Josh Pearce is a fiction writer and poet from the San Francisco Bay Area. He earned a B.A. degree in English with an emphasis on Creative Writing from SFSU and currently works as an editorial assistant at Locus Magazine. He lives in the East Bay with his wife and son. Find him on Twitter: @fictionaljosh or at One time, Ken Jennings signed his chest.


Josh Pearce has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

Falling in Love with Martians and Machines

FICTION by Josh Pearce in Issue 135 – December 2017

I can’t deny the thrill of the race circuit. I like being at his side as he balances on the edge of cryogenics and fireball. But I can never honestly claim to have fallen in love until the day the Martians arrive. The internal combustion heart of Chromium Jim’s hot rod glows blue under top […]
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