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Writers in the Schools Visit – Maple Grove

A big thanks to Louise Johnson and the staff and students of Maple Grove Education Centre. Louise invited me to speak as part of the WFNS Writers in the Schools program. I had the privilege of presenting on sci-fi and fantasy to four groups of grade 8 students. There was lots of lively discussion and […]

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Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy 2016 Nominated for a World Fantasy Award

Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy 2016 (which includes my story “Headshot“) has been nominated for a World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology. Congratulations to Karen Joy Fowler, John Joseph Adams, and all my TOC-mates! The winners will be announced at the World Fantasy Convention in San Antonio, November 2-5.

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“Come-from-Aways” Now Online at Lightspeed Magazine

“Come-from-Aways” is now available to read online at Lightspeed Magazine.

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The World of Dew on StarShipSofa Podcast

An audio version of my story The World of Dew is out now on StarShipSofa.

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“Come-from-Aways” in Lightspeed Magazine

My short story “Come-from-Aways” is in the current issue of Lightspeed Magazine (in fabulous company, too!). It’s a science fiction story loosely based on the Shag Harbour UFO incident and inspired by the landscape and communities of Southwest Nova Scotia. You can read it today by buying the issue (or subscribing – Lighstpeed is an […]

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So You Want to Write Science Fiction

I’ll be teaching a workshop on science fiction on February 28th at the Writers’ Federation in Halifax. Dalhousie University Professor Jason Haslam will give some history and theory of the genre, and I’ll be giving advice on writing and publishing sci-fi stories. Anyone who’s interested in writing spec fic is welcome. Visit the Writer’s Federation […]

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“The Monster” Out Now in Daily Science Fiction

I have a new piece of flash fiction called “The Monster” out now at Daily Science Fiction. Note: I wrote it long before the current US presidential campaign got underway.

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“The Malifaux Orphanage for Sick Children” on The Breachside Broadcast

A few years back, I wrote a story for Wyrd Miniatures. Wyrd is a games company that makes a tabletop miniature war game called Malifaux. Malifaux is set in a Victorian-gothic-steampunk alternate reality. My story was called “The Malifaux Orphanage for Sick Children” and appeared in the Storm of Shadows supplement manual. Wyrd is now rereleasing […]

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“Headshot” in Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy 2016

One of my stories (“Headshot“) has been chosen to appear in Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy 2016 (out in October). I’m astonished and overjoyed to be published in an anthology alongside so many of my heroes, including Kelly Link and Salman Rushdie! Thanks to John Joseph Adams and Karen Joy Fowler for selecting my […]

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St. Lawrence Book Award Finalist

I’m excited that my collection The World of Dew and Other Stories has been chosen as a finalist for the St. Lawrence Book Award.

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