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Alyx Dellamonica
Attended University of Lethbridge
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I woke this morning to this lovely piece, from The Book Wars: Sophie fills a niche in the genre as she is a post grad student whose academic nature often gets her in trouble but whose life makes for entertaining reading. The world Dellamonica has created…
I woke this morning to this lovely piece, from The Book Wars: Sophie fills a niche in the genre as she is a post grad student whose academic nature often gets her in trouble but whose life makes fo…
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What We Inherited opens today with author Eugene Fischer‘s answer to my question about categorizing stories–tagging them with qualities that highlight sexual preference, gender, ability, or race: I think that the purpose of this kind of categorization is…
What We Inherited opens today with author Eugene Fischer’s answer to my question about categorizing stories–tagging them with qualities that highlight sexual preference, gender, ability…
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What We Inherited opens today with author Priya Sharma‘s answer to my question about what a phrase like “lesbian-themed story” might mean in 2017: I think there’s lots of experiences under the umbrella term of “lesbian themed fiction” that have yet to be…
What We Inherited opens today with author Priya Sharma’s answer to my question about what a phrase like “lesbian-themed story” might mean in 2017: I think there’s lots of experien…
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A number of years ago I decided it would be fun to have a look at some of the classic horror novels from the 1980s: to revisit Dean Koontz, Clive Barker Peter Straub, V.C. Andrews and, inevitably, Stephen King. I loved King as a teen, and I chose this…
A number of years ago I decided it would be fun to have a look at some of the classic horror novels from the 1980s: to revisit Dean Koontz, Clive Barker Peter Straub, V.C. Andrews and, inevitably, …
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Today is the The Nature of a Pirate book birthday and you get the presents! Here’s a giveaway of all three Hidden Sea Tales books, along with an interview containing a proposition I’ve been wanting to share: There’s a story we tell here in the west. We…
Today is the The Nature of a Pirate book birthday and you get the presents! Here’s a giveaway of all three Hidden Sea Tales books, along with an interview containing a proposition I’ve …
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A number of years ago I decided it would be fun to have a look at some of the classic horror novels from the 1980s: something by Steven King, a Dean Koontz novel, a taste of Clive Barker and, of course, a novel by Peter Straub. Ghost Story was published…
A number of years ago I decided it would be fun to have a look at some of the classic horror novels from the 1980s: something by Steven King, a Dean Koontz novel, a taste of Clive Barker and, of co…
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Faith Mudge is a writer from Queensland, Australia, with a passion for fantasy, folk tales and mythology from all over the world – in fact, for almost anything with a glimmer of the fantastical. Her stories have appeared in various anthologies, including…
Faith Mudge is a writer from Queensland, Australia, with a passion for fantasy, folk tales and mythology from all over the world – in fact, for almost anything with a glimmer of the fantastical. He…
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A fan named GJones says, in the comments thread of my essay “Grownups are the Enemy.” …I’ll mention that I shared one of your short stories, “The Cage”, with my friends as a specific example of doing things right; namely, having characters deal with a…
A fan named GJones says, in the comments thread of my essay “Grownups are the Enemy.” …I’ll mention that I shared one of your short stories, “The Cage”, with my friends as a speci…
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In addition to my newest novel, The Nature of a Pirate, officially out as of last Tuesday, I’ve had three works of short fiction see release in 2016. First, there were two novelettes, both set on Stormwrack–the same world as the aforementioned Pirate and…
In addition to my newest novel, The Nature of a Pirate, officially out as of last Tuesday, I’ve had three works of short fiction see release in 2016. First, there were two novelettes, both se…
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What We Inherited opens today with a quote from author Bo Balder: I think lesbian-themed fiction would have been a tiny corner of the market in the past, and now it’s much more out there, much more mainstream. Women in fiction are stronger, more diverse…
What We Inherited opens today with a quote from author Bo Balder: I think lesbian-themed fiction would have been a tiny corner of the market in the past, and now it’s much more out there, muc…
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As I write these word I am sitting on a VIA train bound from Toronto to Ottawa; Kelly and I are going just for the night, to hang out with friends and bask in the wonders of an emerging arty phenomenon known as The Timberhouse. I had a terrific time in…
As I write these word I am sitting on a VIA train bound from Toronto to Ottawa; Kelly and I are going just for the night, to hang out with friends and bask in the wonders of an emerging arty phenom…
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As the Lethe Press website says, Heiresses of Russ reprints the prior year’s best lesbian-themed short works of the fantastical, the otherworldly, the strange and wondrous under one cover. With that in mind, I’ve asked author Claire Humphrey to come share…
As the Lethe Press website says, Heiresses of Russ reprints the prior year’s best lesbian-themed short works of the fantastical, the otherworldly, the strange and wondrous under one cover. With tha…
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Introduction
I am a fantasy writer, photographer, and writing teacher from Vancouver, B.C. My first novel, Indigo Springs, was released in 2009 by Tor Books and won the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic the following year.
Education
  • University of Lethbridge
    Dramatic Arts, 1985 - 1990
  • Clarion West
    1995 - 1995
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Edmonton - Seattle - Logan - Yerington - Bonnyville
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Music at Midnight
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Wow, okay. That's a llllooooonnngggg fuckin' time between updates. (And amusingly enough, over a year later, I am still working on "What You

Catching up with Vancouver, er, Toronto writer Alyx Dellamonica | The Pr...
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I recently had the pleasure of moderating a couple of Vancouver Writers Festival panels, including one that featured William Gibson, Sebasti

Portland Book Review | Child of a Hidden Sea
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By A.M. Dellamonica Tor, $25.99, 331 pages. Child of a Hidden Sea is the sort of book you want to soak in, slowly letting the words envelope

Everything I Learned from the Buffy Rewatch | Tor.com
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Alyx Dellamonica takes a look back at her Buffy the Vampire Slayer rewatch.

Alyx Dellamonica: Five Things I Learned Writing Child Of A Hidden Sea
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Child of A Hidden Sea is the story of a 24-year-old videographer from San Francisco who goes looking for her birth parents and discovers the

You Are Totally Going To Die
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Over there? That's your gravestone. It's there, on the hill. Or in the valley. Maybe under a cherry blossom tree or by a babbling creek. Or

Waiting for Flashmob.
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[A downtown parking lot. Kitty corner to Cold Stone Creamery. Afternoon. ESTHER, sitting on a ledge, is trying to take off her Nike Free Fly

The Ugly Woman of Castello di Putti by A.M. Dellamonica | Tor.com
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Read The Ugly Woman of Castello di Putti, a new original fantasy short story on Tor.com by A.M. Dellamonica.

Calls for Submission #3
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Once again I bring you Selene MacLeod with Calls for Submission (CfS). You can see all of the CfS columns here. Enjoy, and Happy New Year! -

xkcd: Bee Orchid
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Imaginarium 2013 Sweepstakes! | Tor.com
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The latest news about Sci Fi and Fantasy culture including books, movies, games, art. Read short stories from top authors and join in the di

What's Tylenol Doing to Our Minds?
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The same pathways that help with physical pain seem to moderate existential distress.

Publish sync for google+ & facebook
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The extension providing Google +, Facebook, Twitter, Plurk is now two-way synchronization support text, photos, audio, and links to almost a

Canadian Lawmaker Tells Girl She'll 'Make a Wonderful Wife for Somebody ...
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You too, Canada? You too? Keith Ashfield, a Conservative Party member of the Canadian House of Commons, was recently on tour to promote the

What happened to Orson Scott Card?
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For loyal science fiction fans, the author's slow descent into poisonous politics has been nothing short of tragic

About Fairies by Pat Murphy | Tor.com
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About Fairies, an original short story on Tor.com by Pat Murphy

Wild Things
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books.google.ca - Ah, love. A many splendored thing. Here is a rather unusual love story, sweet and strange as could only happen in the post

The Neatest Zelda-Related Thing You’ll See Today | Tor.com
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The Legend of Zelda on Marimba: The Neatest Zelda-Related Thing You’ll See Today

Buffy: The Vampire Slayer Rewatch: Last of the Red Hot Slayers | Tor.com
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The Buffy: The Vampire Slayer Rewatch on Tor.com tackles the season 4 Faith two-parter: This Year's Girl and Who Are You?