Erin K. Wagner

Erin K. Wagner is a professor by trade, a medievalist by discipline, and a writer of speculative fiction by design.

She lives in upstate New York, a storied and story-making place, but her roots are in Appalachia, planted in rural southeast Ohio. Presently, she teaches an array of literature and composition courses in the SUNY system as an associate professor.

Her fiction is interested in examining how humans explain the inexplicable, and her writing has appeared in a number of magazines, including Apex, Clarkesworld, and Nightmare. Her second novella, An Unnatural Life, was released by, and her short story collection is forthcoming from Aqueduct Press. She is an active member of SFWA. Her website is

Fiction by Erin K. Wagner
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