An Eternal Farewell

Winner of the 2010 Marion Drysdale Award, Grade 9/10 Prose Fiction Summary: On the day humanity leaves the planet Earth, a girl remembers how she and her friends fought to save the planet’s last surviving tree.

The Forest of Death and Life

Written for NYC Midnight‘s Short Story Challenge 2017, round 3 Prompt: Open / sunset / an undertaker Summary: In a cemetery full of trees, rather than headstones, the mysterious caretaker seeks to learn about the human experience.

Aura

Written for NYC Midnight‘s Flash Fiction Challenge 2016, round 1. Prompt: Fantasy / a garbage dump / a pack of cigarettes Summary: A young woman goes into enemy territory, seeking a way to restore her people’s magic.