Rich Larson

Rich Larson was born in Galmi, Niger, has studied in Rhode Island and worked in the south of Spain, and now lives in Ottawa, Canada. His work has appeared in numerous Year’s Best anthologies and has been translated into Chinese, Vietnamese, Polish, Czech, French and Italian. His debut novel, Annex, comes out from Orbit Books in July 2018, and his debut collection, Tomorrow Factory, follows in October 2018 from Talos Press. Find free fiction and support his work via

Stories by Rich Larson:
“Penitents”Issue #245 – Science-Fantasy Month 4, February 15, 2018
“The Delusive Cartographer”Issue #187, November 24, 2015
“The King in the Cathedral”Issue #166, February 5, 2015

Reprinted in Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2016, ed. Rich Horton

“The Mermaid Caper”Issue #119, April 18, 2013

"Well-done characters" —Lois Tilton, Locus online

Podcasts by Rich Larson:
BCS 211: PenitentsIssue #245 – Science-Fantasy Month 4, February 15, 2018
BCS 144: The King in the CathedralIssue #167, February 19, 2015