Kate Heartfield’s first novel is the historical fantasy Armed in Her Fashion (CZP 2018). She is working on an interactive novel for Choice of Games, and two time-travel novellas for Tor.com Publications. She is the author of more than thirty published stories. A former newspaper journalist, she lives in Ottawa.
Kate Heartfield’s first novel, a historical fantasy called Armed in Her Fashion, is coming from ChiZine Publications in 2018.
Tor.com will publish two time-travel novellas by Kate, beginning with Alice Payne Arrives in late 2018.
She is writing an interactive novel for Choice of Games based on the Canterbury Tales, due out in spring 2018.
Her short fiction has appeared in magazines including Strange Horizons, Lackington’s and Podcastle, and anthologies including Clockwork Canada and Monstrous Little Voices: New Tales from Shakespeare’s Fantasy World. Her story “The Seven O’Clock Man” was longlisted for the 2016 Sunburst Award.
Until 2015, Kate was the opinion editor for the Ottawa Citizen. She was shortlisted for Canada’s National Newspaper Award for editorial writing in 2015. She now teaches journalism at Carleton University.
Kate is a former board member of the Ottawa International Writers Festival. Her agent is Jennie Goloboy at the Donald Maass Literary Agency.
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