Luna Station Quarterly is a speculative fiction magazine featuring stories by emerging women authors.
Now in our 9th year!

Fanfiction: More than Just a Geekfest

by KC Maguire

Author Cara Diaconoff has an interesting article out in the September 2016 Writer’s Chronicle about an experiment she conducted as a creative writing professor recently: teaching fanfiction in a writing class as part of an important emerging literary practice, or maybe even its own genre. In the article, she quotes some of her student work, […]

Get to know our editors: Dana Mele

by Jennifer Lyn Parsons

LSQ has a group of wonderful editors reading and preparing stories for every issue. They’ve graciously agreed to answer some questions so we can all get to know them a bit better. Today we get to learn more about Dana Mele. Hi Dana! First off, please tell us a bit about yourself. Have any super […]

Chapbook Review: Megan Milks “The Feels”

by Cheryl Wollner

Have you heard of the Black Warrior Review? Published out of the University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, a journal associated with an MFA program is not really the place you’d think to look for speculative fiction. But the BWR stakes a claim in the bizarre. On their website, the editors say: We seek risk-taking prose that […]

Cover Artist Interview: Sara Kipin

by Jennifer Lyn Parsons

Today we’re featuring an interview with the artist who illustrated the lovely lady knights who are gracing the covers of LSQ this year!  Hi Sara! Tell us a bit about yourself and what got you on the path to being an illustrator. Was there a defining moment that made you decide to make art your […]

Happy Birthday Virginia Woolf

by Cheryl Wollner

This week, we wish a happy 134th birthday to feminist innovative author, Virginia Woolf. We know her for Mrs. Dalloway. For A Room of One’s Own–the home of her famous quote: “A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.”) We know her for her suicide by […]

Pretendy Fun-Time Games: Grimdark

by SE Lenair

Let’s have a talk about the tried and tested tenet of grimdark. I’ve done it, you’ve done it, and nearly anyone who has entertained fandom and original character writing has done it. Grimdark writing within a fandom context envisions a scenario (or several) in which everything is terrible and the light at the end of […]