New story! ‘The Canary’ in THE DARK

Woke this morning to see that the November issue of The Dark has just been released into the wild! I’m so delighted to see ‘The Canary’ in the virtual pages of this latest edition. Not just because this was one of those stories that spilled onto the page almost exactly as it appears now (I…… Continue reading New story! ‘The Canary’ in THE DARK

Story sale!

Image: Erica Loustau

So happy to announce that my latest short story, ‘The Canary’, has found a home in the November issue of The Dark. According to Sean Wallace, I’ll share a table of contents with one of my favourite Australian short story writers, Kirstyn McDermott, along with Megan Arkenberg, and Michael Wehunt. So cool! (Btw: this image…… Continue reading Story sale!

A.C. Wise’s “Women to Read” June 2015 edition

Over at SF Signal, A.C. Wise has posted the latest in her series of essays on “Women to Read!” — and this month, she focuses on “stories designed to sit uncomfortably, twist against expectations, offer truths that won’t stay put, narratives that can’t be trusted, and characters who refuse to hold their shapes.” Alongside discussions of…… Continue reading A.C. Wise’s “Women to Read” June 2015 edition

In which Lois Tilton reviews ‘The Dark’, Issue 8 (Spoiler: it’s a big thumbs-up!)

This has been an eventful week in the world of Writer Lisa (also in the world of Academic Lisa, but that’s another, less exciting, story). This week kicked off with the arrival of Clarkesworld: Year Seven, then was swiftly followed by the arrival of Blood Sisters, and at the same time — though I was…… Continue reading In which Lois Tilton reviews ‘The Dark’, Issue 8 (Spoiler: it’s a big thumbs-up!)

2013: The year that was…

It’s that time of year again, when the days are growing longer and hotter (though my Canadian instincts tell me they should be getting shorter and colder) and I’ve baked enough caramel and truffles to know that the Christmas holidays are here. 2013 has been a busy year, hence the complete falling away of updates…… Continue reading 2013: The year that was…

Sneak Peek Review of THE DARK, Issue One

Advance copies of the inaugural issue of The Dark (edited by Jack Fisher and Sean Wallace) have gone out into the wild, and the first review has appeared this morning on the interwebs. Huzzah! AJ Sikes has written a detailed and incredibly favourable review of the four stories in this issue: ‘The Carpet’ by Nnedi…… Continue reading Sneak Peek Review of THE DARK, Issue One

All the Catching Up

Illustration by Matthew Johnstone

Where has the time gone? Semester Two is well under way, I’ve got four million students (lovely, all of them), and a heap of projects to complete before heading overseas in October (YAAAAAAAAAAY for World Fantasy!!!!) *ahem* As I was saying. Things have been busy, but in a good way! First, and most exciting: THE…… Continue reading All the Catching Up