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

Reflecting on Favorite Writers


Over the years, I’ve been embarrassed about my top ten favorite books, particularly the top five. The list changes every few years at the discovery of a new author or a favorite book, but my top five are pretty cemented: J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Neil Gaiman, William Faulkner, and Brian Jacques. Sometimes, […]

Happy Birthday, Ursula K. Le Guin!

Ursula K. Le Guin celebrates her 87th birthday today! Best known for her novel The Left Hand of Darkness and her Earthsea Cycle Series, Le Guin has been promoting and defending speculative fiction since the 1960s. No on knows better than she that realism holds the literary currency in our current climate, though her work […]

On the Term “Speculative Fiction”


Writers have argued and continue to argue over the term “speculative fiction.” I first used the term as a college freshmen—a way to say I wrote fantasy but sound more “artsy” or important. My creative writing professor quickly said that all fiction is speculative and it was a bad term. Regardless of general opinion, the […]