• “They were shy creatures, the jackalope wives, though there was nothing shy about the way they danced. You could go your whole life and see no more of them than the flash of a tail vanishing around the backside of a boulder. If you were lucky, you might catch a whole line of them outlined against the sky, on the top of a bluff, the shadow of horns rising off their brows.” ~from 'Jackalope Wives'

    World Fantasy Award Nominee 2015
    Nebula Award Winner 2015
    WSFA Winner 2015
    Coyotl Award Winner 2015
    Alfie Best Short Story 2015
    British Science Fiction Award longlist 2016

    WSFA Winner 2017
    Hugo Award Winner 2017
    Hugo Nominee Best Short Story 2018
    Hugo Nominee Best Short Story 2019

TKingfisher (aka Ursula Vernon, aka me) is the author of multiple short stories, many of which can be read online. Many are retold fairy-tales, while some others derive purely from the author’s fevered imagination.

The following are all available online and can be read in any order. Most appeared initially on the author’s blog. Several are available in anthologies. (Links go to original appearances, or to the TKingfisher.com site)

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