Behold! New release of Bluegrass Symphony with AMAZING new cover art!

In the lead-up to the release of my forthcoming collection, Little Digs, next year, the excellent folks at ChiZine Publications are doing a new release of my first collection, the World Fantasy Award nominated Bluegrass Symphony, in e-book format — and Vince Haig has made this ABSOLUTELY PERFECT AND AMAZING new cover for it! You…… Continue reading Behold! New release of Bluegrass Symphony with AMAZING new cover art!

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In which I dance the dance of joy…

Contracts are signed and I’ve been given the go-ahead to announce—and SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE—that I’ve sold my new collection of short stories to ChiZine Publications!! It’s called LITTLE DIGS and it’s slated to come out in 2019. I AM SO EXCITED YOU GUYS!!!!! WHAT AN AWESOME CHRISTMAS GIFT!!!! ChiZine publishes the most beautiful and dark and fascinating…… Continue reading In which I dance the dance of joy…

Here’s Looking at You, 2015

Gazing back at 2015, I feel a bit like Scuttle in The Little Mermaid, flipping the telescope to look through both ends. What is near weirdly seems so far off and then — bam! — what was well away in the distance is brought instantly close. All of a sudden it’s New Year’s Eve, the…… Continue reading Here’s Looking at You, 2015

WFC 2015 (The ‘Better Late Than Never’ Post)

Booze fountain!

I’ve been back from the States for a week now, which means World Fantasy was done and dusted nearly a fortnight ago… and yet it has taken me this long to get into the swing of things enough to post about my NY adventures. I need Hermione’s time-turner, so that I can do all the…… Continue reading WFC 2015 (The ‘Better Late Than Never’ Post)

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

Lament for the Afterlife: Cover reveal!

Isn’t it spectacular??? The cover art is by Erik Mohr, designer extraordinaire, and it was unveiled yesterday for all the world to see. I love it! CZP consistently has amazing covers for their publications, and I am SO excited that my novel is now one of them! And since I haven’t spent much time yet…… Continue reading Lament for the Afterlife: Cover reveal!

Blood Sisters and Honourable Mentions

Bits and bobs of exciting news: I’m so delighted that Paula Guran has chosen to reprint my story, ‘From the Teeth of Strange Children’, in her forthcoming anthology, Blood Sisters: Vampire Stories by Women. Scheduled for publication in May next year, this book is going to be a knock-out. (Not saying this because I’ve got…… Continue reading Blood Sisters and Honourable Mentions

Mega-Catchup Post, Part One: WFC

Travel, writing, marking essays, launching Midnight and Moonshine, editing, applying for jobs… Any and all of these things explain my general lack of updatery lately. That’s no excuse, you say? True. True. So I shall endeavour to fill you all in on the events of the past month in a short series of Mega-Catchup Posts…… Continue reading Mega-Catchup Post, Part One: WFC

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