Author Spotlight: J.M. WONG

  Hello everyone, I hope you're all having a great week. Today I'd like to introduce another new Insignia Stories contributor, J.M. Wong. She has 3 stories in the 'Japanese Fantasy Drabbles' anthology: 'At the Dinner Table', 'Hate Us, Never Love Us', and 'Lost, but Found'. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: JM WONG: Born and raised in... Continue Reading →

Author Spotlight: EISUKE AIKAWA

  It's my honor to introduce Eisuke Aikawa, contributor to our newly-released anthology, Japanese Fantasy Drabbles. Born in Chiba in 1977, Eisuke Aikawa is a writer based in Fukuoka. He has published two collections of short stories, Hiking (2017) and Kumo wo hanareta tsuki (2018). His short fiction has appeared in venues such as Bungakukai,... Continue Reading →

Author Spotlight: SHEENAH FREITAS

  After a short break, our Author Spotlight Series is back! Meet one of our regular short story contributors, Sheenah Freitas. Sheenah also has micro pieces in our soon-to-be-released Japanese Fantasy Drabbles anthology! A geek at heart, Sheenah Freitas has a love for the whimsical and magical. She looks to animated Disney movies and Studio... Continue Reading →

Author Spotlight: HEATHER EWINGS

Next in our Author Spotlight series is one of Insignia's original contributors, Heather Ewings! Heather Ewings (whose story Kitsune was published in Insignia Vol. 1 under the name Heather Jensen) is an Australian author of speculative fiction. She has a MA in History, and a fascination with myth and folklore. Aside from Insignia, Heather’s work... Continue Reading →

Author Spotlight: KELLY MATSUURA

Continuing our Author Spotlight series, I'd like to share my own interview this week! (Excuse the following use of third-person...)     Kelly Matsuura grew up in Victoria, Australia, but always dreamed she would live abroad.  She has lived in northern China, Michigan in the US, and over ten years in Nagoya, Japan, where she... Continue Reading →

Author Spotlight: ANITA GOVEAS

Happy September everyone! Continuing our Author Spotlight series, let me introduce UK writer, Anita Goveas. Anita Goveas is British-Asian, based in London, and fueled by strong coffee and paneer jalfrezi. She was first published in the 2016 London Short Story Prize anthology, most recently in  Lost Balloon, Terse and JMWW. She’s on the editorial team at... Continue Reading →

Author Spotlight: MARY SOON LEE

  Today we bring you a second author interview, with new contributor, Mary Soon Lee. We are all passionate, cross-genre writers who love Asian cultures and stories. Get to know us a little better through our Answers to 20/25 Questions challenge! ~~~ Mary Soon Lee was born and raised in London, but now lives in... Continue Reading →

Author Spotlight: RAY DALEY

  Welcome all, to a new blog series: 'Author Spotlight'  will feature short interviews with our wonderful Insignia Series contributors. We are all passionate, cross-genre writers who love Asia and Asian cultures. Get to know us a little better through our Answers to 25 Questions challenge! First Up.... Ray Daley was born in Coventry &... Continue Reading →

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