ABOUT

Su J Sokol

I am a social rights activist and a writer of speculative, liminal and interstitial fiction. Originally from Brooklyn, I now make Montréal my home.

My short fiction has appeared in The Future FireSpark: A Creative Anthology, TFFX 10th Anniversary Anthology, Glittership: an LGBTQ Science Fiction and Fantasy PodcastGlittership: Year One anthology, and After the Orange: Ruin and Recovery

My debut novel, Cycling to Asylum, was longlisted for the Sunburst for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, and has been optioned for a feature-length film. My second novel, Run J Run, came out with Renaissance Press in May of 2019. A third novel, this one for young adults, is to be published in French by Bouton d’or Acadie in the coming year.

When I am not writing, battling slumlords, bringing evil bureaucracies to their knees, and smashing borders, I curate and participate in readings and literary events in Canada and abroad, and have served as moderator or panelist at the Metropolis Bleu/Blue Met Literary Festival, the Conference on Canadian Content in Speculative Arts and Literature, the Belles Lettres readings for NDG Arts Week, and the World Science Fiction Convention, among other events.

I also work as a freelance editor.

On this site, you will find some of my writing and reviews, and occasionally, my preoccupations. Feel free to share your thoughts on any of the above.

You can follow me on twitter @cyclingtoasylum on at Facebook @cyclingtoasylum and on instagram @cycling2asylum.

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