Dark Matter Magazine Contributions
The Past and Future Lives of Test Subjects
Issue #1, January/February 2021
Octavia Cade is a New Zealand writer with a PhD in science communication. She has a particular interest in using speculative fiction to explore science history. Close to 50 short stories have been published in markets like Clarkesworld, Asimov’s, and Shimmer, and several novellas, two poetry collections, a nonfiction collection of essays, and a number of academic articles have also been published. She attended Clarion West 2016, is the 2020 writer-in-residence at Massey University, and is a Bram Stoker nominee. Her most recent book, The Stone Wētā, is a cli-fi novel exploring the need to protect climate data in the face of anti-science governments. Learn more about her work at https://ojcade.com.