WHERE TO FIND ME

CLASSES, LIVE EVENTS, AND PANELS

UPCOMING

  • I will be doing a live reading with Neon Hemlock on June 14, 2021!

  • I am teaching Writing Sci-Fi Like A Scientist for Clarion West on May 11, 2021, 4:30 - 6 pm PST! Be there or be square!

  • I will be doing a live reading for gritLIT (Hamilton!) with co-presenters Amanda Leduc and Alessandra Naccarato, hosted by gritLIT board member Selena Middleton on April 17, 2021, at 1:30 pm MST! 

  • And, doing a workshop for gritLIT on April 18, 2021, at 9:00 am MST! This will be about querying, synopses, and the 'business' side of traditional publishing.

  • A Twitch Stream with the lovely Alasdair Stuart and Marguerite Kenner is planned for April 7, 2021, time TBD because what are... time zones. What is... daylight savings. Sorcery, probably.

 

ALREADY HAPPENED
 

  • Live (virtual) event at Mysterious Galaxy in LA with my wonderful fellow debut, Rachel Mans McKenny! December 7, 2020, at 7 pm PST. You can watch the replay here! (This event got a shout-out on Buzzfeed!) 

  • I am participating in PhilCon 2020 this year on several panels! (I am not sure if these will be recorded but if so I will stick them up here) Nov 20-22, 2020, all times EST:

    • Friday 8 pm - ​Reading

    • Friday 10 pm - Where the Wild Things Grow

    • Saturday  11:30 am - Putting Science into Science Fiction

    • Saturday 2:30 pm - Cosmic Horror's Recent Growths

    • Saturday 7 pm - Do Different Genres Have Different Editing Needs?

    • Sunday 2:30 - Rule of Cool vs. Actual Science

    • Sunday 4 pm - Dust to Dirt

  • Emerging Caribbean Diaspora Writers in Conversation -- a brilliant panel put together by my friend and fellow author Suzan Palumbo! This is running as part of Can*Con's programming this year. November 14, 2020, at 3 pm EST! The video is up on YouTube here!

  • Pre-Nanowrimo Plotting panel - live panel with the Edmonton chapter of #NaNoWriMo with Kate Boorman and Susie Moloney! This was Saturday, October 17 at 1:30 and I'm not sure if a recording will be made available, sorry.

  • The Subtle Use of Horror Across Genres - live (tho remote) panel at Schuler Books  with Caitlin Starling, W.M. Aker, Nicky Drayden, and Richard Kadrey! September 6, 2020

  • Columbus NASFic 2020, August 21-23, 2020! My panels are (all times EST): 

    • Friday: ​Weekend Science Update (6 pm); COVID-FX: Horror Beyond 2020 (8 pm)

    • Saturday: The Legal Implications of Monster Hunting (3 pm); Reading (8 pm); Worldbuilding: Crime and Punishment (10 pm)

    • Sunday: Predicting the Post-Apocalypse: How Will We Be Saved? (12 pm) 

    • Full schedule is up here!

  • Book salons on June 7, 21, and 27, 2020 - Anne Corlett and Kevlin Henney as hosts! (No video, tragically)

  • Panelist at WiFiSciFi 3! May 16, 2020, 4 pm BST. As below, videos are up at Anne Corlett’s channel.

  • Panelist at Flight of Foundry online con, May 16-17, 2020! At the time of writing, I am doing: Editing & Self-Publishing; Networking for Creatives; Why Audio Fiction?; and a kaffeeklatsch! Update: panel videos are up on their YouTube channel

  • Panelist at WiFiSciFi ‘Pandemic’ edition (April 4, 2020) and ‘Sci-Fi-Crime-Genre-Mashup’ (April 18, 2020) edition! YouTube videos are here at Anne Corlett’s channel

  • ‘Beneath the Rising’ book party at Audreys Books downtown, March 14, 2020 at 2 pm

  • Taught ‘Getting Your Start in Short Spec Fic’ on February 6, 2020, at the Clareview location of EPL! Notes are up on my Curious Fictions page.

  • Taught ‘Putting the Sci in Sci-Fi’ at the Enterprise Square location of EPL on December 10, 2019. Notes are up on my Curious Fictions page!

  • Capital City Press Featured Writer 2019/2020 – Edmonton, AB.

  • Attended and participated in Worldcon 2019 in Dublin, Ireland – panels included the Escape Artists Live Show, a literary beer, and Lord Dunsany

  • PureSpec 2019 – Edmonton, AB. Panel guest on ‘Apparition Proposition,’ June 2019. Ghosts in fiction and the rules (or lack thereof) around their existence and use!

  • Scintillation 2018 – Montreal, QC. Panel guest on ‘Reclaiming Lovecraft,’ October 2018. Lovecraft’s legacy as a well-known bigot and jerk vs. his legacy as a well-known cosmic horror author: how do contemporary authors reconcile the two when playing in his sandbox?

PODCAST APPEARANCES

  • The lovely Gareth invited me back to chat at Intermultiversal Space about the new books! (February 2021)

  • Interview and discussion with local podcast Androids and Assets! (October 31, 2020)

  • The podcast version of that great StoryComic interview in October 2020!

  • Deep questions about 'Beneath the Rising' over at the New Books Network with Gabrielle Mathieu! 

  • An excellent talk with Dan Smith over at Coffee In Space! Publishing, racism, filters, friendships, and work in dialogue with other work (as it always is).

  • Chatting with the wonderful, analytical Rob Wolf on the New Books Network! Science, friendship, dysfunction, anxiety, and writing in general.

  • I get tentacles and they grow out of my back! Lovecraft's ugly legacy, teenage protagonists, what is YA, a reading, and dystopia as the bringer of hope, on the Second Life Book Club! (There's also a recording of our talk. This was really interesting to do!)

  • Cosmic horror, racism, and modern takes on monsters and gods at the Imaginary Worlds Podcast with Eric Molinsky!

  • Books, X-files, pulp, politics, Umberto Eco, and voice on Intermultiversal Space with Gareth Jelley!

  • A delightful discussion of books, sequels, and writing through a pandemic with Jonathan Strahan at The Coode Street Podcast!

  • Best ever podcast with Breaking the Glass Slipper – and some very flexible hosts when we realized we weren’t talking about the same time zones!

  • Terrific interview with Julie Duffy at Story a Day — short stories, writing in general, and running on fumes

  • Podcast with Rose Quinn! Misophonics should be aware though: my side of the interview has a lot of fuzz and noise.

  • Appeared on Tales from the Trunk Episode 9, November 15, being interviewed by the terrific Hilary Bisenieks!

  • Discussion with the Edmonton Public Library for their podcast, Overdue Finds! Episode 43, which is about NaNoWriMo, fictional books, and pen names. I gush about ‘The Name of the Rose’ (of course) and Maria Dahvana Headley’s ‘The Mere Wife.’ I neglect to gush about my books.

  • Interview in Dublin with Beth Gauld of Speculative Spaces (I’m in around the 12-minute mark) plus I participate in a game of Werewolf vs. Shark for subscribers! (I’m not a werewolf or a shark, but we had a very good game!)

 

VIDEO APPEARANCES

  • Wonderful interview with Karen Woodward for her new talking to writers series! Trunk novels, agenting, litfic and genre fic, Stephen King, how stories get shaped, passion and inspiration!

  • Really fun interview with Barney at StoryComic in October 2020! Listen to me talk about process, the writers whose prose I love, how I began my writing journey, and why I sat on my novels for decades! 

  • Guest on Dive into Worldbuilding, with Juliette Wade

  • Video for Super Relaxed Fantasy Club! Come see my writing setup, hear me read a poem, and take a tiny tour through my disorganized shelves!

 

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