Kate Story a writer and performer. A Newfoundlander living in Ontario, Canada, she is the 2015 recipient of the Ontario Arts Foundation’s K.M. Hunter Award for her work in theatre. Recent publications include short stories “Yoke of Inauspicious Stars” (Carbide Tipped Pens, Tor Books); “Unicorn” (World Fantasy Award-nominated Gods, Memes, and Monsters, Stone Skin Press); “Show and Tell” (Aurora Award-nominated Playground of Lost Toys; Exile); “Equus” (Clockwork Canada; Exile); and her story “Demoted” was featured in ChiZine Publication’s Imaginarium: Best Canadian Speculative Writing 2015; “Where the Seas Roll Up Their Thunder” (Those Who Make Us, Exile) and “Am I Not A Proud Outlier?” (The Sum of Us).
Her first novel Blasted (Killick Press) received the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic’s honourable mention. Her second novel Wrecked Upon This Shore has been called “magical and moving” (Jessica Grant) and “fantastic” (Chad Pelley).
This year ChiZine Publications releases her third novel An Insubstantial Pageant, and in 2018 her first YA Fantasy novel, Antilia: Sword and Song.
Her shorter work has also appeared in The Newfoundland Quarterly, subTerrain, Broken Pencil, Pearl Magazine, The Link, Kiss Machine and Can’tLit (ECW Press), and her short story runaway was a finalist in the CBC Literary Awards.
You can purchase Blasted by contacting Kate, and Wrecked Upon This Shore from Killick Press: