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Eugen Bacon

Eugen Bacon, MA, MSc, PhD, is African Australian, a computer scientist mentally re-engineered into creative writing. She's the author of Claiming T-Mo (Meerkat Press) and Writing Speculative Fiction (Macmillan). Her work has won, been shortlisted, longlisted or commended in national and international awards, including the Bridport Prize, Copyright Agency Prize, Australian Shadows Awards, Ditmar Awards and Nommo Award for Speculative Fiction by Africans. Eugen is a recipient of the Katharine Susannah Prichard (KSP) Emerging Writer-in-Residence 2021. Her creative work has appeared in literary and speculative fiction publications worldwide, including Award Winning Australian Writing, Aurealis, Bards and Sages, Meniscus, TEXT Journal, Unsung Stories, British Science Fiction Association's Vector Magazine and through Routledge in New Writing. In 2020 she released The Road to Woop Woop and Other Stories (Meerkat Press), Hadithi & The State of Black Speculative Fiction (Luna Press Publishing), Ivory's Story (NewCon Press) and Black Moon (IFWG).

Genres: Science Fiction
   Kaleidoscope (2003)
   Borderline (2005)
   The Sex Bunyip (2006)
   Margin of Errors (2006)
   Claiming T-Mo (2019)
   Ivory's Story (2020)
   Danged Black Thing (2021)
   Mage of Fools (2022)
   Serengotti (2023)
   Secondhand Daylight (2023) (with Andrew Hook)
   Impact (2006)
   Hadithi & The State of Black Speculative Fiction (2020)
   Black Moon (2020)
   The Road to Woop Woop and Other Stories (2020)
   Speculate (2021) (with Dominique Hecq)
   Saving Shadows (2021)
   An Earnest Blackness (2022)
   Chasing Whispers (2022)
Anthologies edited
   Fission #2 Volume 1 (2022) (with Gene Rowe)
   Fission #2 Volume 2 (2022) (with Gene Rowe)
   Languages of Water (2023)
   Fission 3 (2023) (with Gene Rowe)
Anthology series
Series contributed to
Books containing stories by Eugen Bacon
The Year's Best African Speculative Fiction: 2022 (2023)
(Year's Best African Speculative Fiction)
edited by
Eugen Bacon, Milton Davis and Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki
Mothersound (2023)
The Sauutiverse Anthology
edited by
Wole Talabi

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Award nominations
2023 Philip K Dick Award (nominee) : Danged Black Thing
2021 Otherwise Award (nominee) : Danged Black Thing

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