Journey Prize Nominations

Two of my stories, published in The Fiddlehead and the CVC7 Short Fiction Anthology, are up for the Journey Prize this year! The official long list is announced in May—wish me luck! 😁


Reviewed: “The Orange Grove” and “Brothers”

    These two stories about brothers are wildly different. The Orange Grove asks what brothers, and indeed all humans, are capable of, while Clerson’s debut novel eschews reality, causing the reader to question what is truth and what is myth. Together, they announce an exciting future for Quebec fiction in translation.      

December Recap: “Playing the Man” in Plenitude & Violet Hour Reading

Early last month, a story of mine titled "Playing the Man" was published online in Plenitude. This queer lit mag is publishing some of the most exciting writing in Canada—from authors like Kai Cheng Tom, Adèle Barclay, Kayla Czaga, and Sierra Skye Gemma, to name a few. All of the content is accessible for free online. If you haven't … Continue reading December Recap: “Playing the Man” in Plenitude & Violet Hour Reading

“I Never Talk About It” Out Next Year With QC Fiction

QC Fiction is a new imprint that's put out three fantastic titles this year, one of which I recently reviewed for PRISM international. I like what they're up to, which is why I'm happy to be a part of their most recent translation project. Chaque automne j'ai envie to mourir, a short story collection by Véronique Côté and … Continue reading “I Never Talk About It” Out Next Year With QC Fiction

New Experimental Fiction in (parenthetical)

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)