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)

In Conversation: Vivek Shraya — NōD Magazine

I had the privilege of interviewing the incredible Vivek Shraya with Kathy Pham for NoD Magazine last year. Her newest publication “I’m Afraid of Men” is released today and I can’t wait to read it. Check out the interview below. For our most recent issue, we sat down with author, musician, and educator Vivek Shraya to discuss her writing, her career and her imprint at … Continue reading In Conversation: Vivek Shraya — NōD Magazine

Threats (Review)

“You lose everything you love in the order in which you love it.” Amelia Gray’s novel Threats is as unnerving and threatening as the title suggests. Threats is like a strange and uneven puzzle where you find a new piece when you didn’t know you were missing any. As information is revealed, falsified, reconsidered and reformulated, we readjust as readers within short spans of time and space. A basic synopsis: … Continue reading Threats (Review)