Bio:M. K. Hobson
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M. K. Hobson was born January 21, 1969. In 2003 she was a Pushcart Prize nominee. She lives in Oregon City, Oregon.
Hobson's short fiction has appeared in magazines such as SCI FICTION, the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Realms of Fantasy, Strange Horizons, and ChiZine. Her work has also appeared in anthologies such as Polyphony 5, Polyphony 6 and Medicine Show. Hobson's story "The Hand of the Devil on a String" appeared on the 2008 Best American Fantasy recommended reading list, and her other work has received Honorable Mentions in "Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror" and "Year’s Best Science Fiction."
- The Desired Poison (Forthcoming, Winter 2010) Bantam Spectra (historical fantasy novel)
Short Stories Online
Several of Hobson's short stories are available online, including:
- The Hotel Astarte, Realms of Fantasy, June 2007.
- Severance Pay, Strange Horizons, September 2005.
- Domovoi, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, April 2005
- Hell Notes, SCI FICTION, February 2005
- Ice Cream, Vestal Review, October 2003
- The Principessa of Montenegro, flashquake, Fall 2003
- Demimonde, M. K. Hobson's official site, with links to complete bibliography, blog, and upcoming conventions.
- The Voices in My Head Don't Think They're Imaginary, M. K. Hobson's LiveJournal
- Diet Soap, the official site of the Diet Soap printzine.
- Interview with M. K. Hobson by Marshall Payne, The Fix.
- Author Interview, Shimmer Magazine.
- The Clarion Quandary, a Point-Counterpoint, published in The Broadsheet.
- History As It Wasn’t: Writing Historical Fantasy published in The Broadsheet.
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