Anastasia Kirchoff is...
originally from northern Wisconsin. She attended college at the University of Wisconsin Superior, where she studied creative writing and Spanish.
She is currently writing a young adult science fiction/fantasy hybrid novel. She also writes a lot surreal and slipstream short fiction.
She often includes LGBTQ themes, fantasy elements, suspense and sometimes a dash of horror in her longer stories. She loves crafting flawed but compelling protagonists in stories with glittery, arresting prose.
If you like all things strange and gripping, check out her stories.
Get an idea of her style...
What's she reading?
Anastasia first literary love was Anne Rice, and it was she who sparked her interest in charismatic, supernatural antiheroes.
She adores NK Jemison, S.A Chakraborty, and recently, Tamsysun Muir. (Gideon the Ninth. Buy a copy now and thank her later.)
She also likes James S.A. Corey and Christopher Ruocchio, but female identifying fantasy writers hold a special place in her heart.
Anastasia is a lifelong fan of Stephen King and enjoys similar authors such as Paul Tremblay.
She's recently gotten into mystery suspense thrillers by authors like Gillian Flynn, Paula Hawkins, and Damien Angelica Walters.
Where's she published?
The Molotov Cocktail
Brilliant Flash Fiction
Women on Writing
The Gateway Review
Manawaker Studio's Podcast
Microfiction Monday Magazine
The Nemadji Review
Ink in Thirds