Disconnection, by Chris Lee Jones

FIRST PLACE Chris is a Welshman who has lived the last twenty years as an exile in rural England. He has worked in physics research, as an opto-electronic engineer, and most recently as a High School teacher. This story came together as an amalgam of two of his enthusiasms: science fiction and …

Boiler Room Beasties, by Gustavo Bondoni

2016 SFReader Story Contest 1st Place Gustavo Bondoni is an Argentine novelist and short story writer whose forthcoming novel, Outside, is slated for launch at Eastercon 2017.  The final cover art has been released. He is also the author of Siege, an SF tale of galactic survival, launched in December, 2016. When it comes …