Vylar Kaftan’s fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, ChiZine, and Abyss & Apex. She lives in northern California and volunteers as a mentor for teenaged writers.


Vylar Kaftan has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

Lydia's Body

FICTION by Vylar Kaftan in Issue 2 – November 2006

The girl did everything for him. She polished his boots with bear grease and swept the floor with a willow broom. She washed the sheets, both sets, once a week. She dried them on a clothesline near their house—the one-room log cabin she guessed he’d built himself. Sometimes the Wisconsin breeze blew more dirt into […]
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