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C. H. Pearce is an Australian writer of weird, quiet, near-future science fiction. Her short stories have appeared in Aurealis, Award Winning Australian Writing 2016Unnatural Order, and StarShipSofa, and have won awards including the Marjorie Graber-McInnis Short Story Award in 2015 and the Conflux & CSFG Short Story Competition in 2018 and 2021. 

She lives in Canberra with her partner and two small children, wrangles data at her day job, and also does art


She's currently querying her first novel, set in the same creepy-crawly post-apocalyptic world as the short stories Newbug and Worms, their Carer, and his Friend, and is working on more short stories and a novella.

Find her online on chpearce.net, Facebook, Twitter @CHPearceWrites, and Instagram @c.h.pearce