Jess Barber


Jess Barber, Writer

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Joined: June 15, 2016
Last Visited: July 27, 2020

Writer Team

Write-a-Thon Team: Intrepid Souls 2015

Writer Bio

Jess Barber grew up in northeastern Tennessee and now lives in Cambridge Massachusetts, where she spends her days (and sometimes nights) building open-source electronics. She is a graduate of the 2015 Clarion Writing Workshop, and her work has recently appeared in Lightspeed, Clarkesworld, and The Year’s Best Science Fiction. You can find her online at

Writing Goal

at least thirty hours in the chair by the end of the thon!

writing goal:
30 hours in the chair


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