Birgit lives in Edinburgh, Scotland. They write short speculative fiction and have a soft spot for the slightly bizarre and characters who view the world with a healthy dose of sarcasm.

Working as a scrum master by day, they also have a PhD in toxicology, which they consult for the occasional (literary) poisoning.

Birgit’s work has been shortlisted for the Edinburgh Flash Fiction Award and published or accepted by Black Hare Press, Daikaijuzine, WolfSinger Publications, Black Ink Fiction, Ghost Orchid Press and 50-Word Stories.

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PUNK

Punk—steampunk, cyberpunk, biopunk, dieselpunk—stories where technology is the main focus.

Make It Last

by Birgit K. Gaiser   Grown-ups always ask where my parents are. I mumble: “They couldn’t come.” They know that’s code for a challenging home environment, so they put some extra treats in my pumpkin bag. I look past them through the door, imagining what it’s like to live there. Finally, when the pumpkins have […]

Birgit K. Gaiser

Birgit lives in Edinburgh, Scotland. They write short speculative fiction and have a soft spot for the slightly bizarre and characters who view the world with a healthy dose of sarcasm.