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Joel Balkovec

Having recently finished with school forever (for real, this time), Joel is proud to finally be using his powers for good. Works under his own name have appeared in the student journals and newspapers at Carleton University and Algonquin College. He also writes the Realmgard series of family-friendly Fantasy adventures under the name J.B. Norman.

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Heather Chambers

Canadian author Heather Chambers dedicates her time to raising awareness through her writing. She’s made her first step with her debut apocalyptic novel, Earth Sucks, published at 19, which underlines how one only has to look outside to see horror resides not only in fiction.Now, armed with search histories that’d pique the FBIs attention if ever… Continue reading Heather Chambers

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Lynne Sargent

Lynne Sargent is a writer, aerialist, and philosophy Ph.D student currently studying at the University of Waterloo. Their works have appeared in venues such as Strange Horizons, Wild Musette, and Augur Magazine, and have been nominated for Aurora and Rhysling awards. A Refuge of Tales is their first poetry collection, and it was funded through… Continue reading Lynne Sargent

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Raluca Balasa

Raluca Balasa holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Nevada, Reno. Her approach to writing is character oriented, often dealing with love/hate relationships, antiheroes, and antagonists who make you agree with them. Her short work has appeared in Andromeda Spaceways, Aurealis, Psychopomp, and Grimdark Magazine, among others. Currently, Raluca works as a… Continue reading Raluca Balasa

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Bad Kid by Derek Newman-Stille

It's finally here... The last story in this year's holiday blog roll, Bad Kid, a moving story by Derek Newman-Stille about the Yule legend of Gryla. If you enjoy this story, check out the book Derek Newman-Stille edited to commemorate the 200 years of publication of Frankenstein, We Shall Be Monsters!  Content Warning for discussions… Continue reading Bad Kid by Derek Newman-Stille