Huge thanks to Carina Bissett at Timeless Tales Magazine for reviewing my book over on Once Upon A Blog. Here’s a little excerpt: “These women literally slip their captors’ knots, wear glass ceilings on their feet, and birth their monsters with savage glee. Bates-Hardy reminds her readers that the only Happily Ever Afters out there … More House of Mystery Reviewed
It’s been one year since House of Mystery was published. In honour of the occasion, check out this list of 13 Poems That Will Make You Shiver! Thanks to Sandra Kasturi for including one of my poems on this list.
A few of my poems will be appearing in Absent Mothers, edited by Frances Greenslade. The Kindle edition is available now, and the physical copies should be available soon! You can order them through Amazon, Chapters, or the Demeter Press website.
I’m so pleased to be the featured writer in Issue Two of Road Maps & Life Rafts. Inside, I talk about the process of writing my first book, why I find “The Little Mermaid” so compelling, and a bit about my own struggle to find my voice while growing up.
The e-book for House of Mystery is now available through Amazon, Chapters, and Kobo! If you’ve already read the book, you can review it on Goodreads or 49th Shelf (and I’ll love you forever). Stay tuned for upcoming announcements about some things I wrote that will be coming out soon. I’m particularly excited about the article I … More E-book and Other Announcements
I’m going to be in Toronto in a week and a half for ChiZine’s Fall Launch party, and I am SO EXCITED! There’s going to be a ton of readings (*short* readings), snacks, prizes, what more could you ask for? Hope to see you in Toronto!!
I was recently interviewed by Global News in Regina about House of Mystery and my tendency to delve into the darker side of fairy tales. You can find the interview here (just click on this post). Many thanks to Global and Teri Fikowski for having me on the morning show!