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Girl Minus X by Anne Stone

November 10, 2020

Girl Minus X is Gripping, prescient, smart. An exciting plot written with the precision of a poet surgeon…. The perfect merging of premise, psychology, story and heart. Unflinching. Please join our conversation. And order the book!   (^__^)/      

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Shortlisted! CBC’s 2020 Poetry Prize

November 6, 2020

What a thrill and honor to be shortlisted beside Emily Riddle, Selina Boan, Andrea Scott and Matthew Hollett!! These poems all burning at different temperatures, hues. Incandescent. Thank you CBC Books and all the judges who read so many poems.          

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Longlisted for the 2020 CBC Poetry Prize

October 29, 2020

I’ve been writing a suite of poems about & not about birds… Like vectors of ideas. Flitting across cultures, languages, class… Hope. Feeling so blessed to be on this long list. Thank you, birds. You lift me up every day.

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Chor der Pilze arrives at my doorstep

October 16, 2020

A storm’s blown in & trees sway & rattle, arbutus leaves flung through the air. To this forest has arrived the German Translation of Chorus of Mushrooms.

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Short story in New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Colour

March 12, 2019

“One Easy Trick” in New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color. Edited by Nisi Shawl. (March 2019)

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Talks and reading at UBC Creative Writing Department

February 2, 2018

I had the honour of sharing writing talk at UBC in January. Those large lecture halls are such odd/unfamiliar spaces to make ideas, creativity, information coalesce… It was invigorating and the students were keen, bright, focussed. Here’s a link to the write-up in the UBC Creative Writing website: https://creativewriting.ubc.ca/2018/01/hiromi-goto-visits-ubc-creative-writing-department/ Thank you, Emily Pohl-Weary, Ian Williams, and…

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New story with Uncanny Magazine: “Notes from Liminal Spaces”

July 11, 2017

Well, new to publication, but it was first delivered as a keynote several years ago at 2015 Academic Conference of Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy. A spiral text that moves between story and critical discourse, nods to Tiptree’s, “The Women Men Don’t See”…. You can read it here. Also on the Uncanny site, Julia Rios…

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Launch Party PRISM issue 55:3, New fiction by Hiromi Goto

May 2, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017. 7-10pm/ Reading begins 8pm. I’ll be reading in the first set. Lost and Found Cafe, 33 West Hastings. Vancouver. I hope I can be forgiven for this self-centred heading. XD Trying to be a bit more savvy re: search terms, thank you, Dana! XD I’m super excited to have my new…

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Our Inherent Creatureness: An Excerpt and Interview from Hiromi Goto

April 15, 2017

From PRISM international: Contemporary writing from Canada and the world

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2017 mentor for The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation, and other news

March 10, 2017

Many long days since I’ve last updated. Lots has happened, of course, in the way of life and busynesses. A new group of writers at The Writer’s Studio. Late 2016 I  joined the board of Plentitude Magazine, a work trip to University of Colorado, Boulder, hosted by the marvellous Marcia Douglas. I had the chance to…

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