What Happened Next? Interview with Nathan Whitlock

Back in November of last year I was interviewed by the smart, generous, funny writer and podcaster @nathan__whitlock for his series, #WhatHappenedNext. I talked about my writer’s burnout, but also, we laughed a lot. And that is a fine thing indeed. I haven’t written publicly about having writer’s burnout because frankly I worried that it…

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New Suns 2 – Hot off the Presses

So excited to receive New Suns 2: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color!!! My short story, “Home is Where the Heart Is” came after a long dry spell. Writing stories is also a kind of spell. So is reading… Edited by the inimitable #NisiShawl! Can’t wait to dive in! Published by Solaris.  

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Joint Conference of Librarians of Color

The 4th National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color, St. Pete’s Beach, Florida. February 8-12th, 2023 (rescheduled from October 2022 due to hurricane Ian). This conference feels particularly urgent and necessary these days… Full Schedule here: https://www.jclcinc.org/conference/2022/schedule/

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Wilde about Sappho – Pride Reading at Victoria’s City Hall

Join City of Victoria Poet Laureate John Barton, local poets and Special Guest Mayor Lisa Helps to celebrate Pride Month in Victoria. Featuring: Ali Blythe, Wendy Donawa, Hiromi Goto, matthew [bettina] heinz, Eli Mushumanski, Shō Yamagushiku Tuesday, June 7, 2022 — 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30pm) City Hall, Antechamber (Masks are…

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ICYMI: Shelagh Rogers, me and Ann on the Radio

Ann Xu and I had a wonderful radio visit with Shelagh Rogers last month. Read about or listen to the interview by clicking on the image of Shelagh. 🙂 “She’s a 76-year-old Japanese Canadian woman who’s been living in a supported living situation. Her daughters really wanted her to be there, I think just for…

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One Book One SFU

In case you missed this, here is a link to the recording. 🙂 Please join us this Wednesday, March 9th at 7pm for an Interactive Livestream via Zoom. (I’ll be on stage with Erica and Sarah!) Tickets via Eventbrite    

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