Kate Heartfield writes fiction, mainly speculative fiction. Her stories have appeared in Strange Horizons, Podcastle, Daily Science Fiction, GlitterShip, Bizarrocast, Crossed Genres, Lackington’s, Postscripts to Darkness, Waylines, Flash Fiction Online, On Spec, Black Treacle, Spellbound and elsewhere. The complete list of stories she has had published is on her website.
Kate is an active member of SFWA, as well as Ottawa’s East Block Irregulars and the Codex writers’ group. She benefited from the mentorship of the late Paul Quarrington, through the Humber School for Writers, in 2007. From 2011 to 2014 I was a member of the board of the Ottawa International Writers Festival.
Kate is also a journalist, working as the editorial pages editor for the Ottawa Citizen, the daily broadsheet in Canada’s capital. She is currently working on a historical fantasy novel.
Her agent is Jennie Goloboy of Red Sofa Literary.