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DK Mok is a fantasy and science fiction author whose novels include Squid's Grief, Hunt for Valamon and The Other Tree. DK has been shortlisted for four Aurealis Awards, a Ditmar, and a Washington Science Fiction Association Small Press Award.

DK grew up in libraries, immersed in lost cities and fantastic worlds, populated by quirky bandits and giant squid. She graduated from UNSW with a degree in Psychology, pursuing her interest in both social justice and scientist humour.

She’s fond of cephalopods, androids, global politics, rugged horizons, science and technology podcasts, and she wishes someone would build a labyrinthine library garden so she could hang out there. She lives in Sydney, Australia, and her favourite fossil deposit is the
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Aurealis Awards: Squid's Grief Shortlisted

The Aurealis Awards finalists have been announced, and Squid's Grief has been shortlisted for Best Science Fiction Novel! I'm honoured and thrilled to be in such amazing company, and it's wonderful to see the impressive scope and diversity of voices in Australian spec fic. Congratulations to all the finalists!

Squid's Grief by D.K. Mok



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Published on February 20, 2017 16:02 Tags: adventure, amnesia, aurealis-awards, australia, crime, cyberpunk, mystery, science-fiction
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Squid's Grief

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Hunt for Valamon

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The Other Tree

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