Luna Station Quarterly is a speculative fiction magazine featuring stories by emerging women authors.
Now in our 8th year!

Book Review: The Lord of the Rings

by Wendy Van Camp

Book Name: The Lord of the Rings Author: J.R.R. Tolkien First Published: 1954-1955 International Fantasy Award – 1957 Prometheus Hall of Fame Award 2009 John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was an English writer, poet, and university professor. He was born in South Africa to English parents, and moved back to England with his mother and brother […]

Book Review: Carry On (Rainbow Rowell)

by KC Maguire

I’m a big Rainbow Rowell fan and it’s lovely to see her writing in the fantasy genre so she can join the ranks of the speculative fiction aficionados among us. Her latest book, Carry On, is particularly interesting because it’s based on the novel-within-a-novel from her highly successful Fangirl. For anyone who has been living […]

Memory and Style in Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant

by T.v.E.Day

I read no articles or advanced reviews, so when the beautifully designed, author-signed first edition arrived at my local independent bookstore, I had no idea what to expect; beyond, that is, the unavoidable buzz: how Kazuo Ishiguro ventures into the world of fantasy with his latest novel, The Buried Giant. The oddness of Ishiguro’s story […]

It’s Not Too Late to Submit

by Cheryl Wollner

If you believe women’s voices matter and stories by women deserve to be told, submit your fiction to Luna Station Quarterly. If you believe speculative fiction is an integral part of storytelling and that women occupy a unique role in the genre, submit your fiction to Luna Station Quarterly. We’re looking for speculative fiction written […]

We Are Each Others Mentors

by Cheryl Wollner

I was at a reading by Bonnie Jo Campbell and a group of us writers were talking about poetry versus short stories versus novels and writers asking each other to provide feedback on their work. Campbell said that from her understanding, fiction writers cannot have mentors. Her logic is that there are only so many […]

Book Review: Sheepfarmer’s Daughter

by Wendy Van Camp

Book Name: Sheepfarmer’s Daughter Author: Elizabeth Moon First Published: 1988 1989 Compton Crook Award winner Born in McAllen, Texas, Susan Elizabeth Norris started writing when she was a small child. Her first novel was about the family dog. In her teens, she began writing science fiction. She considered writing to be a hobby and focused […]

Book Review: A Wizard of Earthsea

by Wendy Van Camp

Book Name: A Wizard of Earthsea Author: Ursula K. Le Guin First Published: 1968 Born in 1929 in Berkeley, California of an anthropologist father and writer mother, Ursula K. Le Guin was exposed at an early age to the life of academia, the art of writing and to the concepts of anthropology. Her father established […]

Suggested Readings from LSQ authors! Day 1

by Cheryl Wollner

Can’t wait to read more from LSQ’s authors? Waiting for your copy of The Best of Luna Station Quarterly to arrive on your doorstep? For a whole week we’ll be sharing additional gems from LSQ authors, celebrating all their writing achievements. Check out these publications by our authors who we certainly couldn’t get enough of. […]

December submissions are open!

by Jennifer Lyn Parsons

Once again our submission form is open (you can find it here: and we look forward to seeing all the massively awesome stories you have to share! Submissions close on August 15th, but there’s no time like the present. And don’t forget to share the word with your favorite authors!