Pleased to have been a  judge in the Word on the Street’s first annual Writing DiverCity short fiction contest.

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Check out the stories and interviews with the writers on the WOTS blog:




My short story “Seventeen Comments” has been nominated for a National Magazine Award. It was published by the Malahat Review. You can read it here:




I’ve been invited to join the Playwrights Unit at The Tarragon Theatre. I’ve never written a play, but I’m pleased to be to giving it a go. If you want to see a live reading of my first effort,check out the links on the Tarragon website.

Here’s a bit about the unit:




The paperback version of The Answer to Everything is out. I think it looks nifty.







PopMatters Best Books of 2014

National Post – Best of 2014

Answer to Everything review: The Rover

National Post:

The Answer to Everything, by Elyse Friedman: Review

Answer to Everything review:  Toronto Star

Answer to Everything review:  PopMatters

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