K C Maguire
Kaleigh Castle Maguire is a wife and mother of three who loves fiction writing and reading fiction of all genres. She has a particular passion for young adult and children's books and is currently working on two young adult novels - one is a science fiction story for girls and the other is a fantasy action adventure for boys. She is a member of RWA, AWP and SCBWI. She loves to blog about books, writing, and to interview new authors when she can get them to agree (which they happily do most of the time). She's also a proud member of the Houston-based Space City Scribes author collective. In July of 2014, she joined the blogging team at Luna Station Quarterly, contributing interviews with women speculative fictions authors.
Kaleigh's flash fiction has appeared in publications including Writers Type, Delta Women, Tough Lit, Black Petals Magazine, Six Minute Magazine, Midlife Collage, Everyday Fiction, and Luna Station Quarterly. She has three e-novellas published by Books To Go Now: Destiny, Dear John, and Ivory Tower. In 2014, she came second in YA/MG/children's category in the the Houston Writers' Guild fiction contest for her draft fantasy manuscript, Halfling.
She has completed the fiction writing certificate programs at UCLA and Stanford, and is currently a student in the MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults at Vermont College of Fine Arts.
She has lived in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, but home is wherever the family is.
Where to find K C Maguire online
Space City 6: Houston Stories from the Weird to the Wonderful
by Mandy Broughton, Black Mare Books, Ellen Leventhal, K C Maguire, Ellen Rothberg, & Monica Shaughnessy
Space City 6 is a collection of short stories from the Space City Scribes author collective. Meet merfolk, the Allen brothers, a WWII tank commander, and a whiskey-lovin', bloodthirsty jackalope. Survive an active shooter, face discrimination as a vampire, and explore the ruined tunnel system of Houston in the far future. Whether you like fantasy or realism, Space City 6 has a story for you
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