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Eugen Bacon

Eugen Bacon. An angled shoulder up photo of a black woman with short hair.

Eugen Bacon is an African Australian author of several novels and fiction collections. She’s a 2022 World Fantasy Award finalist, and her recent books Ivory’s Story, Danged Black Thing, and Saving Shadows are finalists in the BSFA Awards. Eugen was announced in the honor list of the 2022 Otherwise Fellowships for “doing exciting work in gender and speculative fiction.” She has won, been longlisted or commended in international awards, including the Aurealis Award, Foreword Indies, Bridport Prize, Copyright Agency Prize, Horror Writers Association Diversity Grant, Otherwise, Rhysling, Australian Shadows, Ditmar Awards and Nommo Awards for Speculative Fiction by Africans. Visit her website at and Twitter feed @EugenBacon.