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From Modern Mythcraft to Magical Surrealism



Kehkashan Khalid

Kehkashan Khalid

Kehkashan is a writer and illustrator committed to bringing speculative fiction to life in South Asian settings. In 2019, she graduated with distinction from the MA Fine Art Digital program at the University of the Arts London and won an award for her thesis project now on permanent display at the UAL collection. In 2019, she also won the Salam Award for Imaginative Fiction and now has stories published or forthcoming in the Gollancz Book of South Asian Science Fiction Vol. 2, Translunar Travelers Lounge, and Chiral Mad 5, among others. She can currently be found in Jeddah working on her first novel, slush-reading at Clarkesworld Magazine, and spending time with her three young children. Learn more about her at