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Book cover: Iron Goddess of Mercy by Larissa Lai

Iron Goddess of Mercy among most anticipated poetry of 2021: 49th Shelf

February 10, 2021

Along with some exciting company, Iron Goddess of Mercy this week made 49th Shelf’s list of the Most Anticipated poetry of 2021: “Iron Goddess of Mercy (March), by Lambda Literary Award winner Larissa Lai, captures the vengeful yet hopeful movement of the Furies mid-whirl and dances with them through the horror of the long now,…

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Salt Fish Girl

A Song for Clara Cruise

September 5, 2020

Reader Bia Moraes writes: “I recently read salt fish girl, and today this song kept playing again and again in my mind. This is how I imagine it. I’m sorry if this is creepy. “ Not creepy at all, Bia. Thanks! Listen to Bia’s song here:      

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Machine Dreams reading at Harvard

July 18, 2020

Machine Dreams is a podcast series created by the English undergraduate seminar in the Department of English at Harvard University. Larissa was invited to read for the series, and the podcast was published this week.

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Book cover: The Tiger Flu by Larissa Lai

The Tiger Flu reviewed in Geist 112

July 10, 2019

Kirsten Lawson’s review of The Tiger Flu was published in Geist 112. You can read it here: “Anti-Apocalypse.”  

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Book cover: The Tiger Flu by Larissa Lai

Review of The Tiger Flu in Speculating Canada

July 5, 2019

Speculating Canada has published a review of The Tiger Flu by Derek Newman-Stille: “Larissa Lai’s The Tiger Flu is a fever dream on paper, vivid and fantastical, and full of nightmares, which is perfect for a pandemic narrative.” Read Derek’s full review, titled Fever Dream.  

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Book cover: The Tiger Flu by Larissa Lai

Lambda Literary reviews The Tiger Flu

May 14, 2019

The Tiger Flu has been reviewed by Tara Scott on Lambda Literary: “The Tiger Flu is a wonderfully disorienting book that constantly challenges expectations.” Read Tara’s full review here.

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The Tiger Flu excerpted in Rungh Magazine

February 17, 2019

The Tiger Flu has been excerpted in Rungh Magazine. Read it here.

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The Advocate’s Best Books of 2018

December 28, 2018

The Tiger Flu was one of the titles listed in The Advocate’s ‘Best Books of 2018’ list. See the whole list here.

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The Verge’s favourite books of 2018

December 23, 2018

The Tiger Flu has been named one of The Verge’s favourite SF&F books of 2018! See the full list here.

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CBC Books

CBC’s 13 books for the sci-fi and fantasy lover on your list

December 11, 2018

Check out The Tiger Flu and twelve other “books for the sci-fi and fantasy lover on your list” in CBC Books’ Holiday Guide.  

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