HOME ABOUT New Zealand-based sci-fi writer. Global nomad, escapism enthusiast, mother of one dragon … COMING SOON Blackjack Interstellar: a space opera novel An interstellar con-artist, eager for a quick coin. A cynical techie desperate for a better life. A stolen secret that alien governments will kill to keep ... BLOG Musings on reading, writing and more … READ A. Zaykova’s shapeshifter poem What She Wasn’t in Issue 78 of Leading Edge magazine … SIGN UP FOR UPDATES By signing up, you agree to share your email address to receive emails from A. Zaykova through Mailchimp. Your information will not be shared with anyone else or used for any other purposes. You can use the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the emails to opt out at any time. Processing… Success! You're on the list. Whoops! There was an error and we couldn't process your subscription. Please reload the page and try again.