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Jay Chesters

Summary

Jay Chesters is an award-winning author writing unusual contemporary fiction, that weaves together folklore and science fiction with fantasy, horror, and social commentary. Mostly intentionally.

Biography

Jay Chesters is an award-winning author writing unusual contemporary fiction, that weaves together folklore and science fiction with fantasy, horror, and social commentary. Mostly intentionally.

After 20 years of living in a dozen different cities across three continents, Jay now lives on Whadjuk Noongar Boodja (Perth, Western Australia) with his wife and two boisterous cats.

When he’s not working, Jay is usually found in the wild in Perth’s bookshops, cafes, and coffee shops, writing and making the place look untidy. When he’s not writing, Jay generally frets about how he should be writing.

Jay also as other works appearing in collections from Night Parrot Press and online in various places.

Relevant qualifications

Author:
'The Cat Who Hated Bird' (2024)
'Year of the Bear' (2022)

Member:
Australian Society of Authors

Education:
Post-Graduate Diploma in Journalism

Recent experience

Performance at Strange Festival, Perth, 2024.
The Cat Who Hated Bird, published 2024.
Year of the Bear, published 2022.

Publications

The Cat Who Hated Bird

The Cat Who Hated Bird

Publisher: Radical Books

Publ. date: 2024

Genre: Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic, LGBT, speculative fiction

Year of the Bear

Year of the Bear

Publisher: YndFwd

Publ. date: 2022

Genre: speculative fiction, magical realism, short fiction

Get in touch

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/JamesChesters/

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/comebackbrighter/

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