Short stories by Christie Yant

Christie Yant writes and edits science fiction and fantasy on the central coast of California. She was part of the editorial team of Lightspeed Magazine from its launch in 2010 through 2015, and remains involved with it and its sister publications as Associate Publisher. In 2014 she edited the Women Destroy Science Fiction! special issue of Lightspeed Magazine, which won the British Fantasy Award for Best Anthology. She has since co-edited four anthologies, and is a consulting editor for’s novella line. In 2020 she relaunched Fantasy Magazine with co-editor Arley Sorg. Her stories have appeared in magazines and anthologies including Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy(Horton), Analog, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and Shimmer. She currently tries to balance her writing life with her editing life with varying degrees of success.

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To cut costs during the mid-21st century financial crisis, a biotech company promising immortality disposed of some of its cryogenically preserved bodies. But one of its employees secretly held on to one of these bodies—a young woman who died of cancer in her twenties—and has been obsessed with taking care of her ever since.