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C.H. Pearce is an Australian artist and a writer of weird, near-future speculative fiction. Her award-winning short fiction has been published or is forthcoming in Aurealis, Cosmic Horror Monthly, and The Off-Season: An Anthology of Coastal New Weird. Her favourite subjects are unsettling workplaces, doppelgängers, creepy-crawlies, and disaster humans (or entities) trying to connect.

Her short fiction has been nominated for a Ditmar Award in 2023, and shortlisted in Brave New Weird and the Aurealis Awards in 2024. She won a Ditmar Award for Best Fan Artist in 2022 and 2023, received a mentorship with the Australasian Horror Writers Association (AHWA) in 2022, and was shortlisted in Publishable in 2023.

She has a background in history and archives, and lives in Canberra, Australia with her family. She is currently on submission with her first speculative horror novel and revising the next. She is a member of the HWA and SFWA. 


You can find her online on chpearce.net, Twitter/X @CHPearceWrites, and Instagram @c.h.pearce.

She is represented by Carleen Geisler at ArtHouse Literary.

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