The Gaslight Dogs

Warner Aspect First Novel Winner
Finalist for the Philip K. Dick Award 2002
Prix Aurora Award Finalist 2004
one of YALSA's Best Books for Young Adults 2004
Prix Aurora Award Winner 2006
Spectrum Award Winner 2006
Finalist for the Philip K. Dick Award 2005

Nightmare Magazine
edited by John Joseph Adams
"The Summer Mask"

Tales From the Edge: Escalation
edited by Stephen Gaskell
"The Flesh of the World"

Where the Stars Rise
edited by Lucas K. Law & Derwin Mak
Selected in Neil Clarke's The Best Science Fiction of the Year, vol. 3

My Bloody Valentine
published by Great Jones Street

Bridging Infinity
edited by Jonathan Strahan
Selected in Rich Horton's Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2017

Lightspeed Magazine: POC Destroy Science Fiction
edited by Nalo Hopkinson & Kristine Ong Muslim
"A Good Home"
Selected in Neil Clarke's The Best Science Fiction of the Year, vol. 2

Clockwork Canada

edited by Dominik Parisien
"Gold Mountain"

After the Fall
edited by Jaym Gates, Rob Boyle, Jack Graham
"A Resleeving of Love"

The Bestiary
edited by Ann VanderMeer
"The Ampersand"

War Stories: New Military Science Fiction
edited by Jaym Gates & Andrew Liptak
"Enemy States"

edited by John Joseph Adams

When the Villain Comes Home (August 2012)
edited by Gabrielle Harbowy & Ed Greenwood
"The Bleach"

So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Science Fiction & Fantasy
edited by Uppinder Mehan & Nalo Hopkinson
"The Forgotton Ones"
Finalist for the Prix Aurora Award 2005, Best Short Form Work in English

Mythspring: From the Lyrics & Legends of Canada

edited by Genevieve Kierans & Julie E. Czerneda
"This Ink Feels Like Sorrow"
Finalist for the Prix Aurora Award 2007, Best Short Form Work in English

Aliens: Recent Encounters
edited by Alex Dally MacFarlane
"The Forgotten Ones" (reprint)

swallowing the earth
strange horizons, october 2016

The Steampunk Bible
written by Jeff VanderMeer & SJ Chambers

Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction
by Jeff VanderMeer

STORIUM: Scrapjack
an online storytelling game platform

ASAP & Art of Future Warfare Project
my war letter "Kintsugi" was a sequel of sorts to "Enemy States"



Wednesday, July 18, 2018 2:01:46 PM

An Admin note: I'm revamping this site and it will be down for some time. If you wish to contact me, please do so through my Twitter: /karinlow or Tumblr: warchilduniverse. Or Goodreads. Thank you!


Wednesday, July 11, 2018 10:55:43 AM

My short story "MERIDIAN", which is a Warchild Universe story about Captain Azarcon's brother, is reprinted in Clarkesworld Magazine.


Sunday, April 22, 2018 2:50:42 PM

BURNDIVE has a new ebook! The previous one was rife with mistakes so I've corrected them to the best of my ability and given a new (temporary) cover! It's available on Amazon HERE!


Tuesday, November 07, 2017 1:51:11 PM

My new story The Summer Mask appears in Nightmare magazine's November 2017 issue. Check it out!


Saturday, July 15, 2017 2:06:54 AM

My new short story "The Flesh of the World" appears in the anthology TALES FROM THE EDGE: ESCALATION. It's a unique universe and I had a lot of fun writing for it!


Monday, July 03, 2017 8:17:06 PM

I now have a PATREON page! Click the link and find out how you can read more of my writing and receive exclusive content for pledges! THANK YOU!

GREAT JONES STREET: My Bloody Valentine 

Monday, February 13, 2017 3:53:31 PM

A new flash fiction piece I wrote for GREAT JONES STREET is available in their special erotica Valentine's Day edition!

GREAT JONES STREET: Many Worlds, Many Voices 

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 9:55:36 PM

GREAT JONES STREET has compiled all of my short stories on their amazing app, into a collection called MANY WORLDS, MANY VOICES. It includes a little interview with me and easy access to my work on the app. See it HERE.

"A GOOD HOME" in the Best SF of the Year! 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 4:24:24 PM

My story A GOOD HOME which first appeared in June 2016 Lightspeed Magazine's "People of Colo(u)r Destroy Science Fiction" was selected as one of the stories in Neil Clarke's "The Best Science Fiction of the Year, vol. 2"! I'm thrilled!

"OZYMANDIAS" in the Year's Best SF&F! 

Thursday, December 15, 2016 1:19:50 AM

My story OZYMANDIAS which is in the anthology BRIDGING INFINITY was selected as one of many in the Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2017! Very surprised and pleased. This was a fun story for me to write, so thank you!