Will McIntosh is a Hugo award winner and finalist for the Nebula and other SF/F awards. His novels include Defenders, Love Minus Eighty, and Soft Apocalypse. Along with nine novels, Will has published around fifty short stories. He was a psychology professor before turning to writing full-time, and lives in Williamsburg, Virginia with his wife and their twins.


Will McIntosh has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

Mom Heart

FICTION by Will McIntosh in Issue 182 – November 2021

The front door banged open. “Daddy! Dadd-deee!” Bluet wailed. I rushed to Bluet. Bluet’s eyes were wet. Karina hung back, blank-eyed, as Bluet bolted forward. “Regan called Mommy dead.” I wrapped Bluet in a hug. “I’m sorry.” My voice was muffled, my face pressed into Bluet’s hair. “That was not a nice thing to say.” […]