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Tara Campbell is a Washington, DC-based writer of crossover sci-fi. With a BA in English and an MA in German language and literature, she has a demonstrated aversion to money and power. Her work has appeared in the Washington Independent Review of Books, Potomac Review Blog, Hogglepot Journal, Lorelei Signal, Punchnel’s, GlassFire Magazine, the WiFiles, Silverthought Online, Toasted Cake Podcast, Litro Magazine, Luna Station Quarterly, Up Do: Flash Fiction by Women Writers, T. Gene Davis’ Speculative Blog, Master’s Review, Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly and Latchkey Tales, Elementals: Children of Water.
43 entries by Tara Campbell
I Keep My Exoskeletons to Myself: A Novel
By Marisa Crane
This thought-provoking debut deftly balances humor and pathos.
The Atmospherians: A Novel
By Alex McElroy
This engaging, incisive satire spars with toxic masculinity and modern media culture.
The Midnight Circus
By Jane Yolen
This dark, fantastical story collection takes readers to unexpected places.
What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker: A Memoir in Essays
By Damon Young
The author serves up his signature blend of wit and insight in this satisfying collection.
The Invoice: A Novel
By Jonas Karlsson
This spare, peculiar story offers a light take on a heavy question
Homegoing: A Novel
By Yaa Gyasi
From a debut novelist comes this ambitious, profound story spanning continents and generations
We Love You, Charlie Freeman
By Kaitlyn Greenidge
This debut novel tackles risky terrain: race, language, identity — and chimpanzees
The Man Without a Shadow: A Novel
By Joyce Carol Oates
A haunting tale of science, obsession, and impossible love.
The Relic Master: A Novel
By Christopher Buckley
A sardonic skewering of the Holy Roman Empire with satire as arch as a Gothic cathedral.
And West Is West
By Ron Childress
A smart, satisfying work about real people navigating the uneasy compromises of today’s world.
On the Road with Del and Louise: A Novel in Stories
By Art Taylor
Buckle up for some kicks on Route 66 with two lovable outlaws.
Secondhand Souls: A Novel
By Christopher Moore
The author dishes up another helping of slapstick supernatural craziness.
The Gracekeepers: A Novel
By Kirsty Logan
This debut creates a dazzling (if damp) future with ethereal inhabitants.
My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers Her Family’s Nazi Past
By Jennifer Teege and Nikola Sellmair
The author struggles to reconcile fond memories of her grandma with that woman's love of a mass murderer.
The Rabbit Back Literature Society
By Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen; translated by Lola M. Rogers
Come visit a twee little town with a whimsical name and deep, dark secrets.
The Back of the Turtle: A Novel
By Thomas King
Heavy themes are handled lightly in this playful, wonderfully readable tale by a gifted indigenous author.
The Bees: A Novel
By Laline Paull
Insects are ruthless, sexy, and compassionate in this unusual tale.
The Museum of Extraordinary Things: A Novel
By Alice Hoffman
A love story set in the dark and magical circus-sideshow world of early 20th-century America.
Sisterland: A Novel
By Curtis Sittenfeld
As the lives of twins with psychic powers take different turns, it raises questions about what it means to be your own person.
The Pretty One: A Novel about Sisters
A lively look at three sisters’ ability to hold on to family — despite family.