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Winner: “The Perils of the Sea” by Marianne King | Kit Sora Flash Fiction Photography Contest

After much deliberation, Engen Books is proud to announce the winner of the March 2019 Kit Sora Flash Fiction Photography Contest: Marianne King with her story, The Perils of the Sea!

Marianne King grew up in beautiful Port-de-Grave, Newfoundland. She currently lives on the west coast of Newfoundland, where the summers are awesome and the winters seem never ending. She loves reading fantasy, dystopia, and science-fiction, all of which influences her writing. Her short story ‘Slumber’ was a runner up in a previous Kit Sora Flash Fiction contest. The Perils of the Sea will be her first published work of fiction. Continue reading Winner: “The Perils of the Sea” by Marianne King | Kit Sora Flash Fiction Photography Contest

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Winner: “Heart of Avalon” by JRH Lawless | Kit Sora Flash Fiction Photography Contest

After much deliberation, Engen Books is proud to announce the winner of the February 2019 Kit Sora Flash Fiction Photography Contest: JRH Lawless with his story, Heart of Avalon!

J.R.H. Lawless is a multiple award-winning Canadian SF author who blends comedy with political themes — drawing heavily, in both cases, on his experience as a lawyer and as Secretary General of a Parliamentary group at the French National Assembly. A member of SFWA and Codex Writers, his short fiction has been published in professional venues, and most recently in the Third Flatiron Press Terra! Tara! Terror! anthology, to great reviews, placement as 2018 Recommended Reading, and an award for Best Positive Future Story 2018. He is also a craft article contributor to the SFWA blog, the SFWA Bulletin, and Tor.com. His next story will be released on April 15th in the Third Flatiron Hidden Histories anthology. He would love to hear from you on Twitter, over at @SpaceLawyerSF! Continue reading Winner: “Heart of Avalon” by JRH Lawless | Kit Sora Flash Fiction Photography Contest

Winner: “Sent by the WiseWoman” by Lynne Sargent | Kit Sora Flash Fiction Photography Contest

After much deliberation, Engen Books is proud to announce the winner of the January 31 2019 Kit Sora Flash Fiction Photography Contest: Lynne Sargent with her story, Sent by the WiseWoman!

Lynne Sargent was born in St. Catharine’s, Ontario. She has previously published works in venues such as Strange Horizons, Wild Musette, and Truancy. She was a 2018 Rhysling and 2018 Aurora Award Nominee. A complete list of publications can be found at this link: https://scribbledshadows.wordpress.com/ Continue reading Winner: “Sent by the WiseWoman” by Lynne Sargent | Kit Sora Flash Fiction Photography Contest

Wayfaring | Kit Sora’s Storytime

Found a magical staff in my travels and decided to use it, but didn’t know what I was aiming for! While digging through my wigs to figure out which one I’d use, I also decided to throw in the antlers I made for my Druid cosplay from Sci-Fi that I hadn’t properly shot yet, and thus this lil darlin’ was born!

Fun fact! My actual bangs are used for this shot! In between pink there’s generally a silver/white stage post lightening roots that looks pretty majestic, and I couldn’t resist passing up a chance to not show my forehead for a 52 🙃

Second fun fact! I sat in an ants nest minutes before these were taken, thinking a fun sitting photo would work-… It did not, and I was coated in ants ; ; Anyone who knows me will find out pretty quick that ants are the number 1 bug/creature/thing that I cannot handle! Shoutout to Drew for lying to me when I asked how many were on my body when I discovered 2 and -freaked- out

LAST (commonly known) FACT! I cannot keep my face straight for a long period of time, and precious moments like these are born!


Kit’s first book of photography is on sale now

 

Kit Sora: The Artobiography

A stunning, hundred-plus page hardcover collection of over 80 of Kit Sora’s most ambitious photographs, paired with short fiction inspired by the art by Canada’s best authorial talents. Includes stories by USA Today Bestselling Author Kate Sparkes, USA Today Bestselling Author Victoria Barbour, and Bestselling Author Amanda Labonté.

C$75.00

 

Winner: “The Price of Beauty” by Ali House | Kit Sora Flash Fiction Photography Contest

After much deliberation, Engen Books is proud to announce the winner of the December 31 2018 Kit Sora Flash Fiction Photography Contest: Ali House with her story, The Price of Beauty!

A native Newfoundlander, House is a graduate of the Fine Arts program at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College (MUN). She currently resides in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where she works in arts administration and spends more time than a person should in and around theaters. House is an avid traveler and foodie, and uses her adventures for her inspiration when she writes. In addition to her first novel, The Six Elemental, and its upcoming sequel, The Fifth Queen, House is a prolific short story writer, with stories appearing in Bluenose Paradox, Unexpected Stories, Fantasy from the Rock, Chillers from the Rock, Sci-Fi from the Rock, Gathering Storm Magazine and the upcoming Dystopia from the Rock. Continue reading Winner: “The Price of Beauty” by Ali House | Kit Sora Flash Fiction Photography Contest

Kit Sora: The Artobiography available at Broken Books!

img_6003We’re happy to say that Kit Sora: The Artobiography is now available at Broken Books, located at 245 Duckworth St, St. John’s. Stay tuned here and to the Engen Books Facebook to stay up to date on future signing date and times with the artist herself.

Broken Books has also been restocked with copies of After Dark Vapours! You guys have been doing a great job of making them sell out of our stock over the holidays, we can’t thank you enough!

Outside the city? We’ll gladly ship!

Kit Sora: The Artobiography

A stunning, hundred-plus page hardcover collection of over 80 of Kit Sora’s most ambitious photographs, paired with short fiction inspired by the art by Canada’s best authorial talents. Includes stories by USA Today Bestselling Author Kate Sparkes, USA Today Bestselling Author Victoria Barbour, and Bestselling Author Amanda Labonté.

C$75.00