Andrew Wilmot is a writer, editor and painter living in Toronto, ON. He holds a BFA in Visual Arts (with a minor in Film and Video Studies) and a master's degree in Publishing, both from Simon Fraser University. He has won awards for screenwriting and short fiction, with credits including Found Press, The Singularity, Glittership, Turn to Ash, Augur and the anthologies Those Who Makes Us: Canadian Creature, Myth, and Monster Stories and Restless: An Anthology of Ghost Stories, Dark Fantasy, and Creepy Tales. As an editor, he's worked with Drawn & Quarterly, ChiZine Publications, Broken River Books, ARP Books, Playwrights Canada Press, Freehand Books, Wolsak & Wynn and NeWest Press, and is a freelance academic editor specializing in matters of body dysmorphia and eating disorders. Books he's worked on have taken home multiple awards from the Sunburst Awards, the Eisner Awards and, most recently, the Shirley Jackson Awards. He is also co-publisher and co-EIC of the online magazine Anathema: Spec from the Margins. The Death Scene Artist is his first novel. Find him online at: andrewwilmot.ca, anathemaspec.tumblr.com and on Twitter, hating everything about Twitter, @AGAWilmot.
Whether you buy into the bad-luck portents of Friday the 13th or look forward to getting a little spooked out in support of the bad-rap day, we've got a booklist of spooky(ish) reads to make the day decidedly more eerie.
This week we Giller-ed up with shortlist-inspired nailpolish and an essay from Giller-nominated translator Peter McCambridge, interviewed book designer Megan Fildes, got some tips on researching family war history, and much more.
Our #fridayreads pick is debut fiction from author-editor Andrew Wilmot: The Death Scene Artist (Wolsak and Wynn) is a surrealist spectacle that takes on the obsessive nature of body dysmorphia and gender dysphoria in a wonderfully weird and compelling body horror.
It's about to rain more than fall colours and pumpkin spice: fall books season is almost upon us and we're here for it. Check out what books we're putting to the top of our lists!
It’s day four of our Fall Preview Week, in which we’ve asked All Lit Up staff, publishers, authors, and reviewers to feature noteworthy new fall titles. In today’s edition we hear from Andrew Wilmot, writer, editor, and freelance book reviewer.
Fall is a busy time of year in the publishing world. In addition to all the Starbucks runs for Pumpkin Spice-type hot beverages, it is also when most of the heavy hitters are published and it seems like literary awards are announced on a weekly, if not almost daily, basis. With ... Read more
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