I know something you don’t know

I’m so excited to announce that my debut book-length collection of poetry is forthcoming with Gordon Hill Press in Spring 2020! This collection has been in the works for a number of years and I’m so excited to see it take shape. Gordon Hill Press is pleased to announce I know something you don’t know, a book of poetry by Amy LeBlanc, to be published in … Continue reading I know something you don’t know

Writing the year away

This was a huge writing year for me. I published a chapbook with a press that I love, I published poetry and fiction in some of my dream journals, I’ve got some exciting collaborations coming up, and some big projects I hope to finish this next year. 2018 in review: I published a chapbook and hosted my first launch that was for my own work. … Continue reading Writing the year away

Review: Life After Life

“I feel as if I’m waiting for something dreadful to happen, and then I realize it already has.”  I haven’t posted any reviews in a while because I’ve been busy with practicum, grad school applications, and trying to rewrite a novel on a tight deadline. I have, however, found time to read some amazing books that have kept me sane over the past few weeks.  … Continue reading Review: Life After Life

October Contest Winner: Amy LeBlanc’s “Can You Hear Me Now?”

The Anti-Languorous Project It wasn’t supposed to rain that night, but still, their shoes and boots filled with moisture within minutes of arriving. They stood around the spot where they’d be digging and crossed their arms over their chests, in part to keep the cold away, but also because the closing off of the body brought them some sort of comfort. One wore running shoes … Continue reading October Contest Winner: Amy LeBlanc’s “Can You Hear Me Now?”

Books for a Haunting: Scary books for October

I’ve always loved creepy books and so October is my favourite month for reading. Here are some of my favourite creepy books and collections to get you through October. The Haunting of Hill House (Shirley Jackson)  The Haunting of Hill House is a scary classic that I’ve loved for so many years. After reading The Lottery as a kid, I fell in love with all … Continue reading Books for a Haunting: Scary books for October

Chapbook launch at Loft 112

Thank you so much to everyone who came out to the launch last night. It felt amazing to read for a room full of friends and family. Huge shout out to Kyle Flemmer and Katie O’Brien for such great readings and to Lisa Murphy Lamb for helping to make it such a wonderful night! Here are some photos from the reading:   If you would still like a copy, you can … Continue reading Chapbook launch at Loft 112

Mrs. Caliban (Review)

“Why do you call him a monster?” “Well, an eight-foot tall green gorilla with web feet and bug eyes—what would you call him? A well-developed frog? Not exactly an Ivy-league type, anyway.’” “I’ve met plenty of Ivy-leaguers I’d call monsters.” Rachel Ingalls’ cult classic Mrs. Caliban is the perfect read for a rainy afternoon. I read this book partway through my practicum with grade eight English … Continue reading Mrs. Caliban (Review)