2015 Psychopomp Contest Judge: Kate Bernheimer

BernheimerWe are thrilled to announce our judge for the 2015 Psychopomp Magazine Short Fiction Contest: Kate Bernheimer!

Kate Bernheimer, who has been called one of the “living masters of the fairy tale” by Tin House, is the author of two story collections: How a Mother Weaned a Girl from Fairy Tales and Horse, Flower, Bird, and a novel trilogy: The Complete Tales of Ketza Gold, The Complete Tales of Merry Gold, and The Complete Tales of Lucy Gold. She is also the author of the collaborative novella Office at Night – with Laird Hunt– a joint commission of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, MN and Coffee House Press. She has edited four influential fairy-tale anthologies of original work including the World Fantasy Award-winning My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales and the current World Fantasy Award nominee xo Orpheus: Fifty New Myths. She is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Arizona.

Learn more about our judge at her website, http://katebernheimer.com, or check out her latest book, How a Mother Weaned a Girl from Fairy Tales from Coffee House Press.

Psychopomp will open to contest submissions on October 15, 2014. Get ready to send us your very best work! We can’t wait to read it. For full details, check here.