About Kathleen Jennings

Kathleen Jennings

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Kathleen Jennings is an illustrator and writer based in Brisbane, Australia. As an illustrator, she has won one World Fantasy Award (and been a finalist three other times), and has been shortlisted once for the Hugos, and once for the Locus Awards, as well as winning a number of Ditmars. As a writer, she has won a British Fantasy Award (the Sydney J Bounds Award) and two Ditmars and been shortlisted for World Fantasy Awards, the Courier-Mail People’s Choice Book of the Year Award, the Crawford Award, the Australian Shadows Award, the Eugie Foster Memorial Award, and several Aurealis Awards.


She has illustrated for clients such as Tor.com, Little,Brown, Simon & Schuster, Small Beer Press, Subterranean Press, Tartarus Press, Ticonderoga Publications, FableCroft Press as well as private commissions. Her portfolio is at: kathleenjennings.com


Her British Fantasy Award-winning Australian Gothic debut Flyaway was published by Tor.com (USA) and Picador (Australia) in 2020, and her debut poetry collection Travelogues: Vignettes from Trains in Motion (part written travel-sketchbook, part poetry) was published by Brain Jar Press in 2020. She also writes fantasy short stories and comics (mythic, urban and steampunk). Her bibliography is here: tanaudel.wordpress.com/writing/.


Currently self-represented on some projects, and by Alex Adsett Publishing Services on others!


Credit: Kathleen Jennings

Photos by Ngaire Naran: Ngaire Naran Photography