Author Archives: Anil Menon

About Anil Menon

Anil Menon worked for about nine years in software R&D worrying about things like secure distributed databases and evolutionary computation. Then, he says, he shifted to a different kind of fiction. His short fiction has appeared in magazines such as Albedo One, Apex Digest, Chiaroscuro, Interzone, LCRW, Sybil’s Garage and Strange Horizons, as well as many anthologies. He was nominated for the 2006 Carl Brandon Society’s Parallax Prize. His debut YA novel The Beast With Nine Billion Feet (Zubaan Books, 2009) was short-listed for the Vodafone-Crossword Children’s Fiction Award. He can be reached at

Clarkesworld Magazine, #54, March 2011

The two fiction pieces in the March issue of Clarkesworld share some similarities. Both stories have female protagonists who are also narrators. The protagonists have bodies that set them apart from the human species. The story-worlds in both are radically … Continue reading

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Welcome To The Greenhouse

A review of “Welcome to the Greenhouse” (ed. Gordon Van Gelder) Continue reading

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Weird Tales, #356, Summer 2010

Review of Weird Tales, Issue #356 Continue reading

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