THE RARKYN'S FAMILIAR shortlisted for Aurealis, Foreward INDIES and Indies Today Awards
FANTASY, SCIENCE FICTION &
Nikky Lee is an award-winning author who grew up as a barefoot 90s kid in Perth, Western Australia on Whadjuk Noongar Country. She now lives in Aotearoa New Zealand with a husband, a dog and a couch potato cat. In her free time, she writes speculative fiction, often burning the candle at both ends to explore fantastic worlds, mine asteroids and meet wizards. She's had over two dozen stories published in magazines, anthologies and on the radio.
Her short fiction has been shortlisted six times in the Aurealis Awards with her novelette Dingo & Sister winning the Best Young Adult Short Story and the Best Fantasy Novella categories in 2020. In 2021, she received a Ditmar Award for Best New Talent. In 2022 her debut novel The Rarkyn's Familiar was a finalist in the Aurealis Awards, Sir Julius Vogel Awards, Foreward INDIES Book of the Year Awards, the Indies Today Awards and the Indie Ink Awards.
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