Mercurio D. Rivera’s


Mercurio D. Rivera’s short fiction has been nominated for the World Fantasy Award and has appeared in numerous venues such as Asimov's Science Fiction, Lightspeed, Interzone, Nature, Black Static, Abyss & Apex, Space and Time, and elsewhere.  His work has been anthologized in Year’s Best SF 34, ed. Gardner Dozois (forthcoming) Other Worlds Than These, ed. John Joseph Adams, Year's Best SF 17, ed. Hartwell & Cramer, Unplugged: The Web's Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy, ed. Rich Horton, Paradox: Stories Inspired by the Fermi Paradox, and Solaris Rising 2, ed. Ian WhatesHis stories have been podcast at Escape Pod, StarshipSofa, and Beam Me Up and translated and republished in China, the Czech Republic, Poland and Spain. called his short story collection Across the Event Horizon (NewCon Press), “weird and wonderful,” with “dizzying switchbacks.”  Find him online at