I’m very pleased to have a new poem up at the Oceans & Time blog on Honey & Lime Lit. You can read “Floral Dissection” on their website now! I’m especially pleased to have this poem up in 2019, not only because it marks the New Year, but because it’s the first poem from my … More Oceans & Time
I recently took part in Thomas Whyte’s mini-interview blog for poets. You can find my five-part question and answer series here. I tend towards minimalism in my writing most of the time, so it was nice to indulge this tendency.
I did an interview for the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association (SFPA) a few months ago, and they just posted it over on their blog. Check it out!
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.