Well, covid is new… Like everyone, just trying to keep my head above the water line.
Some new publications, though:
First off, a chapbook called “Would You Like Some Gramma on Those?” appeared from above/ground press in Ottawa, which you can order for $5 Cdn from above/ground press here:
My essay “Blue Earring” appeared at the new publication “Survivor Lit” here:
My essay “The Dead Green Man” appeared in Event Magazine after winning their 2019 cnf competition.
A few anthologized pieces appeared:
poem, Game Show, Best Canadian Poetry
fictionalized essay/fiction, Battery, Best American Experimental Writing/BAX, eds Carmen Maria Machado and Joyelle McSweeney; first appeared in Matrix and won LitPop 2015, judged by George Saunders
essay, Life, Locations of Grief: An Emotional Geography Anthology, Wolsak and Wynn
A short story, Phosphorescence, in Room Magazine’s queer issue!
What good news! I have an essay in Autostraddle’s Bad Behaviour series, September!
And an essay in GUSH: Menstrual Manifestos for Our Times, 2018, ed Rosanna Deerchild, Tanis MacDonald, Ariel Gordon
Check out my new essays at The Sun, Catapult and The Rumpus Addictions:
Wonderful news! I’m judging fiction for The Claremont Review Writing and Art contest this year! My then-teenaged daughter appeared in one of the Claremont Review’s first issues, so I couldn’t be happier. The Claremont Review champions the vital and exciting work of youth writers and artists, so tell everyone in your life!
Good news! Contest extension! New deadline: January 29.
I’m happy to say I’m judging the Short Forms contest at Room this winter, and I’d love to read your submission! Room Magazine.
flash fiction, Press, 100 Love Letters anthology, Phillipines Press
essay, Bull Shark Summer, The Summer Book, Mother Tongue Press
poem, Pompidou, Arc
poem, Airport, Poetry is Dead, Let Them See You Sweat issue
flash fiction, Stronger Together, at Lady Liberty Lit
Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival Come celebrate! I’ll be reading at the following events:
BFFFs (Best Fictional Friends Forever), Vancouver, March 11. 3:30 p.m. @ Growing Room, 24 West 4th Avenue with Carleigh Baker, Nilofar Shidmehr, and Kellee Ngan.
Insert Innuendo Here, 1:00 p.m. @Growing Room, 24 W 4th Avenue, with Dina del Bucchia, Jen Sookfung Lee, and Amber Dawn.
I’ve signed on as an editor for the great new website Many Gendered Mothers, where we hope to gather short essays about your female and nonbinary literary influences. You can send your essays to me at firstname.lastname@example.org, or to one of the other editors (Adèle Barclay, Natalee Caple, Klara du Plessis, Sonnet L’Abbé, rob mclennan, Hazel MillAr, Jacqueline Valencia + Erin Wunker) or to email@example.com.
The New Quarterly used one of my Paris paintings on the cover of their recent issue. That made three times this year my artwork was used in a lit publication.
A few of my art pieces appear either on FB or on my blog heading articles. I’m slowly working on a feminist text and art book for which I’ll need about fifty pieces.
notable, Best American Essays, ed Jonathan Franzen, 2016
included, Best Canadian Poetry, ed Helen Humphreys, 2016