Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Mecha-Jesus and Other Stories: Book Launch on Thursday, February 29, 2024


Mecha-Jesus and Other Stories, a collection of my short stories, will have its book launch at the Lillian H. Smith Branch of the Toronto Public Library, 239 College Street, Toronto, on Thursday, February 29, 2024 (Leap Day). Liana Kerzner from the TV series Ed and Red's Night Party will interview me, and there will be cake and refreshments. Free admission! 

Event info:

The book launch is an event of Toronto Lit Up. Toronto Lit Up is a multi-year initiative, started in 2016 by the Toronto International Festival of Authors and the Toronto Arts Council, to spotlight Toronto writers and empower local artists with career-building opportunities. Between April 2016 and March 2023, Toronto Lit Up has presented 165 events featuring over 200 Toronto authors and illustrators. Toronto Lit Up book launches take place throughout the year at venues across the city. They are open to the public and free to attend. 

The collection contains 

"Luck of the Irish", 

"The Polar Bear Carries the Mail", 


"The Snow Aliens", 

"The Shepherd's Blessing",


"It Came to Eat Our Chicken Wings", 

"The Faun and the Sylphide", 

"Seventy-Two Virgins", 

"Cloned to Kill", 

"Family Tradition", and 


The collection also Includes a foreword by Liana Kerzner and notes on the background and history of each story.

You can order the book from Brain Lag Books: