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Selected Blurbs

On ‘Metamorphosis’

“Fitzpatrick’s willingness in allowing readers to trample through this well-connected documentation of a personal journey is simply heroic.” (Speculative Chic).

“This collection is graphic and disturbing at times. It’s also honest and above all raw. Something that fiction could occasionally use a pinch of.“ (Genre Minx)

50-Word Bio

Claire Fitzpatrick is an award-winning author of non-fiction and speculative fiction. Her debut collection ‘Metamorphosis’, released by IFWG Publishing Australia in 2019, was hailed as ‘simply heroic. In her ‘real-life’ she’s a freelance journalist and performance artist. She lives in Brisbane with her family in a house filled with plants.

100-Word Bio

Claire Fitzpatrick is an award-winning author of non-fiction and speculative fiction. She won the 2017 Rocky Wood Award for Non-Fiction and Criticism and was shortlisted for the 2021 William J Atheling Award. Her debut collection ‘Metamorphosis’, released by IFWG Publishing Australia in 2019, was hailed as ‘simply heroic. Claire is the 2020 recipient of the Horror Writer’s Association’s Rocky Wood Memorial scholarship fund for her upcoming non-fiction anthology ‘A Vindication Of Monsters – essays on Mary Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft’. In her ‘real-life’ she’s a freelance journalist and plant enthusiast. She lives with her family in Logan, QLD, Australia.

200-Word Bio

Claire Fitzpatrick is an award-winning author of speculative fiction and non-fiction, specialising in body horror. Her anthology ‘The Body Horror Book,’ which she co-wrote and edited, won the 2017 Rocky Wood Award for Non-Fiction and Criticism. Her debut collection ‘Metamorphosis’, released by IFWG Publishing Australia in 2019, was hailed as ‘simply heroic’, ‘wickedly gruesome’, and ‘engaging and darkly beautiful.’ Claire’s article ‘How Mary Shelley Continues to Influence Science Fiction was shortlisted for the 2021 William J Atheling Award. Claire is the 2020 recipient of the Horror Writer’s Association’s Rocky Wood Memorial scholarship fund for her upcoming non-fiction anthology ‘A Vindication Of Monsters – essays on Mary Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft’. In 2020, she taught ‘Introduction to Horror Writing’ at the Brisbane Writers Centre. She has appeared at Supanova, Continuum, Conflux, Logan Writers Festival, and Monsters After Dark, and is currently working on her debut dark fantasy novel ‘State Of Nature’. Claire lives in Logan, Australia, with her exercise and nutrition-obsessed husband, their two cats, and their eldritch offspring. In her ‘real-life’ she’s a freelance journalist, essayist, and gardener. She also operates Edit Without Mercy, offering proof-reading, copy-editing, content editing, academic editing, and book formatting services.