About

 

DK Mok is a fantasy and science fiction author whose novels include Squid's Grief, Hunt for Valamon and The Other Tree. DK's works have been shortlisted for seven Aurealis Awards, three Ditmars, and three Washington Science Fiction Association Small Press Awards.

DK grew up in libraries, immersed in lost cities and fantastic worlds populated by quirky bandits and giant squid. She’s fond of cephalopods, androids, and rugged horizons. DK is based in Sydney, Australia, and her favourite fossil deposit is the Burgess Shale.

 

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Awards

 

Washington Science Fiction Association Small Press Award Shortlisted for Short Fiction (2022)
The Birdsong Fossil

Aurealis Award Shortlisted for Best Science Fiction Novella (2022)
The Birdsong Fossil

Washington Science Fiction Association Small Press Award Shortlisted for Short Fiction (2019)
The Spider and the Stars

Ditmar Award Shortlisted for Best Short Story (2019)
Junkyard Kraken

Aurealis Award Shortlisted for Best Young Adult Short Story (2019)
The Moon Collector

Aurealis Award Shortlisted for Best Science Fiction Novella (2018)
The Wandering Library

Ditmar Award Shortlisted for Best Novel (2017)
Squid's Grief

Aurealis Award Shortlisted for Best Science Fiction Novel (2017)
Squid's Grief

Aurealis Award Shortlisted for Best Young Adult Short Story (2016)
The Heart of the Labyrinth

Aurealis Award Shortlisted for Best Fantasy Short Story (2016)
Almost Days

Ditmar Award Shortlisted for Best New Talent (2016)

BookGateway Booky Award for Best Fantasy Novel (2016)
Hunt for Valamon

Washington Science Fiction Association Small Press Award Shortlisted for Short Fiction (2014)
Morning Star

Aurealis Award Shortlisted for Best Young Adult Short Fiction (2014)
Morning Star

 

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