Valerie Kemp

Valerie Kemp writes speculative and contemporary fiction for all ages. Her work has appeared in Apex Magazine, Cast of Wonders, Voyage YA and the anthologies Just Above Water and Defy the Dark. She is a 2022 graduate of Viable Paradise. Valerie is also a recovering academic whose research focused on the importance of media representation, something she cares deeply about. Find Valerie @valeriekwrites on Bluesky, IG, and Twitter, and at

Fiction by Valerie Kemp
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