The Slave State looked like an alien nation. It stretched in waves of sedimentary, like the twisted coastlines of Taiwan. Malkmus sat on the intricate honeycombs of the cape, half-content, then remembered that life wasn’t worth living in this place…
Kelso is a British Fantasy Award-nominated genre writer, illustrator, editor, screenwriter, and journalist. His work has been translated into French and Swedish. He is the 2 times winner of the Ginger Nuts of Horror Novel of the Year ( in 2016 for Unger House Radicals’ and 2017 for ‘Shrapnel Apartments).
‘The Black Dog Eats the City’ made Weird Fiction Reviews Best of 2014 list. ‘Shrapnel Apartments’ was endorsed by Dennis Cooper on his blog – “4 Books I read and Loved” and his Best of 2017 List.
‘A fine young Writer’ – Dennis Cooper
‘Strange Bird‘, a short existential-horror film based on a screenplay co-written with Laura Lee Bahr, will hit the festival circuit in 2020.
He has also been printed frequently in literary and university publications across the UK, US, Australia, and Canada. Chris has served as voluntary copy editor for Dog Horn, Jupiter Magazine, Chomu Press, Eraserhead press (and cult horror imprint Deadite). Along with Victoria Hooper, he helps wade through slush piles for the Sceptre award-winning Sci-Fi magazine, Polluto. Full list of publications HERE
Show me your shelves – Bizarro Central
Interview at Books and Booze – HERE
Interview at Surreal Sermons – HERE
Zero Squared podcast – HERE
Get Lit with Leza – HERE
This is Horror podcast – HERE