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Claire Humphrey

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Claire Humphrey's first novel, Spells of Blood and Kin, won the 2017 Sunburst Award. Her short fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Apex, Crossed Genres, Fantasy Magazine, Podcastle and many other places. Her short story ''Bleaker Collegiate Presents an All-Female Production of Waiting for Godot'' appeared in the Lambda Award-nominated collection Beyond Binary, and her short story "The Witch Of Tarup" was published in the critically acclaimed anthology Long Hidden. She is represented by Connor Goldsmith of Fuse Literary.

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A Brief Light

Published Jul 11, 2019 · 4,040 words (15 minutes) · 83 views

Fantasy Horror ghosts suicide bisexual protagonist

Lauren's house is haunted. Lauren gets away from it by planning to have an affair with Jo, a woman who's much more present than Lauren's chilly, work-obsessed husband. But more and more hauntings appear, and the living have to wonder what the dead are trying to tell them.

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Haunts

Published Jul 7, 2019 · 5,270 words (20 minutes) · 62 views

Fantasy athletes injury midlife crisis sword fighting

Alekra, last living graduate of the Flanders Park School for Duellists, wants to keep the school open. She can't fight any more due to injury, but there's a market for relics of former duellists. She gets a decent price for her finger, but she only has so many body parts she can sell. Adi Solomon wants to help, but he's a civilian, and there are some things civilians will never understand.

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Yellowcat

Published Sep 5, 2018 · 3,226 words (12 minutes) · 1 like · 483 views

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