Reviewers

Current Reviewers

Ben Serna-Grey is a writer and musician from Washington state, with music degrees from Las Vegas and British Columbia. His writing has appeared in various venues, including Flash Fiction Magazine and Two Cities Review, as well as regular music criticism articles for the heavy metal website Toilet Ov Hell. He also has sheet music published through Subito Music Publishing. You can find him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/bensernagrey. He reviews Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, Space and Time MagazineLamplight Magazine, and Unidentified Funny Objects for SFF Reviews. Read his reviews.

Caitlin Levine writes speculative fiction about spaceships and way too many dragons. Her work can be found in Zetetic Record. You can also find Caitlin on Twitter at @CaitLevine and on her website. She reviews Daily Science Fiction for SFF Reviews. Read her reviews.

Danielle Maurer writes fantasy and science fiction novels featuring tragic villains and publishes SFF book reviews on her blog. When she’s not hiding under her writing rock, she digitally markets things at her day job and reads while walking like a modern-day Belle. You can find her on Twitter at @wryraconteur. She reviews Strange Horizons and Tor.com for SFF Reviews. Read her reviews.

Drew Shiel works in online marketing analysis for learning management systems, a field so specialised that he doesn’t know anyone else in it. Otherwise, he’s a dedicated food historian, a SCAdian, and has played tabletop RPGs for something approaching 30 years. He reviews The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year series, starting with Vol. 8, for SFF Reviews. Read his reviews.

Duke Kimball is a writer and hat enthusiast. His writing has been in places like Bourbon Penn, Kaleidotrope, and Strange Horizons. His hats have been on his head. You can find him on Twitter @capndukekkimball and on his website.  He reviews assorted anthologies for SFF Reviews, and previous reviewed Escape Pod. Read his reviews.

Elliott Baye is a hobby writer and reader with a lifelong passion for speculative fiction. While studying to become an English professor, he avoids homework by reading and reviewing all manner of short fiction on his blog, and reviews Future Fire for SFF Reviews. You can occasionally find him on Twitter at @elliottbayeRead his reviews.

Elora Gatts is an editor with a startup in the Midwest. Her love of science fiction and fantasy has led her to become a copy editor for Strange Horizons, a first reader for Liminal Stories, and an associate editor at PodCastle. You can also find her on Twitter at @thegreatgattsby. She reviews Beneath Ceaseless Skies as well as assorted one-off anthologies for SFF Reviews. Read her reviews.

Essence B. Scott is an awesome person who likes SFF. She reviews Persistent Visions for SFF Reviews. Read her reviews.

Heather Rose Jones writes fantasy and historical stories, including the Alpennia series, and blogs about research on lesbian themes in history and literature at The Lesbian Historic Motif Project. She reviews Podcastle for SFF Reviews, hoping that it isn’t too much of a conflict of interest that they’ve published two of her stories. Read her reviews.

Joanna Z. Weston works as a bookseller by day, and writes by night. You can find her on Twitter at @jzweston. She reviews Apex Magazine for SFF Reviews. Read her reviews.

Jodie Baker is currently living her best life as a bookseller for a major British chain of book shops. She has no desire to go back to working in the “real world”. She is also one of the editors of Lady Business – the 2017 winner of the Hugo Award for Best Fanzine. She reviews Uncanny Magazine for SFF Reviews. Read her reviews.

Julia K. Patt is a writer, teacher, and editor from Maryland. Her fiction has appeared in Clarkesworld, Escape Pod, and Luna Station Quarterly, among other places. In her free time, she reads slush for Podcastle and also edits Seven by Twenty, a journal of Twitter literature. She reviews Glittership for SFF Reviews. Read her reviews.

Kate Bell is an awesome person who likes SFF. Read her reviews.

Mark Hepworth is an awesome person who likes SFF. He reviews Interzone for SFF Reviews. Read his reviews.

Meryl Stenhouse is an awesome person who likes SFF. She reviews Flash Fiction Online for SFF Reviews. Read her reviews.

Michael Hicks is an awesome person who likes SFF. Read his reviews.

Rob Francis is an academic and writer from the UK. His short works of SFF have appeared in various magazines and anthologies. He reviews Metaphorosis as well as assorted one-off anthologies for SFF Reviews. Read his reviews.

Sara L. Uckelman lectures in logic and philosophy of language at Durham University by day and writes speculative fiction by night. She is also a first reader for Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores. She reviews Luna Station Quarterly as well as assorted one-off anthologies for SFF Reviews. Read her reviews.

Sarah Grace Liu is a writing tutor at SUNY: College at Brockport, where she received her MA. She works as a freelance editor of SFF novels while also writing her own. Sarah reviews Shimmer and SFF poetry for SFF Reviews. Read her reviews.

Tiffany Crystal is a nanny, a cashier at 711, and a full-time student. It sounds like a lot of work, but it’s mostly listening to people complain about things she has no control over or looking at a person/thing and wondering “How the heck did that end up there?!” When she’s not working or studying, she’s creating new worlds and writing about them. Tiffany reviews Syntax and Salt for SFF Reviews. Read her reviews.

Winnie Ramler is an awesome person who likes SFF. She reviews Nightmare Magazine for SFF Reviews. Read her reviews.

Yana Shepard is an anxiety riddled woman who takes one day at a time. She reviews Broadswords and Blasters for SFF Reviews. She writes in her free time. You can find her on Twitter @Yana_Shepard and her stories on WordPress. Read her reviews.

Past Reviewers

Kerstin Hall is an awesome person who likes SFF. She reviewed Clarkesworld Magazine for SFF Reviews. Read her reviews.

Michael Johnston teaches English at a Sacramento, California high school. On his off hours, he writes science fiction and fantasy. He reviewed Fantasy and Science Fiction for SFF Reviews. In addition to his blog, you can find him on Twitter at @MREJohnston. Read his reviews.

Kathryn Kania is an awesome person who likes SFF. They reviewed Strange Constellations. Read their reviews.

Kiera Lesley is a writer, reader and reviewer from Melbourne, Australia who wouldn’t be complete without tea, her journals, and stories about people finding and believing in strange things. She blogs and writes reviews of longer works on her website. You can find her on Twitter at @KieraLesey. She reviewed Asimov’s Science Fiction for SFF Reviews. Read her reviews.

Standback hangs out at File 770, Twitter, and on his on-again-off-again short story discussion club, Short Story Squee & Snark. Standback has been reading The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction since 2000, and he reviewed the magazine for SFF Reviews. Read his reviews.