Author: Kaaron Warren


Bram Stoker Nominee and Shirley Jackson Award winner Kaaron Warren has lived in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Fiji. She’s sold many short stories, three novels (the multi-award-winning Slights, Walking the Tree and Mistification) and six short story collections. Through Splintered Walls, won a Canberra Critic’s Circle Award for Fiction, two Ditmar Awards, two Australian Shadows Awards and a Shirley Jackson Award. Her story “Air, Water and the Grove” appeared in Paula Guran’s Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror. Her IFWG published novel The Grief Hole, won an Australian Shadow Award and an Aurealis Award. Warren’s award-winning fiction tackles the themes of obsession, murder, grief, despair, revenge, manipulation, death and sex.

IFWG Publishing Australia has published two of Kaaron’s work, and will be publishing five more in coming months (three reprints: Slights, Mistification, Walking the Trees; a middle grade novel, Morace’s Story; and a collaboration with Ellen Datlow, Tool Tales).


The Grief Hole

The Gate Theory

Slights, released in February 2021