About CL Hellisen

CL Hellisen writes weird, lush speculative fiction. They are the author of several novels, including When the Sea is Rising Red and Beastkeeper, and their short fiction and poetry have appeared in various magazines and anthologies, including Tor.com, Apex Magazine, Shimmer and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.

Their favourite writers inslude Ursula K Le Guin, Margaret Atwood, Tanith Lee and Clive Barker, though they love discovering new writers of the fantastical.

You can follow them on bluesky or instagram, or support them on Patreon.

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Editors/publicists can contact Cat via their agent Caro Clarke at Portobello Literary