My Thoughts What a wild ride this story was, I read it in a single sitting before bed and I couldn’t put it down. The opening of A Human Stain reminds me of The Turn of the Screw; a young woman is enlisted by a wealthy gentleman to care for his recently orphaned nephew. The …
Kelly Robson is a Canadian writer whose work regularly appears in major speculative fiction markets. Many of her stories have been selected for the year’s best anthologies, and have been translated internationally. In 2018, her time travel adventure Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach debuted to high critical praise.
In 2018, her story “A Human Stain” won the Nebula Award for Best Novelette, and her novelette “We Who Live in the Heart” was a finalist for the 2018 Theodore Sturgeon Award. In 2017, she was a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. In 2016, her novella “Waters of Versailles” won the Prix Aurora Award. She has been a finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, Theodore Sturgeon, Locus, and Sunburst awards. In 2017, she was a finalist for the Astounding Award for Best New Writer.
She grew up in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. After 22 years in Vancouver, Kelly and her wife (fellow SF writer A.M. Dellamonica) now make their home in downtown Toronto.