Marie Vibbert has sold over eighty short stories to places like Nature, F&SF, and Analog. Her work has been translated into Vietnamese and Chinese. Her debut novel, Galactic Hellcats, about a female biker gang in outer space rescuing a gay prince, was on the British Science Fiction Association’s long list for 2021. Her second novel, The Gods Awoke (Journey Press, September 2022), is about a powerful telepathic sentience discovering she is not a god.


Marie Vibbert has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

We Built This City

FICTION by Marie Vibbert in Issue 189 – June 2022

Every sunset, Julia climbs the city her mother built. It feels enormous, on the outside. Inside, it’s cramped, a human anthill. It didn’t used to be, but Julia doesn’t remember what it felt like when there was room enough for everyone. In the locker room, Rafael’s elbow scissors into her personal space as Julia zips […]