Cory Skerry is an author, illustrator, and editor who lives in the Pacific Northwest with two rescued dogs and a judgmental bearded dragon. His greatest wish is that when his current meat shell falls apart, science will place his brain into the body of a giant killer octopus, with which he will be very responsible and not even slightly shipwrecky. He pinky swears.


Cory Skerry has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

Empress in Glass

FICTION by Cory Skerry in Issue 152 – May 2019

The train tracks slashed across the wetlands like a stitched wound, and to Meneja, the sun’s red light pooling on the marsh looked like congealing blood. “We’ll be there soon,” said her attendant. Meneja couldn’t remember this one’s name—she thought of the woman as Hatchet, because of her sharp edges. Like one of the white […]