Books for Adults

The writing. It is superb. Ursula Vernon/T. Kingfisher, where have you been all my life?” ~The Book Smugglers at Kirkus Reviews

In order to never again have that horrific experience where I find myself running in slow motion across a library crying “Noooooooooo…!” as the well-meaning librarian hands a seven-year-old boy a copy of The One Book With The Torture Scene, I write for adults these days under the pen-name T. Kingfisher. It’s just easier for everybody, particularly for my nerves.

This does mean that some short stories previously published as Ursula Vernon will pop up in T. Kingfisher anthologies. It’s cool. I’m not plagiarizing me, I swear.

While I will blog about these things, in order to stay abreast of all the specifically T. Kingfisher news, there’s a dedicated website at

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