Science Fiction

Science Fiction writers from Minnesota.

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Lyda Morehouse

Lyda Morehouse leads a double life. By day, she’s a mild-mannered science fiction author of the Shamus and Philip K. Dick award-winning AngeLINK series. By night, she’s the bestselling paranormal romance and urban fantasy writer, Tate Hallaway. She’s written and published more than a dozen novels (five as Lyda and nine as Tate), and together…

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Michael Merriam

Michael Merriam is an author, actor, poet, playwright, and professional storyteller living in Hopkins, Minnesota. His debut novel, Last Car to Annwn Station, was named a Top Book by Readings in Lesbian & Bisexual Women’s Fiction, and his novella, Should We Drown in Feathered Sleep, was long-listed for the Nebula Award. His scripts have been…

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Catherine Lundoff

Catherine Lundoff is a Minneapolis-based award-winning writer, editor, and publisher. Her recent stories and essays are available at the Sherlock Holmes and the Occult Detectives, Queer Weird West Tales, Divergent Terror, Fireside Magazine, American Monsters, Haunting Shadows: Wraith 20th Anniversary Anthology, World of Darkness: Ghost Hunters, Queer Voices, and Dream Foundry. Her recent titles include…

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Kevin Kuhn

Kevin Kuhn is a retired technology executive and currently teaches at Carlson School of Management in Minneapolis. He won the 2018 eLit Book Gold Medal for Science Fiction and was a finalist in the 2018 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Inspirational Fiction. He is an active member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers…

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Naomi Kritzer

Naomi Kritzer has been writing science fiction and fantasy for over 20 years. Her short story “Cat Pictures Please” won the 2016 Hugo and Locus Awards and was nominated for the Nebula Award. Cat Pictures Please and Other Stories was released in 2017. Her young adult novel Catfishing on CatNet (based on “Cat Pictures Please”)…

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J.M. Lee

Born and raised in the great Minnesota north, Lee spent his formative years searching for talking animals and believing he could control the weather. After pursuing nerdy interests in comparative film studies, screenwriting, and Shakespeare, he graduated from the University of Minnesota with a much nerdier degree in linguistics with a focus in Japanese phonology.…

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Pete Hautman

Pete Hautman is the author of more than 30 novels for adult, teen, and middle-grade readers, including the 2004 National Book Award winner Godless and Los Angeles Times Book Prize winner The Big Crunch. He has written three New York Times Notable Books and won four Minnesota Book Awards. His “young adult” novels range from…

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Steve McEllistrem

Steve McEllistrem has been a writer and editor for more than 25 years. He is the author of the Susquehanna Virus series (The Devereaux Dilemma, The Devereaux Disaster, The Devereaux Decision, and The Devereaux Deity) as well as the stand-alone novels, The Man Who Found His Moniker, Emerging Man, and Hound of God. He has…

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David Oppegaard

David Oppegaard grew up in the small town of Lake Crystal, Minnesota and wrote his first novel at the age of 15. His work is a blend of young adult, literary fiction, science fiction, horror, and dark fantasy and has been nominated for a Bram Stoker Award and a Minnesota Book Award. Oppegaard holds an…

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Kelly Barnhill

Kelly Barnhill is the author of four novels, most recently The Girl Who Drank the Moon, winner of the Newbery Medal. The Witch’s Boy received four starred reviews and was a finalist for the Minnesota Book Awards. Barnhill has been awarded writing fellowships from the Jerome Foundation, the Minnesota State Arts Board, and The McKnight…