Jones, Rachael K.


“The Sound of Children Screaming” (Nightmare Magazine), Short Fiction, 2023

BIO: Rachael K. Jones grew up in various cities across Europe and North America, picked up (and mostly forgot) six languages, and acquired several degrees in the arts and sciences. Now she writes speculative fiction in Portland, Oregon. Contrary to the rumors, she is probably not a secret android. Rachael is a Bram Stoker Award nominee, World Fantasy Award nominee, and Otherwise Award honoree. Her fiction has appeared in dozens of venues worldwide, including Lightspeed, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Strange Horizons, and all four Escape Artists podcasts. Follow her on Bluesky, or find her at