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Curtis C. Chen

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Once a Silicon Valley software engineer, CURTIS C. CHEN (陳致宇) now writes speculative fiction and runs puzzle games near Portland, Oregon. His debut novel WAYPOINT KANGAROO (a 2017 Locus Awards Finalist and Endeavour Award Finalist) is a science fiction thriller about a superpowered spy facing his toughest mission yet: vacation. The sequel, KANGAROO TOO, lands our hero on the Moon to confront long-buried secrets. Curtis' short stories have appeared in Playboy Magazine, Daily Science Fiction, MISSION: TOMORROW, and OREGON READS ALOUD. He is a graduate of the Clarion West and Viable Paradise writers' workshops. You can find Curtis at Puzzled Pint on the second Tuesday of most every month. And yes, there is a puzzle hidden in each of the KANGAROO book covers! Finding the rabbit holes is left as an exercise for the reader.

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Waypoint Kangaroo

By Curtis C. Chen

Meet Kangaroo. He’s a superpowered secret agent who’s about to face his toughest mission yet: Vacation.

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9781250081896
Kangaroo Too

By Curtis C. Chen

Kangaroo’s back! And this time it’s personal... Maybe?

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Thursday's Children: Flash Fiction from 512 Words or Fewer

By Curtis C. Chen

A collection of very short science fiction, fantasy, and horror stories from 512 Words or Fewer: a weekly anthology of flash fiction published online between October, 2008, and August, 2013.

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