Bad Endings in The Winnipeg Review

Many thanks to Casey Plett and the Winnipeg Review for the great Review of Bad Endings. They also included excerpts from Grey Water, definitely one of the weirder stories!

Read the review here.

Read excerpts from Grey Water here.

Review of Bad Endings in The Georgia Straight

Many thanks to Brett Josef Grubisic and The Georgia Straight for this kind review of Bad Endings.

“Often working with conventional subjects like love, connection, loss, and purpose, Baker offers refreshing or off-kilter perspectives on them. Her characters possess an abundance of hard-luck stories, true, but she writes them as sometimes wrong and sometimes foolish and hence eminently human in their fallibility.”

Read the rest of the review in The Georgia Straight.

Unceded Airwaves: Wayde Compton, Eden Robinson, Mob Bounce


I talked to Wayde about his recent trip to Cuba for the Havana Book Festival, and about Hogan’s Alley, Josh Kioke interviews Eden Robinson and her infectious laugh, and Mario Parent talks to Mob Bounce on Unceded Airwaves,

Listen here.

Interview/ reading with Madeline Taylor @CiTR 101.9FM


Thanks to Madeline for the great chat, and a chance to read Exotica, one of the weirder stories from Bad Endings, on International Women’s Day on March 8th.CiTR and Discorder Mag doing their Fundrive right now, March 9-17. Just saying.

Interview coming soon! Donate to fundrive here.

Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival


Check out this handy “festival at a glance” page for Growing Room, Room Magazine’s inaugural literary festival. More info (including links to registration info) here.

Readings and panels are filling up fast! I’m very happy to be joining the Literary Gatekeepers and Accountability panel with Meghan Bell, Karla Comanda, Kyla Jamieson, Vici Johnstone and moderator: Dina Del Bucchia, in addition to the BFFFs (Best Fictional Friends Forever) reading with Adèle Barclay, Jane Eaton Hamilton, Nilofar Shidmehr, and The Here and Now (How do you capture the character of a particular time and place?) panel with Aislinn Hunter, June Hutton, Christine Lowther and moderator: Tanis MacDonald.
Hope to see you there.