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Marion Deeds

Marion Deeds, author photo

After a long career in public service, Marion Deeds retired in 2012 to devote more time to writing. In over thirty years of working with the public in a large bureaucracy, she has enough crazy stories to fill an epic fantasy trilogy easily; only she thinks people would find the work implausible. Her fiction has appeared in Daily Science Fiction and is forthcoming in Podcastle and the anthology Strange California. She reviews and writes a weekly column for the speculative fiction review site

Deeds likes reading good fantasy, good science fiction and good writing in general. In her own work, she loves to explore the junction of the everyday weird and the otherworldly. Deeds lives with her husband in Northern California, which she believes is the most beautiful place in the world and she is completely unbiased. She tends several birdfeeders and pays protection to the local gang of squirrels. You can read her blog at or find her on Twitter: @mariond_d.