Profile PictureRick Claypool

Rick Claypool (he/him) is the author of TENTACLE HEAD, THE MOLD FARMER, LEECH GIRL LIVES, and short stories that appear here and there online and elsewhere. You can hear him rant about one thing or another in Spec Fic Partisan, his audio column for the SFF podcast If This Goes On (Don't Panic). He grew up in the industrial outskirts of Pittsburgh, Pa., and currently resides in Rhode Island. For more, visit

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