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Kate Maruyama

Kate Maruyama (she/her) writes, teaches, cooks, and eats in Los Angeles, where she lives.

Her novel, Harrowgate was published by 47North in 2013 and her new novella Family Solstice named Best Fiction Book of 2021 by Rue Morgue Magazine is out now from Omnium Gatherum Media. Her short work has appeared in Asimov's SF, Entropy, and Duende as well as in numerous anthologies including December Tales, Winter Horror Days, Gathering, and Halloween Carnival Three.

She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles, where she is now affiliate faculty with the BA program and teaches online classes. She coaches individually in writing fiction and non-fiction, and she is available for consult on manuscripts. She has served as a jury chair for The Bram Stoker Awards and twice as a juror for the Shirley Jackson Awards. You can learn more about her at katemaruyama.com