KJ Kabza - Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, and Regular-Type

"Delightful." —Locus Online

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The Soul in the Bell Jar

"The Soul in the Bell Jar"
F&SF
November 2013

10,300 words, dark fantasy

Recommended Reading, 2013 Locus Recommended Reading List

"The writing in this story is incredible." —Colleen Chen at Tangent
"Classic horror." —Sam Tomaino at SFRevu
"Worthy of Edgar Allan Poe." —Eamonn Murphy at SFcrowsnest

The Color of Sand

"The Game Room"
F&SF
September 2013

3,800 words, fantasy

"A lot of imagination." —Chuck Rothman at Tangent
"Fascinating, unique, imaginative story." —Sam Tomaino at SFRevu

The Flight Stone

"The Flight Stone"
Daily Science Fiction
July 2013

1,000 words, fantasy



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News - a record of world domination unfolding in real time

  • March 16, 2014:"The Soul in the Bell Jar" will be reprinted in both The Best Horror of the Year, volume 6 (Night Shade Books) and The Year's Best Dark Fantasy and Horror, 2014 (Prime Books)! And two upcoming 100-word microfictions of mine, "The Other Half" and "Tourists," will appear in SpeckLit on May 29 and June 10, respectively.
  • December 20, 2013: I've made my seventh sale to F&SF! Be on the lookout for many a pulp-era trope in "The Bomb-Thing," which will serve as a complementary story to another story in that issue by Someone I'm Not Sure I'm Allowed To Name.
  • November 21, 2013: I heard a rumor that my current story in F&SF, "The Soul in the Bell Jar," is "worthy of Edgar Allan Poe." Perhaps you should investigate this.

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