Derryl Murphy is hoping now that he has two adult children he might have more time to write. Life is attempting to show him otherwise. His novel Napier’s Bones was a finalist for the Aurora Award, his short fiction collection Over the Darkened Landscape was shortlisted for the Sunburst, and he’s written a bunch of other short fiction and non fiction that has also failed to win when nominated. His most recent story is the novelette “In Memory Of” in the Tesseracts anthology Compostela. He tweets as @derrylm, and also used to tweet his grandfather’s and great-grandfather’s diaries of trapping in the north as @TrapperBud.

Derryl Murphy has the following works available at Clarkesworld:


REPRINT FICTION by Peter Watts and Derryl Murphy in Issue 144 – September 2018

“I hate you.” A four-year-old girl. A room as barren as a fishbowl. “I hate you.” Little fists, clenching: one of the cameras, set to motion-cap, zoomed on them automatically. Two others watched the adults, mother, father on opposite sides of the room. The machines watched the players: half a world away, Stavros watched the […]