Cadwell Turnbull, credit Anju ManandharCadwell Turnbull received his MFA in Creative Writing and an MA in Linguistics at North Carolina State University. He attended the Clarion West 2016.

His fiction can be found in the pages of Asimov’s Science FictionLightspeed, and Nightmare to name a few. His Nightmare story “Loneliness is in Your Blood” was selected for The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2018. His Asimov’s novelette “Other Worlds and This One was also selected as a notable story for the anthology.

The Lesson


His debut novel, The Lesson, set in his native U.S. Virgin Islands after an alien colonization, is forthcoming from Blackstone Publishing.

In addition to his fiction, Turnbull is a member of the Grassroots Economic Organizing Collective and the Dollars & Sense Collective.

He currently lives in Somerville, Massachusetts.