New Short Story: "Rail Work" in HOZ Journal of Speculative Literature, Volume 1

Cover of House of Zolo's Journal of Speculative Literature Volume 1 with an illustration of a woman in futuristic VR headgear with tree branches growing out of her head

I’m excited to share the news that my first published science fiction short story is now available in the very first volume of the House of Zolo’s Journal of Speculative Literature!

I wrote the first draft of “Rail Work” way back in the summer of 2015 in response to a contest prompt. Over the years, I further developed and expanded the story into what I hope readers find is an emotional journey about being left behind.

This first volume of the HOZ’s Journal of Speculative Literature is packed with both speculative fiction and poetry, and there is already a second volume in the works. Digital copies are available for purchase now and the printed book will be available on January 7, 2020.

Richard Leis

Richard Leis

Richard Leis (he/him/his) lives in Tucson, Arizona where he writes poetry and fiction, attends and teaches writing workshops at the Writers Studio Tucson, and works for HiRISE, a team in the Lunar & Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona with a camera in orbit around Mars onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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