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Matt Colborn is a freelance writer and academic with a background in cognitive science and a concern for environmental issues. He has written nonfiction for The Guardian, SFX, and Strange Horizons, amongst others. His first fiction was published in Interzone in 2001 and his short story collection, City in the Dusk, appeared in 2013. Matt is currently completing a novel.


By Matt Colborn

California's Humboldt Coast by Bob Wick Bureau Of Land Management

Return of the Wild

The future needs reimagining in light of the current ecological crisis. Untrammelled development and unthinking modernisation seem insufficient in the ...
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When Appliances Go Green

Aunt Crowfoot lived in a caravan deep in the Misty Dells plantation, part of a national network intended to soak ...
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