Finnian Burnett

Storyteller

I wrote a piece a couple months ago for the Off Topic Publishing Creative Non-Fiction contest. I don’t usually submit to CNF contests because I tend to try to stick with fiction. There’s something less scary about fiction, even when you’re drawing sharply from your own life, as I did with my novella-in-flash, The Clothes …

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It feels like a successful month – I’ve made the shortlist for Pulp Literature, The Federation of BC Writers, Blank Spaces magazine, Bridport, Globe Soup’s monthly micro, so many. But it’s been a while since I had a win. People say, “Well you should be grateful you made the longlist” and I am! It feels …

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Hey all! I know I’ve been so wrapped up in my capstone, I’m letting other things fall by the wayside. I haven’t submitted much lately. I’ve barely written anything lately. I haven’t worked on my new novel at all in the past few months. I have a flash fiction collection about 1/2 done – this …

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When the Herstry Blog put out a call for themed writings on breasts, I knew I had a lot to say. My feelings about my breasts are irrevocably tied up with internalized fatphobia and gender identity as well. If you’d like to read the post, please check it out here. https://herstryblg.com/theme/2022/4/25/buttons-breasts-and-being-non-binary

This week, I’m excited to have the chance to interview Marion Lougheed of Off Topic Publishing. They are currently soliciting stories and poems for different projects and you can find out more about those projects right here. Off Topic Publishing is also running a Kickstarter campaign for pre-orders of a special music-related anthology. You can …

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