David Moles is a past finalist for the Hugo Award, the World Fantasy Award, and the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, as well as the winner of the 2008 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award. His work has appeared in Strange Horizons, Asimov’s Science Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, and various anthologies. He lives in California with his family.


David Moles has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

A Soldier of the City

REPRINT FICTION by David Moles in Issue 123 – December 2016

ISIN 12:709 13″ N:10 18″ / 34821.1.9 10:24:5:19.21 Color still image, recorded by landscape maintenance camera, Gulanabishtiïdinam Park West. At the top of the hill is a football court, the net nearly new but the bricks of the ground uneven, clumps of grass growing up from between the cracks. On the same side of the […]


REPRINT FICTION by David Moles in Issue 79 – April 2013

1. Encantada Bianca Nazario stands at the end of the world. The firmament above is as blue as the summer skies of her childhood, mirrored in the waters of la caldera; but where the skies she remembers were bounded by mountains, here on Sky there is no real horizon, only a line of white cloud. […]
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