Katje van Loon

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Katje van Loon was born in Canada to immigrant parents in 1986. Zir dual citizenship allowed her to move to the US for ten years, where zie learned a lot about theatre and storytelling. Katje is the author of several novels, at least two books of poetry, and various bits and bobs of short fiction.

Her books Bellica and Stranger Skies were both nominated for a Tiptree (now Otherwise) Award, and Stranger Skies was also nominated for a Gaylactic Spectrum Award. When zies not writing, Katje is knitting or committing pixel homicide. She lives in British Columbia with zir spouse, Mr. Katje.

Katje describes zirself alternately as a wild witch trapped in the big city and three raccoons in a trench coat. Both are true.

Zir dream is to move to a small
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Life in a Pandemic

Its all horrendously normal, in some respects.

Were far from the epicentres of Europe or even the U.S. up here in Powell River. While the virus has hit British Columbia, it doesnt seem to have reached us on the Sunshine Coast yet.

That will change soon. Already we have a case on the Island. It wont take much for it to hop a ferry and join us here, in beautiful, isolated Powell River.

But things...

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Published on March 12, 2020 15:53
Average rating: 4.44 · 36 ratings · 8 reviews · 4 distinct works
Bellica (The Third Age, #1)

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