Richard Scott Larson is a fiction writer and critic. He holds an MFA from NYU, which he earned at the Writers Workshop in Paris, and his short stories have recently appeared in failbetter, Joyland, Hobart, Wigleaf, Booth, and other journals and anthologies. His fiction has also been reprinted twice in Wilde Stories: The Year's Best Gay Speculative Fiction. As a film and literary critic, his work has appeared regularly in venues such as Publishers Weekly, Slant Magazine, and Strange Horizons. He was the Assistant Editor of the "Queers Destroy Fantasy!" issue of Lightspeed Magazine and he also frequently judges fiction contests for NYC Midnight. Born and raised in St. Louis, MO, he now lives in Brooklyn and works for the Expository Writing Program at NYU.
"Everyone Down Here is Fine," Hobart
"The Red Panda Escapes," Wigleaf
"Secret Identity," Hobart
"The Night of the Comet," Booth
"The Seismologist," failbetter
"Envious Moons," Joyland