Jason Erik Lundberg
Jason Erik Lundberg was born in Brooklyn, New York, and has lived in Singapore since 2007. He is the author of several books of the fantastic—including Strange Mammals (2013), The Alchemy of Happiness (2012), and Red Dot Irreal (2011)—as well as the Bo Bo and Cha Cha children's picture book series and more than a hundred short stories, articles, and book reviews.
Lundberg is a recipient of the Singapore National Arts Council's 2013 Creation Grant, in support of writing a steampunk novella titled The Diary of a Man Who Disappeared. He is also a prose mentor with the Creative Arts Programme and Ceriph Mentorship Programme, the founding editor of LONTAR: The Journal of Southeast Asian Speculative Fiction, series editor for The Epigram Books Collection of Best New Singaporean Short Stories, editor of Fish Eats Lion (2012), and co-editor of A Field Guide to Surreal Botany (2008) and Scattered, Covered, Smothered (2004).
A graduate of the prestigious Clarion Writers Workshop, Lundberg also holds a Master's degree in creative writing from North Carolina State University. He recently completed his first novel, A Fickle and Restless Weapon.
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Complications of the Flesh
An American drug-runner in Southeast Asia discovers the surreal consequences of going against his gangland boss. This short story first appeared in the science fiction and fantasy magazine Bull Spec in Spring 2012.
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