Shaenon K. Garrity

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Skin Horse (ongoing)
Somewhere in this great nation is a top-secret government agency dedicated to aiding America's nonhuman citizenry, but on a very tight budget. Daily comic strip cowritten by Jeffrey Channing Wells and me, drawn by me.

Monster of the Week (ongoing)
I recap every episode of The X-Files in twelve-panel form. Because it's fun, that's why.

Li'l Mell (on hiatus)
Wee tiny children engaged in wee tiny adorable adventures. A semi-spinoff of Narbonic. Weekly comic written by me and drawn by various artists.

Smithson (on hiatus)
Smithson College has a campus superhero, an a capella group that dabbles in black magic, the Nonconformist Chair Movement, and a pretty solid art department. Weekly comic written by me and drawn by Brian Moore, with additional art by Roger Langridge. Currently on hiatus, but there's a big archive--go read!

Narbonic (completed)
Mad science in the workplace. Daily comic strip written and drawn by me. Originally ran from 2000 to 2006; now rerunning with Director's Cut commentary.

Trunktown (completed)
Bums, anarchists, swamis, and elephants face off against a feckless rapper king. Daily comic written by me and drawn by Tom Hart. Originally ran in 2001.

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Short story published in Kaleidotrope, April 2017.

Short story published in Podcastle, January 2017.

"The Last Bad Ladies"
Short story published in the "Star Trek" issue of The Mondegreen, January 2017.

"The Deliverable"
Short story published in Unidentified Funny Objects 5, September 2016.

"Demon Clown Diary"
Short story published in The Sockdolager, Summer 2016.

"To Whatever"
Short story published in The Drabblecast, August 2014.
Voted Best Story of 2014 in the Drabblecast People's Choice Awards

"The Invasion Commander's Motion for New Business"
Short story published in Day One, June 2014.

"Francisca Montoya's Almanac of Things That Can Kill You"
Short story published in Lightspeed Magazine, April 2014.

"Flying on My Hatred of My Neighbor's Dog"
Short story published in The Drabblecast, October 2013. Podcast available.
Reprinted in Funny Science Fiction.
Voted Best Story of 2013 in the Drabblecast People's Choice Awards

"Punk Voyager"
Short story published in Escape Pod, January 2013. Podcast available.
Voted Best Story of 2013 in the Escape Pod Reader's Poll Award

"He Could Be Ambrose Bierce"
Short story published in Daily Science Fiction, December 2012.

"Colorless Green Ideas"
Short story published in James Gunn's Ad Astra, July 2012.

"Librarians in the Branch Library of Babel"
Short story published in Strange Horizons, October 2011. Reprinted in Funny Fantasy.

"The All-Night Truck Stop Polka Band"
Short story published in Strange Horizons, June 2011.

"Prison Knife Fight"
Podcast available at
Short story published in Machine of Death: A Collection of Stories About People Who Know How They Will Die, 2010.

No One Knows You're a Dog
The Comics Journal
My semi-regular column on webcomics.

Otaku USA
I review manga for this print magazine.

House of 1,000 Manga
Anime News Network
I wrote for this weekly manga column from 2013-2015.

All the Comics in the World
Archive of my 2007-2012 column for

My Livejournal
Includes the Overlooked Manga Festival and the strangely popular Edward Gorey's "The Trouble with Tribbles."

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