Enjoy my newest short story in Clarkesworld Magazine issue 195!
Thick fear spoiled above the oily rooftops. A sterile and orderly world gave way to a teeming swamp. Wildness took root in the heart of thingsPerhaps, there was no after Crisis, but only deceptive periods of rest, where apocalypse dozed and waited until we believed in something called normal again. Excerpt from “After Crisis” Enjoy … Continue reading After Crisis – short story for the holidays
Come join me for a fantastic launch of works (including mine) this Saturday!
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 that … Continue reading Bodies, Watchers, and Magic Doors: A February update
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 at … Continue reading What We See [in 2020 and beyond]
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 I … Continue reading So Long HBA
Writing is often a solitary and quiet task. And that's just the way I like it! But as a result, there isn't exactly much room to ask people like myself questions about what we do. But here is your chance! I'll be holding my first AMA on Reddit: this Friday (April 5th) from 11am-1pm Eastern … Continue reading AMA
The world we know is coming to an end. How will we connect in the strange and frightening one that's coming to take its place? What We See in the Smoke twists the genres of realism and science fiction to tell the future history of Toronto, a story that stretches from this millennium to the next. … Continue reading What We See in the Smoke
Given to me by my publisher Crowsnest Books, this post is a sort of interview, to help me begin to actually talk about this new book of mine. What We See in the Smoke is coming May 2019! Q. Have you always wanted to be a writer? A: Actually, yes. My earliest attempts at writing predate my literacy – dictating my … Continue reading A Writer’s Q&A
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