Fiona Moore is a two-time BSFA Award finalist, writer and academic whose work has appeared in Clarkesworld, Asimov, Cossmass Infinities, and four consecutive editions of The Best of British SF. Her most recent non-fiction is the book Management Lessons from Game of Thrones. Her publications include one novel; numerous articles in journals such as Foundation; guidebooks to Blake’s Seven, The Prisoner, Battlestar Galactica, and Doctor Who; three stage plays and four audio plays. She lives in Southwest England with a tortoiseshell cat which is bent on world domination.

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Fiona Moore has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

The Spoil Heap

FICTION by Fiona Moore in Issue 198 – March 2023

Up on the spoil heap Morag found a robot. This wasn’t that unusual in and of itself. She was always finding them, or parts of them anyway, frozen in contorted attitudes like dinosaur fossils, plastic housing cracked and aluminum limbs splayed. What was different about this one was that it was walking. Morag would go […]

The Slow Deaths of Automobiles

FICTION by Fiona Moore in Issue 192 – September 2022

In the woods, on the edge of the ravine, we found the corpse of a car. It was so close to the cliff edge, a determined push would have sent it tumbling down to the river. We climbed in and sat inside the rusting shell, on the sun-bleached fabric and perishing foam of the seats. […]

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 […]