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Curtis now lives in West Los Angeles and works as an immigration attorney. He also writes fiction, plays the piano and composes music. In the 1990’s he lived in Paris and taught Legal English at the Sorbonne and played the piano in public peformances.
“Artesian Moon” is a social satire based in part on “the world turned upside down.” On Earth, writers and even booksellers can’t make ends meet; commerce is the only way to make a living. Meanwhile, on Artesia, business and economics have been computerized, and art is the only path to fortune.
The outlook in both cases is clear: the absence of human input means stagnation and eventual ruin for both art and commerce. What will happen to the societies of Earth and Artesia? That is perhaps a story that science fiction needs to tell in this day and age...
Curtis Pierce’s bio sketch can be found here.
Welcome to Bewildering Stories, Curtis. We hope to hear from you again soon and often!
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