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About Natalia Yanchak
Natalia's science fiction has since appeared in Luna Station Quarterly, Infinite Worlds, Selected Poems by Indie Rock Stars and Nevertheless (Tesseracts Twenty-One). She has written and produced content for VICE, CBC, Huffington Post, Paper Magazine, Cult MTL and Montreal Review of Books.
Natalia enjoys gaming, cats, gardening and lives in Montreal.
Yellow Bird Project (YBP) curates an exclusive selection of poetry and prose from some of the most well-primed artists, including Aidan Moffat (of Arab Strap), Dan Mangan, Elvis Perkins, Emmy the Great, James Yorkston, Johnny Flynn, Joseph Arthur, Keaton Henson, Micah P. Hinson, Natalia Yanchak (of The Dears), Peter Liddle (of Dry the River), Robyn Hitchcock, Shara Worden (of My Brightest Diamond), SoKo and more!
A great collection of short speculative fiction.
Twenty-three authors selected by co-editors Rhonda Parrish and Greg Bechtel
Nevertheless (Tesseracts Twenty-one) is a collection of optimistic speculative fiction stories, each optimistic in a slightly different way. These stories explore the optimism that drives us to seek out new worlds, that inspires us to sacrifice for others or fuels us to just keep going when everything seems lost.
Edited by Rhonda Parrish and Greg BechtelRhonda Parrish is driven by a desire to do All The Things. She founded and ran Niteblade Magazine, is an Assistant Editor at World Weaver Press and is the editor of several anthologies including, most recently, Mrs. Claus and Equus. In addition, Rhonda is a writer whose work has been in publications such as Tesseracts 17: Speculating Canada from Coast to Coast and Imaginarium: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing (2012 & 2015). Her most recent book is Haunted Hospitals, which she co-wrote with Mark Leslie.
Greg Bechtel's occasionally prize-winning stories and essays have appeared in a variety of magazines and anthologies, including Avenue Edmonton, The Fiddlehead, Prairie Fire, two previous Tesseracts anthologies, and Imaginarium 4: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing. His first story collection, Boundary Problems, won the Alberta Book of the Year Award for trade fiction and was a finalist for the ReLit Award, the William L. Crawford Fantasy Award, and the City of Edmonton Robert Kroetsch Book Prize.
Greg currently lives in Edmonton, Alberta where, as of this writing, he is serving for his second year as Writer in Residence for the Alberta Branch of the Canadian Authors Association. He also teaches English Literature, Writing Studies, and Creative Writing at the University of Alberta, where he completed his PhD on Canadian syncretic fantasy.