Kaaron Warren Kaaron Warren i(A18765 works by)
Born: Established: 1965 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Female
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Kaaron Warren is a speculative fiction writer who has published in Australia, Wales and America. She wrote her first proper story at age 14 and started sending stories to publishers in her early twenties. The first ber publsihed was 'White Bed' (1993). Since then she has sold over 70 short stories, along with three short story collections and three novels.

Warren has lived in Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra, and spent three years in Fiji.

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The Grief Hole 2016 single work novel horror

'There are many grief holes.

'There's the grief hole you fall into when a loved one dies.

'There's another grief hole in all of us; small or large, it determines how much we want to live.

'And there are the places, the physical grief holes, which attract suicides to their centre.

'Sol Evictus, a powerful, charismatic singer, sends a young artist into The Grief Hole to capture the faces of the teenagers dying there. When she inevitably dies herself, her cousin Theresa resolves to stop this man so many love.

'Theresa sees ghosts; she knows how you'll die by the spirits haunting you. If you'll drown, she'll see drowned people. Most often she sees battered women, because she works to find emergency housing for abused women.

'She sees no ghosts around Sol Evictus but she doesn't let that stop her. Her passion to help, to be a saint, drives her to find a way to destroy him.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 winner ACT Writing and Publishing Awards Fiction
2017 winner Ditmar Awards Best Novel
2016 winner Australian Shadows Award Novel
2016 winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Horror Division Novel
All Roll Over In Your Face , 2016 single work short story horror

A mattress bears witness to all manner of psychological and gothic horrors.

2016 shortlisted Australian Shadows Award Short Fiction
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