I have a new short story out in the summer issue of the Fiddlehead. (Sharing pages with Eden Robinson = swoon ) I wrote this one in late 2015, taking inspiration from the chain-link fence that runs north-south along l'Acadie. The fence separates two of Montreal's most disparate neighbourhoods: Parc-Ex and Mount-Royal. Back when I wrote this, … Continue reading New story in the Fiddlehead!
I recently reviewed poet Adéle Barclay's Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize-winning collection, If I Were in a Cage I'd Reach Out For You, published by Nightwood Editions. This issue also includes superb new work by Carleigh Baker, Ruth Daniell, and Kayla Czaga, as well as a really inspiring interview with Chelsea Rooney. Order it here.
Thanks to Nicole Brewer and William Kemp of words(on)pages press for publishing Houseboat, an experimental fiction piece that I wrote this past spring (during the final, procrastination-fuelled months of my thesis) in issue 16 of (parenthetical). This zine has been a platform for emerging writers since 2014. Read the piece here, or check out the entire issue for free here. … Continue reading New Experimental Fiction in (parenthetical)
"The Host," a weird and darkly humorous story I wrote two winters ago, is out in the latest issue of Cosmonaut's Avenue! Click below to read.
One of my short fiction pieces, titled "Night Collection," appears alongside fiction from award-winning Canadian author Aislinn Hunter and an interview with Eden Robinson in Room magazine's "Canadian Gothic" issue, on newsstands now! From the Room website: In Room’s call for submissions for this issue, we asked writers and artists how they imagine the gothic literary tradition manifests itself within Canada’s … Continue reading New Short Fiction in Room’s Canadian Gothic Issue!
This summer, I've been hard at work trying to wrap up my thesis project. In the meantime, after sending out A LOT of short fiction (and racking up my rejection count), I’m beyond thrilled to say I’ve found homes for some of my pieces in a handful of great Canadian lit mags. "Night Collection" is a short story which asks why we … Continue reading New Short Fiction…Coming Soon!
This month, two of my flash fiction pieces were featured in the Columbia College Literary Review.
Clickez ici pour la version française. It's been nearly a decade since I discovered Québécois folk legend Jean Leloup while on a summer work exchange in St-Jérôme, Québec—quite possibly the least romantic place to try to learn French. After work, I would listen to “Balade à Toronto” from La vallée des réputations on repeat in my bedroom. Back then, I never … Continue reading “My Quiet Revolution” in The Malahat Review!
I wrote this tree planting-inspired short story, featured in Issue 20 of the Maple Tree Literary Supplement, after my fourth season, which included few moose sightings from my truck, one apocalyptic forest fire, and all of the usual tree planting shenanigans. The Maple Tree Literary Supplement is a triannual literary publication featuring poetry, fiction, critical essays, … Continue reading “Moira & the Moose” Goes Live!