Richard Leis is a reader for Tiny Donkey, an editorial assistant for Fairy Tale Review, and a writer of speculative fiction, nonfiction and poetry. He studies Creative Writing and English at the University of Arizona, where he is also the Downlink Lead for the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) team.
- “Fairy-Tale File Special Report: Cosplay Buffet.” Fairy Tale Review. Co-written and edited by Jon Riccio. 14 August 2015. Web.
- “What We Lose.” Tiny Donkey. 12 August 2015. Web.
- “Fairy-Tale File: Once Upon a Microchip.” Fairy Tale Review. Edited by Jon Riccio. 5 June 2015. Web.
- “Fairy-Tale File: The Technologists Grimm.” Fairy Tale Review. Edited by Jon Riccio. 20 February 2015. Web.
2014 Hattie Lockett Undergraduate Student Poetry Award | about Hattie Greene Lockett | award judge Karen Brennan | other winners Sally McCallum and Mason Gates
Recent Journal Posts
- The Men You Don’t Like (7/21/2015)
- Pluto Before New Horizons (7/12/2015)
- Fuck, Writing DOES Have Negative Consequences (6/30/2015)
Interviews and Mentions
- “Richard Leis, HiRISE Downlink Lead.” HiRISE. 10 December 2014. Web.
- Rose, Shari. “Cryonics believers alive and well in Scottsdale.” The Republic. 10 September 2014. Web.
- Gonzalez, Robbie. “See all the landing hardware that Curiosity scattered on the surface of Mars.” io9. 7 August 2012. Web.
- “NASA releases video of Curiosity’s descent, rover returns images of Martian mountain.” Fox News. 7 August 2012. Web.
- “Richard Leis Interview.” Immortality Institute. 15 February 2009. YouTube videos. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6
- McGrath, Kelly. “With medical advances, many put faith in freezing.” Cronkite News Service. 8 December 2008. Web.
- Kaliher, Jerad. “Member Profile: Richard Leis, Jr.” Cryonics. 2nd Quarter 2008, Volume 29:2, p. 16. PDF file.
- Messina, Irene. “Can technology and science add to our human existence? Transhumanists think so.” Tucson Weekly. 14 August 2008. Web.