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Kate Story

Location: Peterborough, Ontario

Kate Story is a writer and performer, born and raised in Newfoundland. Her first novel Blasted (Killick Press) received the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic’s honourable mention, and was longlisted for the ReLit Awards; Wrecked Upon This Shore, her second novel, has been called “magical and moving” (Jessica Grant, author of Come, Thou Tortoise ) and “fantastic” (Chad Pelley, ). She is also a playwright; her one-person shows have been performed in St. John’s, Toronto, and farther afield, and two of her plays have been produced by Mysterious Entity Theatre. Her short fiction and memoir pieces have been published in The Newfoundland Quarterly, Wily Writers, subTerrain, The Link, Broken Pencil, Kiss Machine, and Neighbourhoods: a Peterborough Anthology, among others. Upcoming publications include short story “The Yoke of Inauspicious Stars” (Carbide Tipped Pens, Tor Books) edited by Ben Bova and Eric Choi, and “Unicorn” in A Twenty-First Century Bestiary by Stone Skin Press.