Georgina Kamsika is a speculative fiction writer born in Yorkshire, England, to British Asian immigrant parents and has spent most of her life explaining her English first name, Polish surname and South Asian features.
DI Sara Nayar is not the bright young police detective she seems to be; she’s actually a Hindu goddess living as a human after a dispute with her mother, the trickster goddess Mohini.
When a man is murdered at Sheffield Castle Market, Sara senses that another god is involved– perhaps the Norse god Loki. But setting aside her divine nature has left Sara dangerously vulnerable.
With the help of her partner, the attractive DI Michael Higgins, Sara must uncover both the human and divine reasons for the crime and protect the city she loves.
I’m using this Patreon to connect with people who are interested in my work. As a second-generation immigrant, I write novels and short stories mostly about desi diaspora based in the UK. I also consume as much desi media as I can and review it in my monthly roundups.
I offer my expertise as a British South Asian to read your work and give you feedback on whether you are perpetuating stereotypes and actively harming people like me, or help you fine tune small details to make your characters more authentic. I want to help you make your story featuring desi characters as good as you can make it. Click for more details.
An ancient Hindu goddess works for the Sheffield police and investigates supernatural murders.
Not So Stories attempts to redress the colonialist balance, bringing together new and established writers of colour from around the world to take the Just So Stories back, to interrogate, challenge and celebrate their legacy.
Something monstrous has come to Arkham, Massachusetts. There have always been shadows here, but now a new hunger has risen from the depths and threatens those who dwell here. But there are heroes too – people who stand up and fight to stem the tide, even when it costs them everything.
With Anger, You Have Left Us I have a short story in the Selene Quarterly Magazine Anthology. It’s a story about magic and family, themes that I’m always keen to write about!
Due to Covid, I hadn’t been around groups of people for many, many months, so while I was excited for Milford, I faced the idea of a big group of other writers with trepidation. But even at our first meeting, all of my worries faded away. Everyone was kind and welcoming, making sure anyone new […]
In the Deep Reaches of the Shadow Barrens, Something Evil Stirs The blasted expanse of the Shadow Barrens has menaced the Kingdom of the Blue Rose for generations. Legends of its sinister residents and the fallen glories of long-lost Mount Oritaun have provoked both fear and wistful hope. Now, an envoy from that lost kingdom […]
The wonderful Shri has interviewed me for her Tell Me a Story feature for her book blog. #TellMeAStory: Georgina Kamsika on diaspora and acceptance #TellMeAStory is a series meant to put the spotlight on LGBT and/or disabled writers of color, published or unpublished. If you’d like to participate or help spread the word, feel free […]
A god’s power, a mortal’s heart, a murderer to catch, and only one way to fix them all. Justine Bergman over on Whispers & Wonder has a wonderful cover reveal for my novel Goddess of the North. Please take a look and let me know what you think of the cover!
She is represented by Jennie Goloboy of Donald Maass Literary Agency.