Dark Matter Magazine Contributions

The Last Science Fiction Story
Halloween Special Issue, October 2021

We Eat
Poetry Reprint
Halloween Special Issue, October 2021


Alan Vincent Michaels was born in Washington, D.C. and has called Rochester, New York home since 1980. He is a speculative fiction author and poet, delving into ancient civilizations and mind-exploring the cosmos. He is the program and marketing officer for R-SPEC (Rochester Speculative Literature Association), freelance technical / creative writer and writing instructor, graphic designer, and photographer. His award-winning poetry is featured on the SF & F Poetry Association website, and poems in Star*Line, Scifaikuest, A Flash of Dark: Vol. 3, Poetry in 13: Volume 3, and Dark Matter Magazine, with stories in Dark Matter Magazine and the A Flash of Dark: Vol. 3, 2034: Writing Rochester’s Futures, and Aethereal Engineer anthologies. You can learn more about Alan at https://www.alanmichaels.com