Kater Cheek is a graduate of Clarion San Diego, class of 2007.
Kater has sold work to Weird Tales, and Fantasy Magazine among others. Her short story “Voice Like a Cello” was chosen for the Locus Recommended Reading list for 2009. She has contributions in The Living Dead and Last Drink Bird Head.
Kater is also an artist with more than twenty years of experience, primarily in sculptural and utilitarian art. When not writing, she throws pots, binds books, and plays with molten glass. She has folk danced professionally, taught English in Japan for two years, and spent five months backpacking alone through Europe. She has learned six languages and forgotten four of them. Her garden kicks ass.
To read her reviews and blog about the writing life, visit www.katercheek.com For a more detailed resume and portfolio, see her artblog: www.catherinecheek.com For a hilarious and inappropriate comic about chickens, see her webcomic: www.coopdegrace.com
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by Kater Cheek
Series: Kit Melbourne.
Approx. 85,310 words.
Published on September 7, 2012.
Rosenkranz is dead, along with her host Paisey. Morales is convinced that the killer is a vampire hunter, and Paisey was merely collateral damage. Who could decapitate Rosenkranz other than an experienced vampire hunter?
But as Kit investigates Rosenkranz’s host, she discovers that Paisey wasn’t a human at all, but an immigrant from the Realm of the Faerie.
"Emily's Fifth Birthday" & "Alternative Medicine"
by Kater Cheek
Approx. 6,970 words.
Published on May 14, 2011.
Two literary science fiction short stories about women making difficult life choices.
The A side, "Emily's Fifth Birthday" was a semi-finalist in the Writers of the Future contest. The B side, "Alternative Medicine," was originally published in Alternative Coordinates.
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