Kristyn Dunnion

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Kristyn Dunnion (born August 6, 1969 in Kingsville, Ontario) is a Canadian writer, musician and performance artist.[1] She has published three novels and a short story collection to date, performs cabaret shows under the name Miss Kitty Galore, and is a bassist in the all-female heavy metal band Heavy Filth. Her literary work is primarily aimed at a young adult audience, and incorporates aspects of science fiction, punk culture and horror literature,[2] although she has also published several stories in anthologies of adult erotic literature.

Dunnion studied English and theater at McGill University and the University of Guelph.[1]

Her short story collection The Dirt Chronicles was a nominee for the 2012 Lambda Literary Awards in the category of lesbian fiction.[3]



  • Missing Matthew (2003)
  • Mosh Pit (2004)
  • Big Big Sky (2008)

Short story collections[edit]

  • The Dirt Chronicles (2011)


  • With a Rough Tongue: Femmes Write Porn
  • Periphery: Lesbian Erotic Futures
  • Fist of the Spiderwoman: Tales of Fear & Queer Desire
  • Geeks, Misfits and Outlaws
  • The Horrors: Terrifying Tales, Book One


  1. ^ a b Kristyn Dunnion. Canadian Review of Materials, February 12, 2006.
  2. ^ "A lesbian outlaw in existential crisis". The Globe and Mail, September 8, 2008.
  3. ^ "Toronto writers up for Lambda Literary awards". Xtra!, May 11, 2012.

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