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Fact: Fiction Crawler No 15 by Matthew Sanborn Smith 01:35


Short Fiction: 2014 Hugo Nominee – “If You Were a Dinosaur, My Love,” by Rachel Swirsky 10:20

If you were a dinosaur, my love, then you would be a T-Rex. You’d be a small one, only five feet, ten inches, the same height as human-you. You’d be fragile-boned and you’d walk with as delicate and polite a gait as you could manage on massive talons. Your eyes would gaze gently from beneath your bony brow-ridge. 

This narration originally appeared on Apex Magazine and is used with permission.


Rachel Swirsky holds an MFA in fiction from the Iowa Writers Workshop and attended Clarion West in 2005. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies...

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