About


K.A. Wiggins is a Vancouver-born Canadian speculative fiction writer. Her work explores social movements, environmental crises, and identity issues through intricate, dreamlike tales of monsters and magic.

Her debut, Blind the Eyes, was a Barnes & Noble Press pick for "20 Favorite Indie Books of 2018" and the companion short, Letter From the End of the World, has been translated into Italian by Virgibooks as Lettera dalla fine del mondo.

Notably, she was a guest speaker at the first ORCHIDS Children's Literature Fest in Mumbai and is an executive team member and registered speaker with the Children's Writers and Illustrators of British Columbia (CWILL BC) Society. She's currently a creative storytelling coach with the Metro-Vancouver-area Creative Writing for Children Society (CWC).

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Stories


When the seas rose, the monsters rose with them . . .

Creatures of myth and legend collide with dystopian climate fiction in an elaborate, emotional, genre-bending neogothic saga of monsters and magic.

Dive into Dreams

Slip through a portal to another world . . .

Visit fractured futures, mythological Otherworlds, and shadows of the past in these frightening, fantastical, and futuristic speculative shorts and serial fiction.

Escape the Ordinary



News & Updates

COVID-19 Response

Mar 27, 2020

TBH it’s hard to know what to say or how best to respond. As a writer and freelancer, my lifestyle already looked a lot like self-isolation, except for creative writing workshops and speaking engagements, so for the moment, it’s (almost) business-as-usual. I’ll be working on sequel rewrites, keeping up newsletters and book marketing efforts, and priotizing freelancing a little more than I had been to make up shortfalls.

But I know a ton of people are going through a tough time financially or have lost their jobs entirely, at least during the regional lockdowns. I don’t have enough of a backlist built up to offer much for free, but here’s a list of libraries and subscription services where you can...
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Learning Resources

Mar 20, 2020

Since school suddenly got cancelled this spring, I’ve reworked some materials from my creative writing workshops for home use.

Here’s what I’ve got so far!

If you’re looking for more free home learning resources, TeachBC is well stocked, and TeachersPayTeachers also has massive amounts of free (and paid) material.


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Events

World Read Aloud Day Event

Date: February 5, 2020

Time: 6:30-8:45 pm

Location: Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch Library (6100 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby by Metrotown Stn.)

Type: Live Reading, Book...
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Writing & Illustrating Kids Books: The Inside Story

Date: February 3, 2020

Time: 7-8:30 pm (6:30 signing/bookfair)

Location: Central Library Branch, Montalbano Family Theatre, Level 8 (350 West Georgia...
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WORD Vancouver Writing Festival

Date: September 29, 2019

Time: 10am-5pm

Location: Central Library Branch, Plaza (350 West Georgia St., Vancouver, BC)

Type: Book Fair, Writing Festival

I’ll be staffing...
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Past Events