Kim Antieau

Biography

Kim Antieau has had dozens of short stories and essays published, along with many novels, including Coyote Cowgirl, Church of the Old Mermaids, Ruby's Imagine, The Fish Wife, Her Frozen Wild, and The Jigsaw Woman. She currently lives in the Pacific Northwest most of the time and in the Sonoran Desert some of the time, with her husband, writer Mario Milosevic.

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Books

Coyote Cowgirl
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,160. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
With a talking crystal skull as her sidekick and recipe maven, Jeanne Les Flambeaux searches for the stolen family jewels, cooks up truth-telling feasts, and discovers a few skeletons in the family closet.
The Black Wallpaper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » General
What is haunting Catherine Van Helsing? Is she depressed, as her husband Dr. Abraham Van Helsing believes, or has some kind of evil followed her home? Learn the beginnings of Van Helsing’s quest to eradicate evil in this homage to Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s "The Yellow Wallpaper."
The Salmon Mysteries: A Guidebook to a Reimagining of the Eleusinian Mysteries
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,230. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Demeter’s search for Persephone, her daughter lost in the underworld, inspired the Eleusinian Mysteries, a 9 day celebration so powerful much of it remains a secret to this day. Now, in a radical reimagining of this potent & ancient story, Antieau updates the tale for modern sensibilities. The Salmon Mysteries is mystical inspiration and a practical tool for transforming your life and community.
Sister Sophia Mermaid, the Drifter, and the Tea Shell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
The Old Mermaids built the Tea Shell on the edge of the Old Mermaid Sanctuary where they had made their homes since the Old Sea dried up & they had washed up onto the shoes of the New Desert like moon beautiful pieces of driftwood. They served Essence of Coyote Laughter Tea and the like. One day a young woman in need of healing wandered into the Tea Shell... (short story)
Grand Mother Yemaya Mermaid & the 13 Quilts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Some time after the Old Sea dried up & the Old Mermaids washed up on the shores of the New Desert, Grand Mother Yemaya Mermaid decided she wanted to find a way to comfort the Old Mermaids who were far from home & lonesome for Old Friends & the Old Sea, so she made them quilts using only the threads of a story & pieces of the desert to create healing & magic that would last forever. (short story)
Another Country
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Every morning when she awakens, the woman looks for her husband Emil & mourns the death of her daughter. Every morning she can't explain the panic rising in her throat. Then she reads her diary & learns what she has forgotten: Her daughter & husband are dead, & she is alone. But more is going on than she can understand in this harrowing story of revolution, grief, & lost love. (short story)
Seeing Pink
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
17-year-old Mata lives on the great Amazon river, where she and her grandmother look after scientists who come every year with the rains. Grandmother warns Mata to stay away from the pink dolphins—the boto; they are tricksters who lure unsuspecting innocents into their enchanted cities below the water. Yet everywhere Mata goes, the botos are sure to follow. (short story)
Church of the Old Mermaids
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,760. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Myla Alvarez tells stories of the Old Mermaids who were washed ashore onto the New Desert when the Old Sea dried up near Tucson, Arizona. Myla finds sustenance and meaning in their lives and stories. But she worries that Homeland Security may discover the undocumented immigrants she harbors at the Old Mermaid Sanctuary. A tale of redemption, love, compassion, and mystery.
Briar Rose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
She doesn’t remember falling through the plate glass window. She doesn’t remember anything at all, not even her name. Her only link to the past is the rose tattoo on her backside. And when she finds the tattoo parlor, she's certain she can find the truth again, one tattoo at a time. (Originally appeared in the highly acclaimed anthology Metahorror, edited by Dennis Etchison.) (short story)

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