HWA Oregon

The Oregon Chapter of the Horror Writers Association

Kelsea Yu


Kelsea Yu is a Taiwanese Chinese American writer who is eternally enthusiastic about sharks and appreciates a good ghost story. She has over a dozen short stories and essays published in or forthcoming from Clarkesworld, Fantasy, PseudoPod, and elsewhere. Her novella, Bound Feet, was a Shirley Jackson Award nominee, and her debut novel, It’s Only a Game, will be published by Bloomsbury Children’s in 2024. Find her on Instagram and other social media as @anovelescape or visit her website kelseayu.com. Kelsea lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, children, and a pile of art supplies. (Photo by Katy Weaver.)

Social Media: @anovelescape on Instagram, Twitter, and Bluesky


Kelsea Yu