It came from Phong Quan

Phong Quan’s story “It Feels Like Déjà Vu” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 27 July 2018. “It Feels Like Déjà Vu” is the culmination of many different influences from throughout my life. I wrote the first scene many years ago while I was in college, involving the two (at that time unnamed) main characters talking as a shift occurred. In that scene, the character that would become Ely is trying to remind Jon of …

About Catherine George

Catherine is a lawyer living in Vancouver, BC with her partner and two young children. She began writing again after more than a decade off during the maternity leave for her second child, and now writes all types of speculative short fiction.

cgfiction.com, @catinlaw


Catherine George’s story “The Bear Wife
in Metaphorosis Friday, 15 February 2019.
Subscribe now for e-mail updates!

It came from Felicity Drake

Felicity Drake’s story “The Dream Diary of Monk Anchin” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 20 July 2018. A few years ago, I went to see a special exhibition at the Idemitsu Museum in Tokyo, and I was particularly charmed by a portrait much like the one in the story. Researching or translating premodern texts can feel like having a conversation with someone from the past, sometimes in a surprisingly intimate way. I wanted to …

It came from Thom Connors

Thom Connors’s story “The Forest of New People” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 13 July 2018. Prior to being a musician, I was a Bastler. The story was autobiographical. Seriously though, one of the things I love about short stories is that they allow you to explore things that may not have received the same attention you believe they deserved. Magical consequences are a big one. I loved the idea of magic that has …