Fiona Moore is a London-based writer and academic whose first novel, Driving Ambition, is available from Bundoran Press. Her short fiction and poetry have appeared in Asimov’s, Interzone, and Mad Scientist Journal, with reprints in Forever Magazine and Best of British SF; her story “Jolene” was shortlisted for the 2019 BSFA Award. She has co-written three stage and four audio plays and a number of guidebooks to cult TV series, as well as non-fiction articles for numerous print and online SF publications.


Fiona Moore has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

The Island of Misfit Toys

FICTION by Fiona Moore in Issue 171 – December 2020

Call him Santa, because why not. It’s not the name he was born with. But it is the name he was called most often: by the kids who’d yell at him as he limped down the street with his sleeping bag open and wrapped round him for warmth, by the shopkeepers firmly pushing him out […]

The Lori

FICTION by Fiona Moore in Issue 167 – August 2020

The problem with sentient battle tanks is their drivers. Realizing this after (unfortunately not before) the Battle of Kuching, the military quietly shifted their AI strategies toward botnets and other nonsocial intelligents that can take down the utilities and welfare systems of entire regions without worrying too much about the consequences. Sentient battle tanks quietly […]