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Eugen Bacon Eugen Bacon i(8006428 works by) (a.k.a. Eugen M. Bacon)
Also writes as: Ivory Snow
Gender: Female
Heritage: African
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Eugen Bacon earned a Master of Arts (MA), Writing at Swinburne University of Technology.

In 2018, it was announced that Atlanta-based Meerkat Press would publish Bacon's novel, then titled A Woman's Choice (a 'speculative fiction novel with elements of fantasy, science fiction, and magical realism', according to the publisher's website), in 2019. The novel was subsequently published as Claiming T-Mo, and followed by collections of short stories and the Afrofuturist novel Mage of Fools.

In 2022, her collection A Place between Waking and Forgetting was announced for publication with Raw Dog Screaming Press in 2024.


Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2022 recipient The Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund for travel to Wagga Wagga to research her novel Serengotti (Transit Lounge)
2022 shortlisted Ditmar Awards William Atheling Jr Award for Aurealis Reviews (editor and reviews).
2022 finalist The Joanne Burns Award

Awards for Works

Sina the Child with No Echo 2023 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Mothersound 2023;
2023 longlisted British Science Fiction Association Awards Short Fiction
Paperweight 2023 single work short story
— Appears in: This Fresh Hell 2023;
2023 longlisted British Science Fiction Association Awards Short Fiction
y separately published work icon Languages of Water Georgia : MVmedia , 2023 27398867 2023 anthology short story

'Languages of Water is a rare but intimate fusion of East, West and Africa, a stunning artefact of writerly immersion and cultural exchange. This child of digital collaboration brings together writers, illustrators and translators of poetry, fiction and essays, and refuses to be contained.

'In a playful interrogation of French literary theorist, critic and philosopher Roland Barthes’ le plaisir du texte and death of the author, Languages of Water opens with the homing story ‘When the Water Stops’. Cross-cultural creators interpret the story in different forms of itself, offering subversive fiction, poetry, essays, monochrome graphics, sudden fiction, and translations of the homing story in English, Swahili, French, Cantonese, Malay, Vietnamese and Bengali.

'A bold and exceptional offering edited by World Fantasy Award finalist and award-winning author Eugen Bacon—an Otherwise Fellowships honouree for ‘doing exciting work in gender and speculative fiction’. Featuring works by acclaimed and award-winning authors, essayists, translators, scholars and artists.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2023 longlisted British Science Fiction Association Awards Collection
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