About TheSpiderlilly

Editor at The Expanse Magazine. 2x Rhysling nominated poet. Longlisted '15 Carter V Cooper (Vanderbilt) Prize. INFJ. Writer. Music lover. Avid gamer. Also cussy, weird. Hi.

Celeste Rita Baker, someone I LITERALLY broke into the industry, is nominated for a World Fantasy Award…!

Someone I LITERALLY broke into the industry is nominated for a WORLD FANTASY AWARD…!!!
CELESTE RITA BAKER!

Someone banned me from their stream earlier because they thought I was advertising my going to stream on their channel, and now this… all in one day. I had a shrink appointment.
Oh my gooodddd…
I can’t.
What a WAY to shock you out of a depressive FUNK…!

CBC Ottawa’s All in a Day interviews me!

All in a Day show with Alan Neal interviews me and bestselling author Waubgeshig Rice!
We did a Can-Con virtual convention panel titled “Tales from Home” afterwards.
Check out the CBC interview:
https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-92-all-in-a-day/clip/15836290-tales-home-tonya-liburd-waubgeshig-rice

Oh, my GOD…

Holy… SH*T…
“’10 Steps to a Whole New You’ by Tonya Liburd
“This story left me breathless. Broken into ten parts, it progresses through the arrival of a suspicious new neighbour to an intense rebirth. It’s as sharp as a wolf’s bite and as unforgiving as death. I don’t even know how else to explain it other than to say it must be read.”
*faints*
https://www.tor.com/2021/03/09/must-read-speculative-short-fiction-february-2021/

Canadian Authors – Toronto events featuring me

Canadian Authors – Toronto branch had an open mic on Friday that I ALMOST didn’t attend…
Holy Geez;

imagine if I didn’t go…?

Then I got invited to talk in the Women In Horror Month episode of their podcast!

You can find the podcast episode at:

PODBEAN: Episode # 10: The Women in Horror Show (podbean.com)
GOOGLE PODCAST: Words with Writers Podcast – Episode # 10: The Women in Horror Show (google.com)
APPLE PODCAST: Episode #10 : The Women In Horror Show