Luna Station Quarterly is a speculative fiction magazine featuring stories by emerging women authors.
Now in our 9th year!

Happy Birthday, Margaret Atwood!

by Anna O’Brien

Get out your party hats, dear readers, (or maybe your handmaid’s bonnets?), because today we’re celebrating the birthday of the author, poet, environmentalist, literary critic, essayist, and inventor Margaret Atwood. A household name after Hulu picked up her novel The Handmaid’s Tale, turning it into a serial show (and expanding it beyond the book), there […]

Reading & Protest


National news outlets have been touting the rise in sales of George Orwell’s 1984. My Twitter and Facebook feeds have been sprinkled with comments about how it was time to reread the dystopian classic, particularly after “alternative facts” became a thing. People are following through with this desire to read 1984, according to the New […]

On the Term “Speculative Fiction”


Writers have argued and continue to argue over the term “speculative fiction.” I first used the term as a college freshmen—a way to say I wrote fantasy but sound more “artsy” or important. My creative writing professor quickly said that all fiction is speculative and it was a bad term. Regardless of general opinion, the […]

Superblog#2: Meet Star Phantom

by Lady Morse Code

Welcome back fans of female superhero writers! ************************************************************************************************** If this is your first time to visit the League Of Extraordinary Authoresses, have no fear! You can go back to visit the first issue by following the link at the bottom of this post or just start by reading this one. No backstory or prologue really needed. […]

Happy Birthday, Margaret Atwood

by Cheryl Wollner

Happy birthday to Margaret Atwood! While she is probably best known for her feminist dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale (1985), Atwood has also written poetry, short fiction, nonfiction, television scripts and children’s books. As readers and writers of speculative fiction, we owe her a lot and for more than the numerous works she has written. […]

A Look at Margaret Atwood’s Surfacing

by Danielle Perry

When I first read The Handmaid’s Tale, I was eighteen, a newly declared feminist, and spending the summer after my first year of college reading only books written by women. I went in not knowing much of anything about the book, except that it came highly recommended by my most simpatico high school friend. I […]