Collection: Karen Aria Lin

By day, Karen Aria Lin is a technical writer in the software industry. By night, she writes speculative fiction stories that tend to feature Asian Americans or blue-skinned aliens. She contributed to the 2024 Aurora Award-nominated anthology GAME ON! by Zombies Need Brains. Her short fiction has also been published in Pulphouse Fiction MagazineHaven Speculative, and The First Line. When not writing, she is sending routes at the climbing gym or hiking with her Taiwanese Mountain Dog in the lush Pacific Northwest. You can find her website at