Kaaron Warren


Shirley Jackson Award winner Kaaron Warren has lived in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Fiji, She’s sold many short stories, three novels (the multi-award-winning Slights, Walking the Tree and Mistification) and four short story collections. Two of her collections have won the ACT Publishers’ and Writers’ Award for fiction, and her most recent collection, Through Splintered Walls, won a Canberra Critic’s Circle Award for Fiction, two Ditmar Awards, two Australian Shadows Awards and a Shirley Jackson Award. Her stories have appeared in Australia, the US, the UK and elsewhere in Europe, and have been selected for both Ellen Datlow’s and Paula Guran’s Year’s Best Anthologies.

She was shortlisted for a Bram Stoker Award for “All You Can Do is Breathe”, and was Special Guest at the Australian National Science Fiction Convention in Canberra 2013.

Kaaron recently taught an online horror fiction workshop at Litreactor and is judging the Marjorie Graber-Mcinnis Award for 2013.

Where to find Kaaron Warren online

Where to buy in print


The Refuge Collection - Volume 3
Series: The Refuge Collection, Volume 3, Tales 13-18. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 40,280. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016 by Steve Dillon. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
These tales from the mythical town of Refuge are short stories which can be enjoyed as standalone, but when read together they form a much larger story. An insidious plot filled with supernatural, paranormal & mythological creatures from across the globe as well as tales of wonder, human cruelty, political intrigue, compassion, love, loss. All proceeds to help refugees via registered charities.
The Public Menace of Blight
Series: The Refuge Collection, Vol.3 Tale 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Steve Dillon. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A small car is discovered at a local bazaar in Refuge. It's recognised as a child's toy from a long time ago. It shouldn't exist. The mystery takes the narrator on a quest for the truth. But does she really want to know? Bram Stoker, Twice-World Fantasy Award Nominee and Shirley Jackson Award winner Kaaron Warren has lived in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Fiji. Cover art by Will Jacques, 2016.
The Grinding House
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,740. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by CSFG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » General
Subtle depictions of future worlds, of stark contemporary settings and alternative realities are some of the wonders of Warren’s imagination. From science fiction to fantasy and eerie, soul-shaking horror. Warren’s words will reverberate in all of us.

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