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“Seasons of Glass & Iron” Nominated for a Nebula Award

Today the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America announced the finalists for the 2017 Nebula Awards. “Seasons of Glass and Iron,” my short story from The Starlit Wood (reprinted at link by Uncanny magazine), is among them. What follows is a 100% … Continue reading

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Template: Call & Write to Your MPs About Bill C-23

I read this article yesterday about Bill C-23 and I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it. U.S. border guards would get new powers to question, search and even detain Canadian citizens on Canadian soil under a bill proposed by … Continue reading

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Gita Hashemi at CUAG

Today I took my poetry workshop students on a field trip of sorts. Gita Hashemi is a calligrapher and the current Artist in Residence at the Carleton University Art Gallery’s Open Space Lab, where she makes floor to ceiling illuminations in … Continue reading

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Uncanny 14B Podcast: “To Budapest, With Love” by Theodora Goss

The second half of Uncanny issue 14 is up now, and includes Theodora Goss’ “To Budapest, With Love” in among all the other fine, brave offerings. I single this one out because I read it for the podcast, and it was … Continue reading

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NPR Reviews: IRAQ + 100, THE BEAR & THE NIGHTINGALE, BINTI: HOME

I’ve fallen behind on sharing these, so here’s a round-up of my last few reviews for NPR Books. Iraq + 100, edited by Hasan Blasim In a just world, every single person who was in favor of invading Iraq would have … Continue reading

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2016 in Creative Work

Merry Imbolc, Candlemas, Groundhog Day. This is a season of signs, of waiting watchfulness, of trusting that the light and heat of candles will bloom into spring and summer, that the year will turn out of the dark. Last year … Continue reading

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Live from NYC

Friends! Hello! A more organised person less accustomed to doing things by the seat of her pants and more skilled at keeping her friends apprised of her plans and movements would have written this post weeks ago. That person, however, … Continue reading

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People of Colo(u)r Destroy Fantasy!

It’s December. This is my birthday month, and many things beside: end of term, with all the work that entails; earnestly gearing up for the holidays, with all the travel that entails; letting myself get mesmerised by slow-falling snow to … Continue reading

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When I Think of Winter

It’s been unseasonably warm this autumn; on Saturday I was still wearing light jackets over summer dresses in the balmy 14 degree days, surreal when there’s so little daylight left to go around. This is not, typically, what November looks … Continue reading

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“Seasons of Glass and Iron” reprinted in UNCANNY Issue 13

I’m back from the World Fantasy Convention, and have loads I want to say about it, but first — it’s a new month, so there’s new Uncanny! Issue 13 is wholly available in ebook form, and the first half of it … Continue reading

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