Author Archives: Amal El-Mohtar

LeVar Burton Reads “The Truth About Owls”

I’ve been waiting since October to talk about this. S2 ep2 is a wonder filled story, “The Truth About Owls” by @tithenai aka, the seriously talented, Amal El-Mohtar.#bydhttmwfi #getyousomehttps://t.co/XxZcDFsdEE — LeVar Burton (@levarburton) January 23, 2018 Back in October, on … Continue reading

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ConFusion Schedule!

Come hear Max Gladstone and I read on Saturday at 3PM! We’ll read from our epistolary spy vs spy time war novella! Continue reading

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2017 in Creative Work

Happy New Year! Term doesn’t start up again until next week — when I’ll be teaching Creative Writing at the University of Ottawa while continuing my doctoral dissertation at Carleton — so this week’s been a combination of gearing up … Continue reading

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2017 Winter Solstice: Hermitage & Candles

The last of the shortest day’s light is dimming. Across from me is Rima Staines’ “The Storyteller” Advent Calendar, with 21 days’ worth of folk and fairy tales opened up so far. Outside my window is a lot of snow, … Continue reading

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EATING THE FANTASTIC: Revisiting Helsinki with Scott Edelman

In which Scott Edelman & I chat for over two hours over delicious food in Helsinki! Continue reading

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NPR Review: THIS MORTAL COIL by Emily Suvada

Nothing quite signals the approaching end of the year like the number of reviews I have left to write. This is probably the last one I’ll do (though won’t be the last one to appear), and it’s fitting that it … Continue reading

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This Is How You Lose the Time War

More about the novella Max and I co-wrote! Continue reading

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October: A Summary

I feel like if I don’t start writing about all the beautiful things I’ve experienced this year, they’ll just vanish and maybe have never been. I’ve had “Blog the Summer” on my to-do list since the first week of September, … Continue reading

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NYT Review: THE POWER by Naomi Alderman

If you blinked at the title, well, I’ve been doing that for about a week. I wrote a review for the New York Times. It’s my first time doing so. Many thanks to Bo Bolander for securing me a print … Continue reading

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Upcoming October Appearances: Can*Con, Surrey International Writers’ Conference

It’s all gone a bit autumn at last, and part of me breathes easier for it, even as deadlines and imminent travel loom on the horizon. Here’s a sketch of where I’ll be and what I’ll be doing for the … Continue reading

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