A picture book for kids & grownups.
The story of a scared little girl who climbs deep into the heart of a banyan tree.
An adventure with tigers and peacocks and monkeys.
A mystery about the darkness of grief and the brightness of love.
“Story and art work seamlessly to convey an important and subtle story of love, loss, beauty, and joy.”
Kirkus, STARRED REVIEW
“Beautifully illustrated... Highlight[s] the discovery of beauty and strength in unlikely places.”
Quill & Quire
“An atmospheric tale about loss, the power of story, and finding light in the darkness.”
School Library Journal
Now available in Issue 3.1 of Humber Literary Review (order)
This cat, dragged into the open air, its death, its stench, around which we stood in a circle, staring upwards as if in prayer, was too lonely to bear.
Second Place in Humber Literary Review’s 2016 Emerging Writers Fiction Contest
“The Origin of Jaanvi”
Forthcoming in The Journey Prize Stories 28 (order)
Thalassemia, that was what it was called, from the Greek thalassa for sea, haema for blood—in other words, a sea of blood, or blood infected by the salt of the sea.
Originally published by Joyland Magazine (read online)
Longlisted for the 2016 Writers’ Trust / McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize
“The Museum of Wooden Hearts”
Now available in Issue 134 of The New Quarterly (order)
When mysterious slivers of white wood began to appear along the hallways, in the corners of rooms, catching on the carpet, we didn’t realize they belonged to him. We didn’t realize that below his clothes his body was disintegrating like a house invaded by termites…
Nominated by The New Quarterly for the 2016 Writers’ Trust / McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize
Longlisted for PRISM International’s 2014 Short Fiction Contest