Simone Kern is a speculative fiction writer, with recently published stories for adults in Metaphorosis, The Colored Lens, and Wizards in Space Magazine. They are represented by Kerstin Wolf of the D4EO Literary Agency for their YA novel, Sand and Swarm.
Simone attended Oberlin College for a B.A. in English and Creative Writing. Afterwards, they moved to Houston, where they spent ten years teaching English to middle and high schoolers. Following the birth of their daughter, they began pursuing a career in writing. They live near the bayou with their husband, toddler, and two very good dogs.