Tag Archives: Cassandra Khaw

Body Shocks

Placeholder art by Kathleen Jennings

Delighted to say that I’ve got a story in Ellen Datlow’s new anthology, Body Shocks, which is out from Tachyon in October 2021 (see, we do have a future).

And this is an excellent ToC (great company and wonderful
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Ladies of the Fright: Witches!!

Art by Kathleen Jennings as always, from Flight.

Over Halloween I had a chat with the delightful and delovely Lisa Quigley and Mackenzie Kiera, the Ladies of the Fright! About witches (or my “witch work”). Me, sounding very Australian – in the background
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Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror 2019

Delighted to say that I’ve got a story in this one! Especially delighted as this story was difficult to write and edit, so I’m Most Pleased.

Even more delighted to see fellow Aussies Kaaron Warren and JS Breukelaar also in the ToC with a bunch of other wonderful writers. Thanks, Paula Guran!

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Kirkus Review

Momentous occasion: my first mention in Kirkus Review!

Especially delightful as this story appears in the wonderful Marie O’Regan’s new Titan anthology, Phantoms.

Phantoms edited by Marie O’Regan is an anthology of (mostly) new ghost stories from the likes of M.R. Carey, Gemma Files,
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Cover reveal: Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2018

Happy to see the cover for the latest Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror from Paula Guran and Prime Books!

“Sunflower Junction,” Simon Avery (Black Static #57)
“Swift to Chase,” Laird Barron (Adam’s Ladder: An Anthology of Dark Science Fiction)
“Fallow,” Ashley Blooms (Shimmer
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Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2018 ToC

Mermaid from one of Kathleen Jennings’ calendars

I’m delighted to announce that “The Little Mermaid, in Passing” has scored a berth in Paula Guran’s Year’s Best Dark Fantasy  & Horror 2018 from Prime Books!

The ToC is amazing …

“Sunflower Junction,” Simon Avery (Black
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Five Books That Taste Great by Cassandra Khaw

Few things warm my cold, cold heart more than the words “We read your stories in class.”

One of the things that sets said chill heart to “positively toasty” is articles like this by the multi-talented Cassandra Khaw, who’s kindly put my The Girl
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Locus Awards Finalists

I’m delighted to see that Vigil has made the list of finalists for the 2017 Locus Awards! Great to see so many friends with wonderful books there too!

FIRST NOVEL

The Reader, Traci Chee (Putnam)
Waypoint Kangaroo, Curtis Chen (Dunne)
The
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The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2017

YBDFH17MOCK300And Paula Guran’s The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2017 ToC has been released. Happy happy joy joy to share space with these wonderful writers (and also for name on cover – rare and never gets old).

Contents (in alphabetical order
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Hammers on Bone: Cassandra Khaw

cassCassandra Khaw is a London-based writer with roots buried deep in Southeast Asia where there are sometimes more ghosts than people. Her work tends to revolve around intersectional cultures, mythological mash-ups, and bizarre urban architecture.

When not embroiled in fiction, she writes
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