The day I have been waiting for all these years is finally here! (And no, it’s not my wedding, I really don’t need that kind of negativity in my life.) It’s my book launch, which is much more like a baby shower for a baby that took four years to give birth to.
Tag: science fiction
To Toronto, Ottawa, and Beyond!
As hard as it is to convince me to leave my apartment, I will be out in public at least twice in the next month for book-related events.
April Showers Bring May Genre Fiction Conventions
Now that winter is finally pushing up the daisies, it’s time to get back into the swing of science fiction and fantasy season!
When the Stone Sky Falls: The Subversion of Power in Jemisin’s Broken Earth Trilogy
This world and its people are rich in culture and history; you can almost taste the ash that continuously falls from the sky. But the true brilliance of the series lies in Jemison’s layered and nuanced portrayal of power. The politics of the Stillness is a deadly game of rock-paper-scissors: every power can defeat at least one other, and no power is indefeasible.
Another Day, Another Con
Kingston, Ontario, is a charming city with a small-town feel, and Limestone Genre Expo 2017 reflected the host city’s character quite accurately. Apparently the convention is only a few years old but growing steadily despite Kingston’s lack of reputation for being a centre of speculative fiction, and it’s a great way to meet Canadian authors, booksellers, and publishers.
This summer, my friend and fellow writer Timothy Carter suggested that I get involved with Can*Con and said there was still time to get on a panel.…… Read more “Con Woman”
Can∗Con 2016: Be There AND Be Square
Next weekend, I will be heading up to beautiful Ottawa for Cancon 2016. I haven’t been to Ottawa in YEARS and this will be my first time ever at CanCon , so I’m thoroughly stoked despite the eleven-hour round trip by bus.