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The Macabre Modern

and Other Morbidities

by Kyla Lee Ward

156 pages
Trade Paperback

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A contemporary re-envisioning of the medieval “The Dance of Death” theme (fourteenth-century), written for the twenty-first century onward. Fantastic, imaginative poetry written and illustrated by award-winning poet, author, artist, playwright, performer Kyla Lee Ward. Her poem “Revenants of the Antipodes” (in this collection) won the AHWA Australian Shadows Award for poetry 2018. ... [Read more]

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Kyla Lee Ward

Kyla Lee Ward is an Australian writer, actor and artist devoted
to all things dark and beautiful. Her poetry has previously appeared in
Midnight Echo, Bloodsongs, Abaddon, and Gothic.Net, as well as in live
performances. Her novel Prismatic (co-authored as “Edwina Grey”) won the
2007 Aurealis Award for Best Horror, and her short fiction has appeared in
the likes of Ticonderoga Online, Shadowed Realms, Borderlands, and Macabre:
A Journey into Australia’s Worst Fears
. She co-edited seven issues of Tabula
magazine, and two of her scripts have been performed on stage by the
Theatre of Blood repertory company.

Website: www.tabula-rasa.info/