habitable universe is one of the first things a writer of speculative fiction has to tackle—the idea of the world, its shapes and peoples, is a necessary thing to telling any story, but it’s especially tricky when you’re playing with reality. Both SF and fantasy have to address the problem of suspending […]
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