Aigner Loren Wilson is a PNW writer originally from the Jersey Shore whose love of speculative fiction propels her through her everyday life. She writes poetry, nonfiction, in-game stories, and fiction. Aigner is an associate editor and copy editor for the award-winning magazine Strange Horizons and horror podcast Nightlight, is a member of the neopro Codex Writers Group, and a writer for Oly Arts and Thurstontalk. She is an Otherwise Fellowship honorable mention for 2019, and her work appears in Arsenika, Terraform, and more. Currently, she is writing and editing for herself and others while working on the endless submission grind for her short and long works.

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Credits

Poetry

Christinea poem inspired by the Parker-Hulme Murder.

Phantom– an acrostic poem about possession.

Nonfiction

Correspondence from the Love Undergroundside writing project revolving around dating, sexuality, romance, and love.

Seven Black Women You’d Want on Your Side in a Horror Movielist article about black women in horror.

LGBTIcareer website that I am the lead article writer for.

Where to Find Christmas Lights in Olympia and Surrounding Areas– article for Thurstontalk featuring the best lights around town.

Thrifty Thurston Grabs a Seasonal Drink at Olympia Cafes– article for Thurstontalk that gives a small sampling of seasonal drinks in my area.

Thrifty Thurston Goes to the Movies for the Holidays– round-up article for ThurstonTalk about the holiday movies playing in town.

Thrifty Thurston Goes to Literary Readings in Olympia– article about book and story readings happening in my town.

Bring Your Mermaid Tails and Sunglasses to This Year’s Pizza Klatch Gayla– event article promoting the local LGBTQ+ youth organization’s annual gayla. 

Oly Eats Food Tours Allows Locals and Visitors to Take A Bite Out Of Olympia– business article highlighting an Olympia food tour company.

Oly Old Time Festival: An Interview with the Sassafras Sisters– interview with band the Sassafras Sisters. 

Tacoma Art Museum Receives First Arts Education Grant in Ten Years– article on Tacoma Art Museum’s recent grant win and recent exhibits.

Thrifty Thurston Goes to Plays for Children and Teens– write up of plays happening around Thurston County that are geared toward the younger audience. 

10 Podcasts for the Queer Community and Their Allies–  a collection of podcasts by queer people and for queer people that ranges from gay sports podcasts to queer fantasy audio dramas. 

An Interview with the 2020 Country Dance World Champion Maddie Bee– an interview I did with the 2020 Country Dance World Champion.

Fiction

Unwantedsscience fiction story where a homeless man reaches out to his estranged daughter to help him solve a haunting.

Dead Children Stop Playing for Ungrateful Audiences horror story written like a new article reporting on a haunting.

A Crisisscience fiction story about a future where military machines are executed if they fail to perform their duties.

Game Writing

VocaTales– vocabulary building game where I wrote micro stories for in-game play.

 Editing

Null(Void) by MultiMind– fiction story that about a broken world.

Review of Carnival Row by Vajra Chandrasekera– review article about the new Amazon show ‘Carnival Row’.

The Test by Sylvain Neuvel a review by Mark Granger– review article about a novel featuring a citizenship test that takes things to the extreme.

Soft Science by Franny Choi a review by Lesley Wheeler– review article about a poetry book featuring science fiction elements and themes to express complicated issues such as identity, language, and gender.

The Far Western Regions of the Archipelago are Where the Dragons Live by Alicia Cole– beautiful poem.

Autologous Transplant by Nisa Malli– another gorgeously written poem.

The Myriad Drumbeats of Afrofuturism: The Pitfalls of Lazy Publishing by Mame Bougouma Diene– a thoughtful piece on publishing native speakers over translating big names into other languages.

Paladin: A Fantasy LitRPG (Hades Online) by Alex Itsios– an engaging fantasy litRPG that follows a hero and his companions through a land plagued by the undead.

 

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