Filip Hajdar Drnovšek Zorko is a Slovenian-born writer and translator. He grew up in Slovenia, Ireland, Australia, and the UK, and currently resides just outside Portland, Maine. He understands that his name is a bit confusing, and would like you to know that “Drnovšek Zorko” is the surname. He attended Clarion West in 2019 and his work has previously appeared in Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and elsewhere. In his spare time he is a keen quizzer—British readers may recognize him from that one time he was on University Challenge.

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Filip Hajdar Drnovšek Zorko has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

For Whom the Psychopomp Calls

FICTION by Filip Hajdar Drnovšek Zorko in Issue 184 – January 2022

We picked the psychopomp up on Svetove. That’s the far end of the arc, far from Earth as anyone ever been. Little station, off the ecliptic, automated most times save when there were deep space haulers like us in residence. Raw material goes in, antimatter fuel comes out, and if the conversion goes bad, least […]

The AI That Looked at the Sun

FICTION by Filip Hajdar Drnovšek Zorko in Issue 160 – January 2020

As excerpted from Acausal Drift: An Oral History of Machine Sentience, Second Edition. It all started with the solar flare. I do mean all of it—the story I’m about to tell, and the revolution of sorts that sprang from it, and my life, such as it is. I was spun into existence from a half […]
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