PHOTOS (now with and without glasses!)







Short (75 words): Premee Mohamed is an Indo-Caribbean scientist and speculative fiction author based in Edmonton, Alberta. She is the author of novels 'Beneath the Rising' (2020) and 'A Broken Darkness' (2021), and novellas 'These Lifeless Things' (2021), 'And What Can We Offer You Tonight' (2021), and 'The Annual Migration of Clouds' (2021). Her short fiction has appeared in a variety of venues and she can be found on Twitter at @premeesaurus and on her website at 

Long (221words):

Premee Mohamed is an Indo-Caribbean scientist and speculative fiction author based in Edmonton, Alberta. 
She is a Social Media Manager and Associate Editor for the short audio science fiction venue Escape Pod, and was a Capital City Press Featured Writer for 2019/2020 with the Edmonton Public Library. Her guest editing positions include novellas with Interstellar Flight Press and short fiction with Apparition Lit. 
Her debut novel, 'Beneath the Rising,' was published in 2020 by Solaris Books, and was a finalist for the 2020 Crawford Award. The sequel 'A Broken Darkness,' came out in March 2021. Other books out in 2021 include 'These Lifeless Things' (Solaris Satellites), 'And What Can We Offer You Tonight' (Neon Hemlock), and 'The Annual Migration of Clouds' (ECW Press).
Her short fiction has appeared in both print and audio venues including Analog, Escape Pod, Augur, Nightmare Magazine, Shoreline of Infinity, and PodCastle. Solicited appearances include Drabblecast, A Secret Guide to Fighting Elder Gods, and Jo Walton's New Decameron. In 2017 she was nominated for the Pushcart Prize for her story 'Willing' (Third Flatiron Press). She is represented by Michael Curry of the Donald Maass Literary Agency. 
In her spare time, she also paints and occasionally does pen and ink illustration. She can be found on Twitter and Instagram at @premeesaurus and on her website at 




Beneath the Rising (official, 2020) - James Paul Jones







The Apple-Tree Throne (official, 2018) - Premee Mohamed








A Broken Darkness (2021) - James Paul Jones







These Lifeless Things (2021) - Sam Gretton











  • My agent: Michael Curry at DMLA

  • My publicist at Rebellion/Solaris: Hanna Waigh



My profile is in the directory here!


Frankly, part of me is stunned that I have made enough writer friends or become enough of a name (?) (I can’t tell which) that people are contacting me to blurb their books! But, it keeps happening, and now it appears that I need An One (1) Official Policy.

It is: I am delighted to take a look at your book to see if I can blurb it! The request must come from your editor and if I am able to and choose to blurb it, my blurb will go back to your editor. 

“But that means I can’t send you my self-published book!”

It does and I’m sorry, but unless we are very close friends, I am not going to blurb your self-published book. Due to recent experiences, I have to institute a rule that there has to be a body between me, an blurber, and you, an author. 

In particular, this gives me the ability to say something like ‘This book contains depictions of ableism, racism, other miscellaneous bigotry, gratuitous gendered violence, blatant ethnic or cultural appropriation, perpetuation of negative stereotypes, or other gross things that I did not like; and whether the book itself is any good or not, and whether I liked the book overall or not, and whether it is clear that it is narrative voice rather than authorial voice, in this case I do not wish to have my name attached to it.’  

However, if you and your editor do feel that I might be a good choice to do a blurb, you can contact me using the contact form on this site and I will at the very least get back to you with a yes/no and a projected timeline.

If you require information that is not on this page, please feel free to contact me using the contact form!

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