Kyoko M is from Riverdale, Georgia and currently lives in Ocala, Florida. A recent graduate from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, she has written articles for toonaripost.com, and was a first round finalist for Amazon’s 2013 Breakthrough Novel Contest for her debut novel The Black Parade.
She has a passion for speculative fiction, namely urban fantasy, science fiction, high fantasy, supernatural, and paranormal works. Her influences include movies, comic books, anime, and various novel series.
Listen to her chat with other Black women in horror and dark fantasy (at the first annual State of Black Science Fiction Convention on episode five of The Outer Dark podcast, featured on the This is Horror website.
The Black Parade, has been on Amazon’s Bestseller List at #5 in the Occult Horror category. It features a cranky, slightly alcoholic waitress who accidentally kills a Seer–a being who reaps souls– and has to take over the job. Trouble is, she only has two years to help 100 souls cross over to the afterlife or she’s going to Hell.
And that’s only book one of the three part series.