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I’ve had a short work of nonfiction published in Wordgathering’s June 2020 edition!

Squee! To be perfectly honest, I am so shy and insecure about my nonfiction pieces. It's much easier for me to relay my truths through quirky aliens who eat cake and have space adventures. But a while back I wrote a piece about how I experience hearing. A true account of my relationship with sounds …

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Voting for the 2020 Prix Aurora Awards is now open!

I’m really excited about this year’s ballot because I know many of the nominees. That makes it fun for me because there’s an added level of excitement and anticipation. Also, for the first time ever, I have a work on the ballot! Nothing Without Us is a nominee in the Best Related Work category. Kohenet …

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Nothing Without Us is a Prix Aurora Award Nominee! [UPDATED]

IMPORTANT NEWS! The voters' reading package is now available for Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association (CSFFA) members! If you become a member now (membership is $10 per year), you can download the works of the nominees! Voting will take place between June 20 and July 25, 2020 (11:59:59 EDT). Don't forget to vote for …

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Nothing Without Us is going to university!

I cannot contain my excitement! Nothing WIthout Us, the disability anthology I co-edited with Kohenet Talia Johnson is going to be part of a syllabus in a course taught by eight-time Prix Aurora Award winner, disability advocate, and awesome human Derek Newman-Stille! The anthology is going to Trent University, folks! The course that Derek will …

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I’ll be at the Limestone Genre Expo!

Limestone Genre Expo Saturday June 3 and Sunday June 4, 2017, 10 am-5pm St. Lawrence College 100 Portsmouth Ave., Kingston, ON Really looking forward to sharing with and learning from other authors! I'll be sitting on the the following panels: Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation in Speculative Fiction and Extraordinary Bodies - The Portrayal of Disability in Speculative …

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I lost my second (or third) virginity at Can*Con 2016!

Holy stars, as Xax the Draga warrior would say in my book. It has been less than one year since I lost my virginity at Ottawa PopExpo, my first-ever con of any kind. That's when I cosplayed as a fashionista dalek, got lost, and met Caroline Fréchette and Madona Skaff-Koren from Renaissance Press. Caroline had shouted, "Hey, I …

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