Dora Klindžić is a writer, journalist and astrophysicist (not necessarily in that order) hailing from the Republic of Croatia. Her nonfiction has been featured on gender and media culture websites, and her speculative fiction reached the finals in the 2017 SCI-FI-LONDON 48 Hour Flash Fiction Challenge. This is her first publication. She is currently employed in the Netherlands, writing a thesis on deep-space tracking of spacecraft using methods of astronomical radio interferometry. When she’s not building rockets, she’s building worlds.


Dora Klindžić has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

The Cosmonaut's Caretaker

FICTION by Dora Klindžić in Issue 141 – June 2018

Landing planetside used to be a good feeling. Standing on the other side of the airlock door and knowing that when they open, I would be faced with the bustling life of a busy port; that comforting mélange of voices and scents, the backdrop of civilization, of aliveness, that usually goes unnoticed by anyone who […]
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