Author Archives: Amal El-Mohtar

Cover Reveal for THIS IS HOW YOU LOSE THE TIME WAR + Pre-Orders!

Well, it’s been a while! Poor dusty old blog — let me get a damp rag and just — there. I’ve been on the road so much this year, and busy with many things in between bouts of travel, but … Continue reading

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I’m in a Music Video!

This is such a delightful thing. Ottawa’s own Moonfruits launched a new music video yesterday, and I’m one of many extras in it! The song, “Le Maire” (The Mayor), is from the Moonfruits’ folk concept album called Ste. Quequepart (Saint Someplace), … Continue reading

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Crosspost: Infinity Interrupted

Over on Drip, I wrote up a non-spoilery account of my experience of watching Avengers: Infinity War last night. It’s a public post, so you don’t need to be subscribed to see it. Here’s a taste: I had no expectations of this … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: “Time, Like Water” and “As Above”

Last year, the Rubin Museum invited me to write a very short story for publication in their magazine, Spiral, on the theme of “The Future as an Ever-Renewing Now”. I said I was interested in writing something about water, climate change, … Continue reading

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NYT Otherworldly Column: Princesses, Priestesses and Time Travel

Daniel Mallory Ortberg’s THE MERRY SPINSTER, Aliette de Bodard’s THE TEA MASTER AND THE DETECTIVE, Kelly Robson’s GODS, MONSTERS, AND THE LUCKY PEACH, and Tessa Gratton’s THE QUEENS OF INNIS LEAR Continue reading

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Social Media Hiatus: April 15 – June 15

I’m pulling back from social media for the next two months to focus on academic work. I’ll check email and approve blog comments, but that’s it. If you’re reading this on Twitter or Facebook, it’s a crosspost; I won’t see … Continue reading

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Drip: Last 20 Hours of Founding Period + Giveaway!

There are only 21 hours left to become a Founding Member of my Drip account! Here’s what you get by so doing: An exclusive poem for you, called “Foundations” First crack at switching into limited edition tiers when spots open up … Continue reading

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AMA on Twitter with Drip! April 4 at Noon EST

What it says on the tin! So last week I launched a Drip account, a subscription service affiliated with Kickstarter. Now Drip’s invited me to do an AMA with them on Twitter next week! (If you’ve never taken part in … Continue reading

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Drip Launch!

So today’s the first day of 2018’s first Mercurial Retrograde. Let’s skip the part where you’re an eminently sensible person who doesn’t believe in such nonsense; Mercury’s Retrograde believes in YOU. It believes in your capacity to miss deadlines, travel poorly, succumb to accidents, and drastically miscommunicate with your fellows, and it is here to support you in all these endeavours.

In other words, it’s the perfect day to launch a subscription service!  Continue reading

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Upcoming Appearances: Penguicon, Blue Met Festival, Wakefield Writers Festival, CONvergence

Happy day after the Vernal Equinox (in the Northern Hemisphere), friends! I hope you all felt empowered to Skip Leg Day. I’ve got a ton of academic work to get through between now and June, so I’m very sad to … Continue reading

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