Kate Maruyama’s novel Harrowgate was published by 47North and her novella Family Solstice, named Best Fiction Book of 2021 by Rue Morgue magazine. Her short work has appeared in Asimov’s SF, Entropy, Duende, among other journals and in numerous anthologies including December Tales, Gathering: A Women Who Submit Anthology, Winter Horror Days and Halloween Carnival. She is a member of the SFWA and the HWA where she serves on the Diverse Works Inclusion Committee. She has served as a juror for the Bram Stoker Awards and twice for the Shirley Jackson Awards. She writes, teaches, cooks, and eats in Los Angeles where she lives.