Dr Eugen Bacon is African Australian, a computer scientist mentally re-engineered into creative writing. She is a board director of the Australian Society of Authors. Her work has won, been shortlisted, longlisted or commended in national and international awards, including the Bridport Prize and Copyright Agency Prize.
Eugen is a recipient of the Katharine Susannah Prichard (KSP) Emerging Writer-in-Residence 2020. Her creative work has appeared in literary and speculative fiction publications worldwide, including Award Winning Australian Writing, AntipodeanSF, Andromeda, Aurealis, Bards and Sages Quarterly, Meniscus, The Victorian Writer, Text Journal and through Routledge in New Writing. Recent publications: Claiming T-Mo, Meerkat Press. Writing Speculative Fiction, Macmillan. In 2020: The Road to Woop Woop & Other Stories; Black Moon; Inside the Dreaming.
Eugen is originally from Tanzania, grew up in Kenya, lived in the UK and now resides in Melbourne, Australia with her son, who—like his mother—is many, betwixt, a sum of cultures.
You can follow Eugen on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EugenBacon
For Luna Press Publishing:
Hadithi and The State of Black Speculative Fiction (Winter 2020)