Premee Mohamed is an Indo-Caribbean scientist and speculative fiction author based in Edmonton, Alberta. Her short fiction has appeared in a number of venues. Her debut novel, Beneath the Rising, is out now from Solaris Books, with the sequel A Broken Darkness due out in 2021.
Through Mohamed's breathtaking prose, this post-apocalyptic story unravels meditations on community building, adaptation, and collective survival ... In this rich and nuanced universe, Mohamed offers an emotionally fierce and human story that takes the time and space to personalize apocalypse. -- Quill & Quire, starred review One of the most unique and engaging voices in genre fiction ... Science-fiction and horror readers alike will enjoy Mohamed's novel, which will appeal to fans of Jeff VanderMeer, Kameron Hurley, and Tochi Onyebuchi. -- Booklist A dark, strange tale of the future that elegantly balances existential horror against necessary hope. Premee Mohamed is astonishingly good, and if we're lucky, will be writing books for us for a good long time. -- Chuck Wendig, New York Times-bestselling author In gorgeous prose, Mohamed (Beneath the Rising) conjures a post-climate apocalypse future ... Mohamed grounds her complex, chilling vision of the future in accessible human drama, keeping a tight focus on Reid's difficult decision and the tension it creates in her relationships. It's an impressive feat of worldbuilding made stronger by the sensitive, nuanced characters and urgent questions about what people owe to each other. This packs a punch. -- Publishers Weekly Premee Mohamed's graceful storytelling transports us to a future that is both brilliantly imagined and utterly believable. I devoured this gorgeous gift of a novella, and it will stay with me. -- Kate Heartfield, award-winning author of Armed in Her Fashion and Alice Payne Arrives