Kat Clay Author headshot - a blonde woman against a grey wall. She is wearing a leather jacket and red lipstick


Kat Clay is a writer, critic, and content producer from Melbourne, Australia. Her short story ‘Lady Loveday Investigates’ won three prizes at the 2018 Scarlet Stiletto Awards, including the Kerry Greenwood Prize for Best Malice Domestic.

Kat’s short stories have been published in Aurealis, SQ Mag, and Crimson Streets. Her non-fiction and criticism has been published in The Guardian, The Victorian Writer, Literary Traveler, Travel Weekly, Matador Network, and Weird Fiction Review.

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Double Exposure by Kat Clay Book Cover
Book cover of Dangerous Visions and New Worlds
The Hammersmith Haunting Call of Cthulhu book cover with a picture of a ghostly woman in front of a cemetery with elaborate text

Essays on the radical science fiction of the 50s and 60s, including my contribution on Judith Merril.

A weird-noir crime novella about a 40s scandal photographer.

A Call of Cthulhu adventure set in 1890s London.

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