Official Biography

Leanbh Pearson lives on Ngunnawal Country in Canberra, Australia. An LGBTQI dark fiction author, inspired by folklore, archaeology and the environment, her fiction features in numerous anthologies. She has judged the Australian Shadows Awards and Aurealis Awards, is a recipient of an AWHA mentorship and occasional convention panellist. When not writing, she enjoys exploring the Australian wilderness accompanied by her dogs (the canine assistants). Leanbh’s alter-ego is an academic in archaeology, evolution and prehistory.

Follow her at www.leanbhpearson.com | Twitter, Facebook & Instagram @leanbhpearson

A few neat things:

  • Leanbh’s short story “The Bargain” featured in Unnatural Order Anthology by CSFG Publishing, a finalist in the 2020 Aurealis Awards Best Anthology.

A few Other things:

  • Leanbh also conducts book reviews for NetGalley, Blackthorn Book Tours, and is an active book blogger and bookstagramer.
  • Leanbh is a current member of the Australian Society of Authors, Australian Fairytale Society, Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild, Australasian Science Fiction and Fantasy, Australasian Horror Writers Association.

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