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Katherine Sanger

Katherine writes speculative fiction and enjoys making people scared and making people laugh, especially at the same time.

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Katherine Sanger was a Jersey Girl before getting smart and moving to Texas. She's been published in various e-zines and print, including Baen's Universe, Spacesports & Spidersilk, Black Petals, Star*Line, Anotherealm, Lost in the Dark, Bewildering Stories, Aphelion, and RevolutionSF, and edited From the Asylum, an e-zine of fiction and poetry, and Serial Flashers, a flash fiction e-zine. Her poetry has won numerous awards, including First Place in Byline's "Autumn Poem" contest and First Place in "Lucky Thirteen" contest sponsored by Sol Magazine. She writes non-fiction for various websites, including Hubpages. She’s a member of Broad Universe, Science Fiction Poetry Association, SFWA, Bay Area Writers League, and Gulf Coast Poets. She’s earned a Master of Liberal Arts, a Master of Arts in English Literature, and a MFA in Creative Writing. She taught English for over 15 years at various online and local community and technical colleges.

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A Mother’s Work is Never Done

Published Nov 15, 2019 · 857 words (4 minutes) · 430 views

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Come take a dark look at what happen when the Odon festival goes bad. Very bad. [This story was original sold to the anthology Zombies in Japan.]


Taken during the 2013 Blue Mountains bushfires.



Cleanliness is Next to Godliness

Published Jun 3, 2019 · 913 words (4 minutes) · 427 views

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Love and a corpse. Perfect together.