The Quiet is Loud reviewed in Prairie Fire

I’m honoured that The Quiet is Loud was recently reviewed by Erin Della Mattia for Prairie Fire. An excerpt: The result is a complex and ambitious novel about how we construct our identities when we feel like outsiders, whether that be as a person with exceptional capabilities, a child of immigrants, or a mixed-race person …

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I’m moderating an exciting AugurCon panel

I’m excited to moderate an AugurCon panel: Worldbuilding the Real World: Creating the Fictional Here, featuring Kim Fu, Natalie Zina Walschots, and Maria Dong, discussing worldbuilding in our own reality. Learn more here, and check out AugurCon here! (I’m looking forward to AugurCon and its back-to-back amazing panels and events.)

Two exciting events in October

I’m looking forward to reading from The Quiet is Loud at two exciting events in October: Toronto Canzine Saturday, October 1 2022 I’ll be reading as part of Pulp Fiction, with Terri Favro and Jason Smith. The Quarantine Review’s Re-launch Reading Series Wednesday, October 12 2022 Looking forward to joining Catherine Bush, JJ Dupuis, and …

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I’m on Substack

I’m excited to announce a fun project. In my new Substack newsletter I Can Barely Play This Thing I’ll share updates on my novel-in-progress, news about The Quiet is Loud, thoughts on creativity, the odd poem-ish thing, what I’m reading, and not-boring life snippets (fingers crossed). It’ll supplement the sorts of things I write here, …

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Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975)

Recently, I heard Jeanne Dielman described as “three and a half hours of a woman in her apartment going about her daily life. I watched it once in college when I was really depressed.” I decided to watch it based on this description alone. A couple of the IMDB tags for the film are “peeling …

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Reflections on my first year of being a published author

May 4th was the one-year anniversary of The Quiet is Loud being published. I can’t believe it’s been that long! It feels like three months and three years at the same time. I shared some thoughts about my first year of being a published author over on Invisible Publishing’s blog, including the things that I …

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The Quiet is Loud to be published in German!

🇩🇪 Exciting news: The Quiet is Loud will be published in German with Piper Verlag! I have family in Germany (and support Germany in international football tournaments 😉) so naturally I am over the moon about this. I look forward to reaching new readers in a country that’s very special to me – and anywhere …

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