Jake Kerr

Science fiction & fantasy author



The Tommy Black series

The Guildmaster Thief series

Novels - coming soon!

Short Fiction





The Gray Sunrise


The End Has Come, ed. Hugh Howey & John Joseph Adams, Broad Reach Publishing, 2015




The End is Now, ed. Hugh Howey & John Joseph Adams, Broad Reach Publishing, 2015


The Past Within


Currents & Tangents Press, 2014




Currents & Tangents Press, 2014


A Memorial to the Patriots


Help Fund My Robot Army!!! and Other Improbable Crowdfunding Projects, ed. John Joseph Adams, 2014


Mission. Suit. Self


War Stories, ed. Andrew Liptak & Jaym Gates, Apex Books, 2014


Wedding Day


The End is Nigh, ed. Hugh Howey & John Joseph Adams, Broad Reach Publishing, 2014

io9.com, February 2015


Looking for Bad Guys


Fireside Magazine, September 2013


The Adventure of the Further Adventures of The Star Wanderer


io9.com, September 2013


Chip’s Six Attempts at Popularity


Waylines Magazine, July 2013


Biographical Fragments of the Life of Julian Prince


Lightspeed Magazine, March 2013

Zui Found, August 2013. Chinese literary journal.

Escape Pod podcast, December 2013

Galaxies-SF, 2015, French SF magazine.

Year’s Best Science Fiction, ed. Gardner Dozois, St. Martins, 2014

Wastelands 2, ed. John Joseph Adams, Titan, 2014

Nowa Fantastyka, 2015, Polish SF magazine


The Alien Invasion As Seen In the Twitter Feed of @dweebless


Unidentified Funny Objects, ed. Alex Shvartsman, UFO Press, 2012




Fireside Magazine, August 2012

Escape Pod podcast, March 2013


Requiem in the Key of Prose


Lightspeed Magazine, July 2012

Tales From a Lone Star, ed. William Ledbetter and Melanie Fletcher, Belaurient Press, 2013


Through the Mirror, Darkly


The Newer York, June 2012, co-written with Micah Joel


The Old Equations


Lightspeed Magazine, July 2011

Launchpad, ed. Jody Lynn Nye and Mike Brotherton, 2013

Finalist 2011 Nebula Award

Shortlist, 2011 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award

Shortlist, 2011 StorySouth Million Writers Award