Dominica Phetteplace writes fiction and poetry. Her work has appeared in Zyzzyva, Asimov’s, Analog, F&SF, Lightspeed, Copper Nickel, Ecotone, Wigleaf, The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, and Best Microfiction 2019. Her honors include a Pushcart Prize, a Rona Jaffe Award, a Barbara Deming Award and fellowships from I-Park, Marble House Project, and the MacDowell Colony. She is a graduate of UC Berkeley and the Clarion West Writers Workshop.


Dominica Phetteplace has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

We'll Always Have Two Versions of Pteros

FICTION by Dominica Phetteplace in Issue 173 – February 2021

1. Lily 1 Everything was going great until Barry announced one morning that he was in the wrong timestream. “The wrong what?” He seemed sluggish. Disoriented. In need of coffee. “I’m not supposed to be here.” The wedding was in three months. There had been multiple disagreements about the dessert platters and the dance numbers. […]

No Vera There

FICTION by Dominica Phetteplace in Issue 99 – December 2014

What type of sudoku puzzle are you? You are a black belt puzzle.  You are practically unsolvable. What type of heart do you have? A red hot heart. It tastes like cinnamon. What Tarot card are you? The fool. You are starting over. What type of white girl are you? Cool white girl. Everyone wants […]