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Kyla Lee Ward

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Kyla Lee Ward is a Sydney-based creative who works in many modes, that have garnered her Australian Shadows and Aurealis awards. She has placed in the Rhyslings and received Stoker and Ditmar nominations. The Macabre Modern and Other Morbidities is her second collection of dark and fantastic poetry after 2011's The Land of Bad Dreams. Reviewers have accused her of being “gothic and esoteric”, “weird and exhilarating” and of “giving me a nightmare.”

Her work on RPGs including Demon: the Fallen saw her appear as a guest at the inaugural Gencon Australia. Her short film, 'Bad Reception', screened at the Third International Vampire Film Festival and she was a member of the Theatre of Blood repertory company, which also produced her work. A pract
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The Land of Bad Dreams

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New Work: "Should Fire Remember the Fuel?"

The B-Cubed Press anthology Oz is Burning is now available! Speculative tales of disaster, provoked by last Summer's continent-wide conflagration, by the likes of Jack Dann, Gillian Polack, Jason Nahrung, Narrelle Harris, Lucy Sussex and Silvia Montserrat Joana, together with many more! Including my own contribution, "Should Fire Remember The Fuel?"

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Published on August 03, 2020 16:14 Tags: australian, disaster, ghost-story, horror, kyla-lee-ward, short-fiction

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A richly depicted struggle between the pioneering author and her literal demons, making best use of its setting in 1930s Paris. But it is also the story of a woman confronting her past abuse, book-ended as it is by visits to her psycholo
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