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Colleen Anderson

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Writer of fiction, dark fiction, erotica, poetry, SF, fantasy, you name it, and a partridge in a pair of trees. Past poetry editor for ChiZine and slush reader for CZP. Co-editor with Steve Vernon of Tesseracts 17. Twice nominated for the Aurora Award, as well as shortlisted for the Gaylactic Spectrum Award, the Friends of Merril short fiction contest, the Rannu competition (and placed second in poetry), the SFPA poetry contest.

Winner of the Jerry Jazz Musician short story contest. Several honorable mentions in the Year's Best SF, Year's Best Horror and Fantasy, and the Writers of the Future.

Embers Amongst the Fallen is a reprint collection available through Smashwords and Amazon. Please leave a review. Chapbook of speculative verse "Ancie
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Tabitha has chosen to submit some of her writing. Below are two short pieces: “Sacrifice” and “Highway 54” for readers of Women in Horror Month.

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It was that time of year again. My body caught the flu, which sent my mom into a cleaning frenzy. Whiffs of pine cleaner, bleach, and even her homemade disinfectant entered almost every room, letting everyone who entered know that her hou

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