Marissa Lingen is a science fiction and fantasy writer living in the Minneapolis suburbs. Her work has appeared in, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Strange Horizons, Uncanny, and more.


Marissa Lingen has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

Left to Take the Lead

REPRINT FICTION by Marissa Lingen in Issue 148 – January 2019

The day I found out my Uncle Will was still alive, I had been out spraying the crops in a full crinkly hazmat suit. The Earthers I was working for were nice people, but they always whined about the suits. To me they seemed light and airy, hardly even an annoyance compared to a vacuum […]

The Grandmother-Granddaughter Conspiracy

FICTION by Marissa Lingen in Issue 39 – December 2009

Dr. Hannah Vang watched the cephalid turn the box over with his tentacles. She leaned forward, aware of the timer out of the corner of her eye without watching it. He was a smart beastie, she knew, and would get into the box to get the icthyoid in it. The question was whether he’d learned […]
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