Lisa M. Bradley is the author of the dystopian novel Exile (Rosarium Publishing, 2019) and the short fiction and poetry collection The Haunted Girl (Aqueduct Press, 2014). Her work has appeared in numerous venues, including the LeVar Burton Reads podcast, F&SF, Strange Horizons, Uncanny, Lightspeed, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Fantasy, and Rosalind’s Siblings: Fiction and Poetry Celebrating Scientists of Marginalized Genders (Atthis Arts, 2023). She is the co-editor, with R.B. Lemberg, of Climbing Lightly Through Forests: A Poetry Anthology Honoring Ursula K. Le Guin (Aqueduct Press, 2021). She is also a poetry editor at Strange Horizons. Lisa is a queer, disabled Latina originally from south Texas who now lives in Iowa, the traditional homeland of the Iowa, Meskwaki, and Sauk Nations, among others. You can chat with her on Bluesky ( or visit her website for more information: