About

T. E. Sturk

(Also known as Emma (among other things))

I am a Swedish author of dark fantasy, adventure, horror and historical fiction (or various combinations thereof) of both short story and novel length. The short-form stuff is primarily horror.
Beyond writing, I paint and study history at a university level.


Favorite Books:

  • The Damnation Game – Clive Barker
  • The Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
  • Dune – Frank Herbert
  • The Stress of Her Regard – Tim Powers
  • The King of Attolia – Megan Whalen Turner

Favorite Book of 2020:

  • Mexican Gothic – Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Current projects:

  • I am currently working on a historical adventure with supernatural/dark fantasy elements, set in 1692. It’s about pirates. And some other things.
    As of October, it is in its 5th Draft (which is mainly a line edit), standing at around 99’000 words. Read more