Bio & Bibliography

Natania Barron is a word tinkerer with a lifelong love of the fantastic. She has a penchant for the speculative, and has written tales of invisible soul-eating birds, giant cephalopod goddesses, gunslinger girls, and killer kudzu, just to name a few. Her work has appeared in Weird Tales, EscapePod, Steampunk Tales, Crossed Genres, Bull Spec, and various anthologies. Her longer works run the gamut from Edwardian urban fantasy to tales of the rock and roll world. She is also the founder of The Outer Alliance, a group dedicated to queer advocacy in speculative fiction. She’s also an outspoken advocate for mental health rights, particularly pertaining to her son Liam, who has autism. She writes more on this subject at GlitterSquid.

She is a Took, a Slytherin, and likely a Tyrell, even if she is a bit jealous of the Greyjoy Kraken. She takes her whisky neat (and single malt), her wine dark and complex, and her coffee decaffeinated.

When not venturing in imagined worlds, she can be found in North Carolina, where she lives with her family, two hounds, and an assortment of musical instruments.

Natania holds a BA in English/Writing from Loyola University Maryland and an MA in English with a concentration in medieval literature from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. During the day she works as a Marketing Director in clinical research.

She’s also a mental health activists, especially regarding adolescent care. Inspired by her son Liam’s struggle through the school system as a child with high functioning autism and a variety of other challenges, she is an outspoken advocate. You can read more about her story at Medium.

Novels:

  • Pilgrim of the Sky – December 2011, Candlemark & Gleam
  • Rock Revival – Spring 2018, Falstaff Books

 

Novellas:

  • Wothwood – Falstaff Press, February 2017
  • Frost & Filigree – Falstaff Press, June 2017
  • Masks & Malevolence – Forthcoming

 

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11 thoughts on “Bio & Bibliography”

    1. Natania says:

      That would be due to my bad link. Fixed now! .. and thanks!

  1. Netania says:

    Hey, my name is also Netania! Any advice for this writer? I know what I want to write about but I can’t find the right words to say

    1. Dread Knight says:

      Just get things roughly on paper, expand ideas and with time just revise and improve them.
      If you keep a white page in front of you for too long, it will intimidate you. I believe it’s called a writer’s block.

      If you’re writing on a computer, I recommend http://docs.google.com/ – it’s really awesome, easy to use, keeps revisions, safe as you won’t lose your data if your hdd crashes or so and you can even use it offline (with google gears enabled, the green arrow on the upper right), oh and free! You also don’t have to install the app and you can write from any computer, even share the document with people or work in collaboration.

  2. subhanzein says:

    Congratulations on the publicaiton of your book! Great! 🙂

    Warm regards,

    Subhan Zein

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