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To Write My Way Out

If there’s one thing I’ve found difficult to explain, these last six years, it’s how much the news stops me. I read about the attack in London and reach for my loved ones and see the Arabic name that will … Continue reading

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THE DJINN FALLS IN LOVE Available Today!

Today sees the release of The Djinn Falls in Love & Other Stories worldwide in ebook and in paperback in the UK; it’ll be released in paperback in North America on March 14. I just read this review of the anthology … Continue reading

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“Anabasis” Live on Tor.com

My contribution to Tor.com’s Nevertheless, She Persisted collection is called “Anabasis,” and it’s live. In addition to the prompt, it draws on this news story. I’ve been reading everyone else’s contributions with awe, marvelling at what different things we all did, … Continue reading

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Reading Cassandra Khaw for UNCANNY

It’s no secret that I read poems and stories for Uncanny magazine‘s monthly podcast. I love doing it, not least because in months heavy with other kinds of work it feels really good to know that I’m guaranteed to read at … Continue reading

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Defending V FOR VENDETTA — The Movie — on Unjustly Maligned

It can be told! A long while ago now, Antony Johnston invited me to appear on Unjustly Maligned, a podcast where guests turn up to “explain why that thing you hate is actually really great.” I was stymied by this brief … Continue reading

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Nevertheless, She Persisted

In the wake of some truly beautiful poetry being unexpectedly spoken by Mitch McConnell in an attempt to silence Elizabeth Warren, Tor.com is launching a flash fiction collection inspired by it, scheduled to run on March 8, International Women’s Day. I’m honoured … Continue reading

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His Hands Are Small, We Know

If you lived in North America and listened to the radio a lot in 1998, chances are the title of this post is doing something weird to your brain. Brace yourselves — it’s only getting weirder (and more awesome) from here. I … 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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Serial Box Blog: More about “Fire & Ice”

Yesterday I mentioned that my guest-episode for Serial Box’ Bookburners went up; today I say a bit about what prompted it over at Serial Box’ blog. A taste: During my time abroad I’ve watched with mounting shame and horror as the … Continue reading

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NPR Review: CARRY ON by Rainbow Rowell

My review of Rainbow Rowell’s first fantasy novel, Carry On, is up at NPR Books! I’ve been looking forward to this for months, and it more than lived up to my expectations. Also it gave me the opportunity to link — FROM … Continue reading

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