J.S. Breukelaar

JS BreukelaarA long-time resident of Sydney, Australia via San Diego, New York and New Zealand. Born in Berkeley, Ca. Married a Kiwi and PhD’ed here in Sydney, where I write and teach.

My first novel, American Monster, came out February 2014 from Lazy Fascist Books. My second novel Aletheia, launched in Australia by Margo Lanagan, came out in 2016 from Crystal Lake Publishing, and a new collection, Collision, with an introduction by Angela Slatter is due out late in 2017 from MeerKat press. My work has been shortlisted or nominated for the Aurealis Award, the Varuna HarperCollins Manuscript Award, the Roffey Prize, Ellen Datlow’s Best Horror List, the John W Campbell Award, the Millions Award and others, and has appeared in Lightspeed, Gamut, Juked, Prick of the Spindle, Fantasy Magazine, Go(b)et Magazine, New Dead Families, Opium Magazine, and in anthologies such as Welcome to Dystopia (Or Books), States of Terror II, Women Writing the Weird I and II, and Les Editions du Zaparogue, among others.

Day job-wise I teach at Western Sydney University, and am a columnist and instructor at LitReactor and at large.