List of Published Works

NOVELS

Nov. 2012 – GHOST HAND: Book one of The PSS Chronicles, a YA paranormal thriller series. Available in various e-book formats and paperback. ** See Award nominations below**

Sept. 2013 – GHOST HOLD: Book two of The PSS Chronicles , a YA paranormal thriller series. Available in e-book and paperback.

Oct. 2014 – GHOST HEART, Book three of The PSS Chronicles, a YA paranormal thriller series, Available in e-book and paperback.

June 2016 – GHOST HOPE, The fourth and final book of The PSS Chronicles, A YA paranormal thriller series, Available in e-book and paperback.

NOVELLAS

March. 2013 – Over the Rim, A YA fantasy Novella. Available in e-book only

SHORT SPECULATIVE FICTION

Aug. 2005 – “A Speck in the Universe” in AlienSkin

April 2006 – “The Werehouse” in Quantum Muse

March 2008 – “The Derby” in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine issue #33.

July 2008 – “Sister of the Benevolent Gods” in The Lorelei Signal

Oct. 2008 – “Traveling by Petroglyph” in Flash Fiction Online

Jan. 2009 – “The House That Dirk Built” in The Lorelei Signal

Feb. 2009 – “Sheep Women and Dog Boys” in Reflection’s Edge

Feb. 2009 – “The Derby” to Wily Writers Website

March 2009 – “A Speck in the Universe” to Wily Writers Website

June 2009 – “Corrigan’s Exchange” in Semaphore Magazine

July 2009 – “Rites of Passage” in A Fly in Amber

Aug. 2009 – “Traveling by Petroglyph” in Flash Me Magazine

Aug. 2009 – “The Moth Collector’s Daughter” in Reflection’s Edge

Dec. 2009 – “Over the Rim” in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine issue #42.

June 2010 – “The House That Dirk Built” in Semaphore Magazine

July 2010 – “Heart of the Salamander” in The Lorelei Signal online

Aug. 2010 – “Heart of the Salamander” in Mystic Signals, print

Aug. 2010 – “Sister of the Benevolent Gods” as an audio podcast with Cossmass Infinities.

January 2011 – “Broken Water” in the premiere issue of State of Imagination magazine.

ANTHOLOGIES

April 2009 – “For Want of a Woodpecker” in Coming Together AlĀ  Fresco (e-book)

July 2009 – “Sister of the Benevolent Gods” in A Time To.. The Best of The Lorelei Signal 2008 (print)

Dec. 2009 – “Corrigan’s Exchange” in Semaphore’s Best of 2009 Anthology (print)

August 2010 – “The Future of the Sky” in A Foreign Country, New Zealand Speculative Fiction (print)

February 2011 – “A Speck in the Universe” in the print anthology, Night-Mantled: The Best of Wily Writers Volume 1 (print and e-book)

April 2011 – “The Bus to Nostalgia” in Tales for Canterbury (print and e-book).

June 2012 – “Mary had a Unicorn” in Light Touch Paper, Stand Clear (print and e-book).

LITERARY FICTION

Oct. 2009 – “The Comfort of Cabbages” in Prima Storia

NON-FICTION

Sept. 2011 – The Complete Guide to Writing Paranormal Fiction from Dragon Moon Press, a chapter on characterization.

AWARD NOMINATIONS

“Traveling by Petroglyph” was nominated for the Micro Awards 2008.

“The Derby” was nominated and short-listed for The Sir Julius Vogel Awards Best Short Story 2009.

“Over the Rim” was nominated and short-listed for The Sir Julius Vogel Award Best Novelette/Novella for 2010

GHOST HAND: Book one of The PSS Chronicles, Semi-finalist for The Kindle Book Review 2013 Best Indie Book Awards in the YA Category.

GHOST HAND: Book one of The PSS Chronicles, nominee for the Cybil Awards 2013 in the YA Speculative Fiction category.

GHOST HEART, Book two of The PSS Chronicles, nominee for the Cybil Awards 2014 in the YA Speculative Fiction category.

AWARDS

“Corrigan’s Exchange”- winner of the 2009 Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Short Story.

Ripley won the Sir Julius Vogel Award 2011 for services to Sci-fi, Fantasy, and Horror for founding SpecFicNZ.

CONTESTS

Jan-March 2006 – “Sister of the Benevolent Gods” quarter-finalist for the Writers of the Future Contest.

“The Future of the Sky”- Winner of the Au Contraire short story contest 2010, judged by Sean Williams.

“Over the Rim” Won the SpecFicNZ “A Cover’s Worth a Thousand Words” contest in 2012, winning a free cover design by Kura Carpenter Designs for publication of the novella.

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Ripley Patton lives in Portland, Oregon with one cat, two teenagers, and a man who wants to live on a boat. She is an award-winning short story writer and author of The PSS Chronicles, a YA paranormal thriller series.

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