John McNeil writes science fiction on authority and rebellion, plants and animals in curious positions, and the search for one’s place in the multiverse. His work has appeared previously in Ab Terra Flash Fiction and 365 Tomorrows.


John McNeil has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

The Old Moon

FICTION by John McNeil in Issue 185 – February 2022

Viburn couldn’t believe I liked the cold. “I mean the deep cold,” I said. “At the bottom of a crater on the old moon, in a permanent shadow.” “But that must have been, that must have been,” shuddered Viburn. “If it never got starlight?” “Never.” I poured water onto Viburn. “And there was no atmosphere […]