Jeff Reynolds

Jeff is a writer from Maryland who works for Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, home of New Horizons and Parker Solar Probe. He’s only a software licensing analyst, though, and doesn’t do any cool stuff like building space probes or meeting Brian Mays. Jeff’s work has appeared in Clarkesworld, Escape Pod, GigaNotoSaurus, and Apparition Literary Magazine, among others. You can find links to his work at his website, https://www.trollbreath.com. If you want to find him, he’s likely sitting at his desk day dreaming.

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