Thoughts On Why I Wrote The Speed of Mercy

Thoughts On Why I Wrote The Speed of Mercy

I love Mona Awad. The Speed of Mercy is a meditation on how we put love, kindness and compassion into a harsh world. Dearest, You’ve asked before — why did I write The Speed of Mercy? Let me explain. Last year, the new publisher at House of Anansi, Bruce Walsh,...
Silmy Abdullah & her debut book: Home of the Floating Lily

Silmy Abdullah & her debut book: Home of the Floating Lily

Home of the Floating Lily, June 22, 20201 Dearest reader, It’s my pleasure to share this conversation with author, Silmy Abdullah. She’s just published her debut story collection, HOME OF THE FLOATING LILY. I’ve known Silmy now for a number of years...
Women on the Edge

Women on the Edge

Christy Ann Conlin, Down Home in the Summer By Marie Cameron Dearest, Well, through a marvellous coincidence, I came across this review at Topaz Literary: Salt Water, Myth, and Memory: The Speed of Mercy by Christy Ann Conlin.I was overjoyed with this incredible...
Postcard from Your Middle-Aged Mermaid

Postcard from Your Middle-Aged Mermaid

The comics of Keiler Roberts are must have therapy for tired middle-aged mermaids Friend, I write this postcard to you, as I just can’t manage a letter. It’s the lock down. It’s the online schooling. It’s my work life disintegrating and...