Kelly Link


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in Miami, Florida, The United States
July 19, 1969

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Kelly Link is an American author best known for her short stories, which span a wide variety of genres - most notably magic realism, fantasy and horror. She is a graduate of Columbia University.

Her stories have been collected in four books - Stranger Things Happen, Magic for Beginners, Pretty Monsters, and most recently, Get in Trouble.
She has won several awards for her short stories, including the World Fantasy Award in 1999 for "The Specialist's Hat", and the Nebula Award both in 2001 and 2005 for "Louise's Ghost" and "Magic for Beginners".

Link also works as an editor, and is the founder of independant publishing company, Small Beer Press, along with her husband, Gavin Grant.
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Diagram

Kelly contributed to the 20th anniversary anthology of Diagram:


a tarot deck: an exquisite literary object and a usable tarot deck usable for divination. As with our 10th anniversary poker deck, our contributors randomly selected cards and created new works in the spirit of the cards they drew. Unlike most of our anthologies, this features all new work and celebrates 20 damn years of publishing DI

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Get in Trouble

3.69 avg rating — 10,020 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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Pretty Monsters: Stories

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Stranger Things Happen

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Monstrous Affections: An An...

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Stone Animals

3.97 avg rating — 344 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Pretty Monsters: Stories

3.82 avg rating — 326 ratings — published 2009 — 6 editions
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Pretty Monsters

3.75 avg rating — 206 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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“A monster. You and your friends, all of you. Pretty monsters. It's a stage all girls go through. If you're lucky you get through it without doing any permanent damage to yourself or anyone else.”
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“You have to salvage what you can, even if you're the one who buried it in the first place.”
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“Remember, when you don’t know what to do, it never hurts to play Scrabble. It’s like reading the I Ching or tea leaves.”
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