About the Author

Sim Kern is an environmental journalist and speculative fiction writer, exploring intersections of climate change, queerness, and social justice. Their quiet horror novella DEPART, DEPART! is available from Stelliform Press, and they have published numerous climate-related short stories.

Sim attended Oberlin College for a B.A. in English and Creative Writing. Afterwards, they moved to Houston, where they spent ten years teaching English to middle and high schoolers. Following the birth of their daughter, they began pursuing a career in writing full-time. They live near Brays Bayou with their husband, two kids, and a very good dog.

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