Rough ghosts. We all have them. They live inside us. They haunt us. We are our ghosts.
This ghost is the writer that haunts me. Like an angel on the shoulder speaking in my ear, urging me to write. Outside of that I am many other ghosts: a reader, a critic, an editor, an amateur photographer, and the queered parent of grown children.
I have many areas of interest/concern including:
- literature, in English and in translation
- innovative/experimental literary forms
- sexuality and gender diversity
- mental health and wellness
I live in western Canada. I want say my ghost is grounded here, but lately I am restless.
I can be found on twitter: @roughghosts
My real name is Joseph Schreiber and, beyond this space, I’m Criticism/Nonfiction Editor at 3:AM Magazine and a former editor at The Scofield. My reviews and other writing have appeared at Numéro Cinq, 3:AM, Minor Literature[s], The Quarterly Conversation, The Rusty Toque, Sultan’s Seal, RIC Journal and more.
Email contact: schreiber.jme (at) gmail.com
Note: I am more than happy to hear from readers. But please understand that I rarely accept books for review and, when I do, they are typically translated or experimental fiction, or literary nonfiction, and come from publishers or individuals I am already engaged with personally or on Twitter or Facebook. Further, this is not my contact email for submissions to 3:AM Magazine. You will find that at the magazine site.
Links to my off-site writing can be found here.