Kate Maruyama

Kate Maruyama is a writer who was raised on books and weaned on movies in New England. She now writes, teaches, edits, cooks, and eats in Los Angeles.

Her novel Harrowgate was published by 47North and her novella Family Solstice was named Best Fiction Book of 2021 by Rue Morgue Magazine. Her novella Halloween Beyond: A Gentleman’s Suit is out now from Crystal Lake Publishing. Her non-genre novel Alterations is upcoming from Running Wild Press.

Her short work appears in Asimov’s, Entropy, Analog Science Fiction & Fact, Duende, The Coachella Review, and her short story, “Jacaranda Park,” just won the Short Story Prize from Uncharted Mag.  She has been featured in numerous anthologies including December Tales, Gathering: A Women Who Submit Anthology, Halloween Carnival Three, and Winter Horror Days.

Kate is a member of the SFWA and the HWA where she serves on the Diverse Works Inclusion Committee, where she helps edit The Seers’ Table. She has served as a juror for the Bram Stoker Awards and twice for the Shirley Jackson Awards. She is currently serving on the working board of Women Who Submit.