CHARISH, Kristi




Author Tags: Fiction, Kidlit & Young Adult

Vancouver-based Kristi Charish launched a new urban fantasy series with The Voodoo Killings (Vintage Canada 2016) introducing the character Kincaid Strange, a voodoo practitioner. She also has an 'Owl' series about an antiquities thief named Owl, a modern-day 'Indiana Jane' who reluctantly navigates a hidden supernatural world.

Charish studied archeology and zoology, achieving her BSc and MSc from Simon Fraser University in molecular biology and biochemistry; later she earned a PhD in Zoology at the University of British Columbia. She has worked as a scientific adviser for fantasy and science fiction writer Diana Rowland and is co-host of the Adventures in Sci-Fi Publishing Podcast.

Photo courtesy of Vancouver Public Library.

BOOKS:

Owl and the Japanese Circus

Owl and the City of Angels

Voodoo Killings (Vintage Canada 2016) $19.95 978-0-345-81588-0

Owl and the Electric Samurai (Gallery Books 2017) $18 978-1-50113-973-4

[BCBW 2017]