About Us

Clarkesworld is a monthly science fiction and fantasy magazine first published in October 2006. Each issue contains interviews, thought-provoking articles, and between six and eight works of original fiction. Our fiction is also available in ebook editions/subscriptions, audio podcasts, print issues, and in our annual print/ebook anthologies. Clarkesworld has been recognized with a World Fantasy Award, three Hugo Awards, and a British Fantasy Award. Our fiction has been nominated for or won the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, BSFA, Sturgeon, Locus, Shirley Jackson, Ditmar, Aurora, Aurealis, WSFA Small Press, and Stoker Awards.


Neil Clarke


Email: neil@clarkesworldmagazine.com

Website: neil-clarke.com

Twitter: clarkesworld

Mastodon: @clarkesworld@mastodon.online

Facebook: neil.clarke

Hive: @clarkesworld

Sean Wallace


Email: sean@clarkesworldmagazine.com

Facebook: oldcharliebrown

Kate Baker

Podcast Director

October 2009 -

Non-Fiction Editor

January 2013 -

Email: kate@clarkesworldmagazine.com

Twitter: Kate_Baker

Facebook: katercakes

Kehkashan Khalid

Slush Reader

May 2020 -

Nelly Geraldine Garcia-Rosas

Slush Reader (Spanish/English)

October 2022 -

Loreto ML

Slush Reader (Spanish/English)

October 2022 -

Cristina Jurado

Slush Reader (Spanish/English)

October 2022 -

Former Staff

Anna I. Wu

Slush Reader

July 2021 - July 2022

Emily Schneider

Slush Reader

April 2021 - June 2022

HR Owen

Slush Reader

May 2020 - March 2022

Ann LeBlanc

Slush Reader

December 2019 - February 2021

Marie Vibbert

Slush Reader

April 2018 - October 2020

Storm Humbert

Slush Reader

September 2017 - September 2020

Betsy Aoki

Slush Reader

March 2019 - April 2020

Kathy Karch

Slush Reader

April 2019 - April 2020

Chris Urie

Slush Reader / Staff Interviewer

April 2015 - February 2019 / September 2015 - July 2019

Deidre Dykes

Slush Reader

April 2018 - April 2019

Achintya Prakash

Slush Reader

September 2017 - March 2019

Cherae Clark

Slush Reader

September 2017 - December 2018

Gardner Dozois

Reprint Editor

April 2013 - May 2018

Fabio Fernandes

Slush Reader

February 2016 - February 2018

Emma Osborne

Slush Reader

November 2016 - December 2017

Jessica Silbaugh-Cowdin

Slush Reader

September 2015 - February 2017

Terra LeMay

Slush Reader

October 2010 - February 2017

Carolyn O'Connor

Slush Reader

August 2014 - June 2016

John Emery DeLong

Slush Reader

July 2013 - November 2015

Leslianne Wilder

Slush Reader

August 2014 - September 2015

Aimee Picchi

Slush Reader

September 2013 - April 2015

Jeremy L. C. Jones

Staff Interviewer

September 2010 - December 2014

Cynthia Bermudez

Slush Reader

July 2013 - October 2014

Jason Strawsburg

Slush Reader

May 2011 - October 2013

Jamie Lackey

Slush Reader

September 2008 - October 2013

Cheryl Warner

Slush Reader

October 2012 - October 2013

Rebecca Adams Wright

Slush Reader

October 2011 - June 2013

Halsted M. Bernard

Slush Reader

October 2011 - June 2013

Jason Heller

Non-Fiction Editor

December 2011 - December 2012

Justin Howe

Slush Reader

October 2010 -September 2012

Cheryl Morgan

Non-Fiction Editor

January 2009 - December 2011

Nayad Monroe

Slush Reader

September 2008 - December 2011

Daniel Robichaud

Slush Reader

September 2010 - October 2011

Paul Abbamondi

Slush Reader

September 2008 - December 2010

Sean Markey

Slush Reader

September 2008 - November 2010

Ekaterina Sedia

Interim Non-Fiction Editor

August 2008 - December 2008

Nick Mamatas


October 2006 - July 2008

The Annual Clarkesworld Anthologies

All of the original fiction appearing in Clarkesworld Magazine is collected in our annual anthology series and published by Wyrm Publishing in trade paperback and ebook editions.


Currently available: Clarkesworld Year Twelve: Volumes One and Two, Clarkesworld Year Eleven: Volumes One and Two, Clarkesworld Year Ten: Volumes One and Two, Clarkesworld Year Nine: Volumes One and Two, Clarkesworld Year Eight, Clarkesworld Year Seven, Clarkesworld Year Six, Clarkesworld Year Five, Clarkesworld Year Four, Clarkesworld Year Three, Realms 2: The Second Year of Clarkesworld, and Realms: The First Year of Clarkesworld.

In print at Amazon and B&N. In ebook formats from Amazon, B&N, Kobo, Apple, and sometimes other booksellers.

Print Issues

Within one month of online publication, each issue will be published by Wyrm Publishing in print format. Copies are available from Wyrm at select SF conventions and via Amazon. You can find them here.


For wholesale terms, please contact wyrmpublishing@gmail.com.

Ebook Editions

Each issue of Clarkesworld is available for sale in Epub (Nook, Sony, Kobo, Apple, etc.) and Mobi/Kindle format. Copies are available via:

Details on subscribing to electronic editions of Clarkesworld can be found here.

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