Meet M.E. Boothby! M.E.’s nonfiction piece, “Sick Rats in the Apocalypse,” will be featured in our upcoming issue, vol. 13!
How M.E. describes “Sick Rats in the Apocalypse” in 12 words or less:
“The realm of the small and the ethics of care”
M. E. Boothby is a neuroqueer, temporary, human-shaped assemblage of matter and microorganisms, created in Ontario but currently existing in St. John’s, Newfoundland on the traditional territory of the Beothuk and the Mi’kmaq. She has been published in Ultraviolet, Collective Reflections, Lake Effect 7 and Lake Effect 8, with upcoming work in Gothic Nature. She is writing a creative thesis of speculative fiction at Memorial University of Newfoundland, with a special interest in nonhuman imaginings. She has a soft spot for monsters, mycorrhizal fungi, sassy cephalopods and other misunderstood entities.