Subscribe to Carrie to support their work and read subscriber-only content.
Carrie Vaughn's latest novels include the post-apocalyptic murder mystery, Bannerless, winner of the Philip K. Dick Award, and its sequel, The Wild Dead. She wrote the New York Times bestselling series of novels about a werewolf named Kitty, along with several other contemporary fantasy and young adult novels, and upwards of 80 short stories, two of which have been finalists for the Hugo Award. She's a contributor to the Wild Cards series of shared world superhero books edited by George R. R. Martin and a graduate of the Odyssey Fantasy Writing Workshop. An Air Force brat, she survived her nomadic childhood and managed to put down roots in Boulder, Colorado. Visit her at www.carrievaughn.com.
Published Dec 28, 2020 · 3,841 words (14 minutes) · 4 likes · 502 views
Miss Smith is an administrative assistant at Darren Bane's accounting firm. Actually, Miss Smith is a glorified secretary. Actually, Miss Smith is beginning to suspect she's something else entirely.
Published Aug 20, 2020 · 1,295 words (5 minutes) · 10 likes · 1689 views
Lydia always knew her destiny was to marry a gentleman of fine breeding (or at least a large estate), but sometimes plans change when one’s brother is a genius inventor prone to leaving dimension-altering experiments lying about.
Carrie Vaughn is the author of several New York Times bestselling fantasy and young adult novels and over 80 short stories. Her latest work includes the post-apocalyptic murder mystery, BANNERLESS, winner of the Philip K. Dick Award, and its sequel, THE WILD DEAD.
Published Feb 19, 2020 · 4,396 words (16 minutes) · 10 likes · 1154 views
Maddie makes ends meet playing a princess in a theme park. It’s an easy enough gig—except when she’s trying to put on a happy face for a terminally ill kid and her family. But when a mysterious tiara turns up, she learns wishes may actually come true... at a very steep price.
Carrie Vaughn is the author of several bestselling fantasy and science fiction novels and more than 80 short stories. Her work has won the Philip K. Dick Award and been nominated for two Hugo Awards. After a nomadic childhood, she put down roots in Boulder, Colorado.
Published Mar 3, 2019 · 5,272 words (20 minutes) · 9 likes · 1803 views
Kit has one goal in life: for her band, Flying Jelly Attack, to play at the high school Spring Dance. Just two things stand in her way: 1) Lizard Blood, a Lolita death metal band and her bitter rivals, and 2) the end of the world. Philip K. Dick award winner and Hugo finalist Carrie Vaughn has published a series of New York Times bestselling novels and over 80 short stories. Follow her on Curious Fictions to get notified when she posts new work.