Phoebe Barton is a queer trans science fiction writer. Her short fiction has appeared in venues such as Analog, Lightspeed, and Kaleidotrope, anthologies from Neon Hemlock and World Weaver Press, and she wrote the interactive fiction, Nebula Award-finalist game The Luminous Underground for Choice of Games. Her story “The Mathematics of Fairyland” won the Aurora Award for Best Short Story in 2022.
When not writing, you might encounter Phoebe riding public transportation. As part of her Tunnel Visions series, she has written about her experiences with transit systems in more than a dozen cities across North America and Europe. She previously blogged at Acts of Minor Treason.
She lives with her family and many books in Hamilton, Ontario, and is represented by Kim-Mei Kirtland at Howard Morhaim Literary Agency. She serves as an Associate Editor at Escape Pod and is a 2019 graduate of the Clarion West Writers Workshop.