Khaw, Cassandra


Breakable Things (Undertow Publications), Fiction Collection, 2022

Nothing But Blackened Teeth (Tor Nightfire), Long Fiction, 2021


The Salt Grows Heavy (Tor Nightfire/Macmillan/Titan), Long Fiction, 2023

BIO: USA Today bestselling author Cassandra Khaw’s books include, Hammers on Bone, a British Fantasy award and Locus award finalist, The All-Consuming World, one of the Washington Post’s Best science fiction, fantasy and horror books of 2021, and their most recent novella, Nothing But Blackened Teeth, a Japanese haunted house story described as “sharp, playful, and nasty as hell,” which was a Bram Stoker Award Finalist.

Their work has been translated or is in the process of being translated to Catalan, Turkish, Russian, Bulgarian, French, and Spanish.

Their short fiction can be found in a myriad of places, including Fantasy & Science Fiction, Lightspeed,, Nature, The Dark, and Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Khaw is also an award-winning game writer who has worked on games such as She Remembered Caterpillars (German Game Awards Best Children’s Game 2017), Wasteland 3, and Falcon Age. Cassandra has also done work for Magic: the Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, Critical Role, World of Darkness, and Warhammer 40k.

Their last public speaking appearance was in Barcelona, where they keynoted at the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona.

They currently reside in Montreal with two inadvisably large cats, and can be found on Twitter and Instagram at @casskhaw.