#1 New York Times bestselling Sean Williams lives with his family in Adelaide, South Australia. He’s written some books–forty at last count–including the Philip K. Dick-nominated Saturn Returns, several Star Wars novels and the Troubletwisters series with Garth Nix. Twinmaker is the first in a new series that takes his love affair with the matter transmitter to a whole new level (he just received a PhD on the subject so don’t get him started). “The Cuckoo” is part of that universe.


Sean Williams has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

The Cuckoo

FICTION by Sean Williams in Issue 91 – April 2014

April 1st, 2075, 9:15-9:23am More than one thousand commuters traveling via d-mat arrive at their destinations wearing red clown noses; they weren’t wearing them when they left. The global matter-transmission network is rebooted, source of the glitch unknown. All the clown noses are destroyed except for three retained by private collectors. April 1st, 2076, 10pm […]