Welcome back to The Pop Quiz at the End of the Universe, a recurring series here on Tor.com featuring some of our favorite science fiction and fantasy authors, artists, and others!
Today we’re joined by G. Carl Purcell, a science fiction writer whose work has appeared in magazines including New Genre, Open City, and The 2nd Hand. He was a frequent contributor to McSweeney’s website in its early days, and his work there has been anthologized in Created in Darkness By Troubled Americans: The Best of McSweeney’s Humor Category. He is also a co-creator of the No Slander blog.
Greg’s story “The Mercurials” will be published in Monstrous Affections, an anthology edited by Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant, available September 9th from Candlewick Press. Get a better look at Yuko Shimizu’s cover art for the anthology as well as the full table of contents here on Tor.com.