Biography

Genevieve Valentine’s first novel, Mechanique: A Tale of the Circus Tresaulti , won the 2012 Crawford Award and was nominated for the Nebula. Her second novel is speakeasy fairy tale The Girls at the Kingfisher Club. She’s currently the writer of DC’s CATWOMAN.

Her short fiction has appeared in Clarkesworld, Strange Horizons, Journal of Mythic Arts, Lightspeed, and others, and the anthologies Federations, The Living Dead 2, After, Teeth, and more; stories have been nominated for the World Fantasy Award and the Shirley Jackson Award, and have appeared in several Best of the Year anthologies.

Her nonfiction and reviews have appeared at NPR.org, The AV Club, Strange Horizons, io9.com, Lightspeed, Weird Tales, Tor.com, LA Review of Books, and Fantasy Magazine, and she is a co-author of pop-culture book Geek Wisdom (Quirk Books).

Her appetite for bad movies is insatiable, a tragedy she tracks on her blog.

She is represented by Barry Goldblatt of BG Literary.

 

Author Photos

Click any photo to get to a high-res image. All photo credit goes to Ellen Wright.


The image in the site header is from a “How to Draw” sketch card from the late 1920s; the original can be found in the digital archives of the New York Public Library.

Recent Work

AV Club reviews Girls at the Kingfisher Club!

Locus reviews Girls at the Kignfisher Club!

Sleepy Hollow Season 2: "This is War", "The Kindred"

STALKER, AV Club, October 2014

Boardwalk Empire Season 5 Recaps: "Cuanto"

Book Review:
Love is the Drug, NPR.org

Happy Valley, Av Club, September 2014

"And Was Obliged to Go On Dancing": The Red Shoes and the Chastised Woman, Strange Horizons, September 2014

"​Seven Tips for Adapting Anne Rice's Vampire Novels for Film (Again)", io9.com, August 2014

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    Backstage at the 1954 Pierre Balmain Couture show. Photos by Mark Shaw.

    10/20/14

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    On this very belated Reign Report, in the absence of Nostradamus to be an appropriate husband/fellow poisoner, Catherine “I Will Ruin You Sexually” de’ Medici strikes again. (X)

    10/20/14