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Water Sirens Selkies and Sea Monsters just Won the Douglas Barbour Award for Speculative Fiction

Tyche Books won the Douglas Barbour Award for Speculative Fiction.

And the book they won it for was Water: Selkies, Sirens and Sea Monsters!

Which contains my short story There’s Something in the Water.

Water is the most yielding of all elements, changing to fit its container, whether that be a thimble or a lake bed. At the same time, anyone who has ever watched the unrelenting progression of a tsunami understands its raw power. Associated with mutability, transformation, and the subconscious, water is both the tranquil azure of a tropical sea and the tumultuous waves and whitecaps of an embroiled ocean. As many faces as water may wear, the creatures within and associated with it have even more.

Featuring: Catherine MacLeod; Kevin Cockle; Greta Starling; Elise Forier Edie; Kate Shannon; Sara Rauch; Katie Marie; Rebecca Brae; Colleen Anderson; L. T. Waterson; Chadwick Ginther; Julia Heller; Marshall J. Moore; Joel McKay; Elizabeth R. McClellan; Eric M. Borsage; Laura VanArendonk Baugh; Josh Reynolds; Liam Hogan; Mari Ness; Davide Mana; Sarah Van Goethem; Valerie Hunter; and Kelly Sandoval.

Order now on Amazon!

6 thoughts on “Water Sirens Selkies and Sea Monsters just Won the Douglas Barbour Award for Speculative Fiction”

  1. Awesome, Katie Marie! I own it and love all three (sirens, selkies and sea monsters) but haven’t read it yet?

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