Year of publication: 2010


Юджин Фишер

Science fiction, Story

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Eugene Fischer Adrift Eugene Fischer is a twenty-six-year-old author who grew up in San Antonio, Texas, and still makes his home there. Though his work has previously appeared online at Strange Horizons, this is his first print publication. The author tells us he clearly remembers “being eleven years old and spending an entire afternoon with the first short fiction periodical I ever read — the June 1995 issue of Asimov’s with James Patrick Kelly’s ‘Think Like a Dinosaur’ in it. Thirteen years later I attended the 2008 Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop, where Jim was one of my instructors.” Eugene began writing “Adrift” with the concept of a technology to obviate ports, but no story to tell until he found out about the deplorable situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Knowledge of the conditions in the DRC has led to his support for Women for Women International, www.womenforwomen. org, whose mandate is to help women victimized by...