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Cameron Van Sant


Writer of Queer and Trans Science Fiction and Fantasy

Cameron Van Sant writes short fiction where the fantastic, the bizarre, and the ordinary collide.

His fiction has been published in ClarkesworldLightspeed, Rosalind's SiblingsCapricious, and two Queer Pack anthologies. He has been in a 2024 Lambda Literary Award Finalist anthology as well as a 2018 Otherwise Award Honor List anthology.  He has also written non-fiction about transgender issues for INTO Magazine and You&Me Magazine.

Cameron also works as an editor and a sensitivity reader for Salt & Sage Books. If you're interested in hiring him to read your work, request a consult at Salt & Sage!


Rosalind's Siblings

"I wouldn't be here if NASA hadn't reduced the required astronaut height for long-duration missions. I was 5'3", which meant the difference between feeding me long-term and a 6'0" cis pilot stud was millions of dollars. I was in. The right stuff indeed." 

Clarkesworld Magazine

"Light hits their face and Tristar’s sail unfurls. They wait for the starlight, for the photosynthesis, for the energy. There’s nothing. They turn their head to the light.
It’s not coming from a star. It’s coming from a whale."

Lightspeed Magazine

"Even though your creative fiction professor fawns over Joyce, you don’t understand the copy of Ulysses you checked out from the library, so you hide behind it while you stare at your classmate whose skin flickers..."

Rosalind's Siblings cover
Image of a person with blue, sparkly skin
Clarkesworld March 2020 issue


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