Featured SpAN Author: Nathan Caro Fréchette
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Featured SpAN Author: Nathan Caro Fréchette

Nathan Caro Fréchette is originally from Montreal, but has been living in the Ottawa/Gatineau region since 2004. He is a sequential artist, author, and director of Renaissance, a multi-genre Canadian small press. As an author, Nathan has published several short stories, both sequential and traditional, as well as two graphic novels, five novels, and one … Continue reading

Featured SpAN Author: Pat Flewwelling
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Featured SpAN Author: Pat Flewwelling

Hailing from Oshawa, Ontario, Pat Flewwelling is a project manager by day, hobbyist by night. She enjoys kayaking, fishing, knitting and crochet, gardening, archery, physical fitness, and other relaxing skills that will come in very handy during the zombie apocalypse. While she tends to write dark fiction, such as her 2019 novel Helix: Sedition, she also … Continue reading

Featured SpAN Author: Emily Gillespie
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Featured SpAN Author: Emily Gillespie

Emily Gillespie is a Toronto-based author, disability activist and professional daydreamer. Her work explores the themes of memory, identity and mental health journeys. Emily enjoys working in community spaces and examining individual and collective experiences. She views storytelling as a tool for resisting predominant social narratives. Emily has a BA in English, and an MA … Continue reading

Featured SpAN Author: Derek Newman-Stille
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Featured SpAN Author: Derek Newman-Stille

Derek Newman-Stille is the eight-time Prix Aurora Award winning creator of Speculating Canada. They are completing their PhD at Trent University, researching representations of disability in Canadian speculative fiction. Derek is the editor of the upcoming anthologies: Over the Rainbow: Folk and Fairy Tales From the Margins and We Shall Be Monsters: Frankenstein Two Centuries … Continue reading

SpAN Contributors Nominated for Prix Aurora Awards!
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SpAN Contributors Nominated for Prix Aurora Awards!

Welcome! It’s your friendly neighbourhood editor-in-spoons posting this week. Today I wanted to give a shout-out to the Spoonie Authors Network contributors who are on the ballot for the Prix Aurora Awards. This is a prestigious award for Canadian speculative fiction writing. How exciting is this? Hint: super exciting. So, let’s begin! Best Young Adult … Continue reading