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 undergradContinue 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?”

Blurb from Andrew Wilmot

So What We See in the Smoke is being officially released this week! You can now a copy of the book from Crowsnest Books, Amazon, and Chapters Indigo! You can also go to your local store and ask them to order you a copy. However you get your copy is awesome! I’ll also be at the 2019 Academic Conference on Canadian ScienceContinue reading “Blurb from Andrew Wilmot”

So Long HBA

Well, that’s it.  On April 15th I took my final exam at The University of Toronto, which means I’m finally finished my bachelors. (Well, it’s been five years. But five years is a long time – at least for me). It was an exhausting half-decade, but I got a lot out of it, and IContinue reading “So Long HBA”

The Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy

Terese Mason Pierre will be presenting a paper on What We See in the Smoke at The Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy! the conference will be hosted at the fantastic Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy inside the Lillian H. Smith branch of the Toronto Public Library on Friday and Saturday, June 7-8,Continue reading “The Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy”

“Cat’s Cradle: The Sin of Scientists and Systems” by Ben Berman Ghan

Science Fiction (SF) is a genre often used to explore how scientists and science are a source of evil, potentially leading to the demise of civilization. Works such as Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus (1818) have well established the trope of the mad scientist who focuses on unnatural or evil experiments. Kurt Vonnegut Jr.’sContinue reading ““Cat’s Cradle: The Sin of Scientists and Systems” by Ben Berman Ghan”

2019 Update

Hello everyone! I hope all have been enjoying 2019 so far. I’ve come back, after a little bit to much radio silence. exciting things are on the horizon for me. I’ll be reading some poetry next friday at the launch of The Trinity Review! Also excited to say that an excerpt from my book, Planet 58, will beContinue reading “2019 Update”