Kate Heartfield Kate Heartfield is the author of the historical fantasy novel Armed in Her Fashion, which won the Aurora Award for Best Novel and was shortlisted for the Locus First Novel, Crawford, and Sunburst awards. Her novella Alice Payne Arrives was shortlisted for the Nebula and Aurora awards. She also writes interactive fiction, including the Nebula-nominated The Road to Canterbury, published by Choice of Games in 2018. Her novella The Course of True Love was published by Abaddon Books in 2016. Her short fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, Lackington's, Escape Pod, and elsewhere. A former newspaper journalist, Kate lives in Ottawa, Canada.