Body Shocks anthology

I can't find an image that perfectly relates to the weird world of my story, but this still from the 'Demimonde' cabaret captures the dark vibe of the story...

So excited to share the news that Ellen Datlow has selected my story, ‘Sweet Subtleties’, to reprint in her forthcoming anthology Body Shocks (a book of body horror; currently scheduled for October 2021). More details as I get them, but for now, here’s the incredible table of contents. It is beyond cool to see my…… Continue reading Body Shocks anthology

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Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2017

In all the hubbub of the holidays — aka, that lovely blur of food and champagne-filled days — I was completely remiss in not posting about this! I received an early Christmas gift when Paula Guran announced the table of contents to the Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2017, which includes my story ‘Surfacing’ (first…… Continue reading Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2017

Imaginarium 4: The Best Canadian Speculative Fiction

I am so delighted to announce that my story ‘The Beat That Billie Bore’ will appear in the next Imaginarium: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing, which has an incredible Table of Contents and an introduction by none other than Margaret Atwood! SO VERY EXCITING! Also, look at that fabulous cover!! Here’s the official announcement and…… Continue reading Imaginarium 4: The Best Canadian Speculative Fiction

Palahniuk and Imaginarium and Giveaways (Oh my!)

It’s been more than a while since I’ve updated this site — sorry! Lecturing full-time and trying to finish my new book means that some things — namely this here website and my addiction to social media — have been on hiatus. If it’s a choice between writing words here and writing words in the…… Continue reading Palahniuk and Imaginarium and Giveaways (Oh my!)

Imaginarium 2012: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing

A break in the mad-dash-to-finish-Midnight-and-Moonshine radio silence to share some awesome news I’ve been sitting on for a couple of weeks, and can now finally reveal. I am totally over the moon that ‘Fur and Feathers’ (from Bluegrass Symphony) has been included in the incredible Imaginarium 2012: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing, edited by Sandra Kasturi…… Continue reading Imaginarium 2012: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing

Chilling Tales 2

It’s not coming out for a while yet (2013), but Michael Kelly has posted the awesome ToC for Chilling Tales 2: In Words, Alas, Drown I, the all-Canadian horror anthology being published by EDGE. Gemma Files, Claude Lalumière, Simon Strantzas — and so many more amazing authors! I’m so delighted to have a story in…… Continue reading Chilling Tales 2