Marissa Lingen

Marissa Lingen is the author of over a hundred speculative fiction short stories. She lives in the Minneapolis suburbs with two large men and one small dog. She is currently embroidering Moomins on dishtowels and working on a middle–grade fantasy novel.

The New Girl

Badger had followed her dreams to the water’s edge, one day at a time spooling out in front of her as though it was meant to be when in fact it was only dreamed of. Then she was stuck, stymied, as her dreams only showed the water’s edge, nothing more, for days, and her food began to run out.

The Salt Path

At first the others didn’t trust Ilahi because he’d never killed anyone. But he could find things. This had been his job with their unit, finding the enemy, finding supplies, finding… anything.