Kathleen Jennings Kathleen Jennings i(A102611 works by)
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Kathleen Jennings is a writer and illustrator who grew up in Western Queensland and is now (as of 2017) based in Brisbane.

Jennings' illustration work has won Ditmar Awards and been shortlisted for three World Fantasy Awards. She has illustrated for various Australian and international publishers and periodicals, including Tor.com, Small Beer Press, Subterranean Press, Tartarus Press, Ticonderoga Publications, FableCroft Press, Odyssey Press, Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine, and Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild. She has also produced a number of collaborative works with Angela Slatter.

In addition to illustration, Jennings also writes short works, including comics. Her short comics include the steampunk 'Finishing School : A Colonial Adventure' and 'A Small Wild Magic', which was a finalist in the Aurealis Awards.

In 2017, she was one of the illustrators (along with American illustrator Cassandra Jean) on the tenth-anniversary edition of American novelist Cassandra Clare's City of Bones, the first in her best-selling Mortal Instruments trilogy.

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Personal Awards

2017 shortlisted Ditmar Awards Best Fan Artist For body of work, including Illustration Friday series. [Note: withdrew from contention. Award not given in 2017.]
2016 winner Ditmar Awards Best Fan Artist For body of work.
2016 winner Ditmar Awards Best Artwork Shortlisted twice: for cover art on Bloodlines, and for cover art and internal artwork on Cranky Ladies of History. Winner for Cranky Ladies of History.

Awards for Works

Monsters 2016 anthology graphic novel children's fantasy

'“Mummy, I’m scared of MONSTERS!”

'Are you scared of monsters too?

'Is there a monster under your bed, a monster in your closet, or a monster in the corner of your ceiling? (Hang on, that’s just a spider …)

'Maybe the monster isn’t really a monster at all; it’s just misunderstood.

'Or maybe the monster is YOU.

'Prepare to be terrified, provoked, amazed and entertained by these 11 monstrous short comics for children by Karen Beilharz and some of Australia’s best independent comic creators.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 shortlisted Ledger Awards
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