My Ideas in March (New Empty Mirror essay, Aurora Awards upcoming works)

Greetings! It is March in Toronto, which means it’s simultaneously plus 7 degrees Celsius and also heavily snowing. You can start the day (if you wish) by checking out my latest essay in Empty Mirror Books: Questioning Our Characters: Performative Identity in Nella Larsen’s Passing and Eugene O’Neill’s The Hairy Ape Important to me thatContinue reading “My Ideas in March (New Empty Mirror essay, Aurora Awards upcoming works)”

Queering the (Strange Horizons)

Proud to share my first publication in a pro market! You can read my essay Queering the Cyborg: How the Hybrid Body can Set us Free in Strange Horizons today! You can read my essay Queering the Cyborg: How the Hybrid Body can Set us Free in Strange Horizons today! focusing the figure of theContinue reading “Queering the (Strange Horizons)”

Bodies, Watchers, and Magic Doors: A February update

I’m sitting on a bus, my nose pressed to the window. Outside, Ontario morphs into Quebec. It has been about a month since my last update. Of course, in the 21st century, one month feels equivalent to about 80 years. I’m writing this on a Thursday and setting it on an automatic timer, so thatContinue reading “Bodies, Watchers, and Magic Doors: A February update”

What We See [in 2020 and beyond]

Welcome to my first blog post set after the events of Blade Runner, but still (thankfully) before the opening of Blade Runner 2049! Welcome to 2020! 2019 was a year of big things for me, and I wanted to take a moment to stop and reflect and give thanks. In between finishing my undergrad atContinue reading “What We See [in 2020 and beyond]”

What we See in the Ereader

Happy Holidays! As a Channukah gift to me (and everyone else), What We See in the Smoke is now available from the most popular ebook platforms such as Kobo, Kindle, and Nook! Keep an eye out for a much bigger “end of year” update on inkstainedwreck.ca in a few days. Until then, happy holidays!

Come to the Nerd Nite!

Hello all! I’m excited to share that I’ve been announced as a speaker at Nerd Nite Toronto on November 28th. Here is a link to the event page, the 2019 Nerdtacular! I will be giving a talk about the Cyborg, a figure that has dominated the focus of my writing –both my academic and creative effortsContinue reading “Come to the Nerd Nite!”

Toronto SFF Panel and Boochani Interview

Check out two cool but very different events coming in the next few weeks!

Hey, remember the (Yellow) Nineties?

I’m excited to be joining Ryerson University’s Centre for Digital Humanities as a Research Assistant on the Yellow Nineties Project! This project, run by Professor Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, is creating a resource for scholars (and everyone else) to gain access to the early arts and literary magazines of the 1890s, first and foremost of whichContinue reading “Hey, remember the (Yellow) Nineties?”

Summer 2019 – a retrospective

I’ve been thinking about time travel a lot lately. Not really because there’s any point I’d like to go back or forwards too especially. Recently I experienced jet lag from travel and came to the conclusion that the fourth dimension must have a sense of humour. Time plays tricks on us. We play tricks onContinue reading “Summer 2019 – a retrospective”