About

Black and white photo of Dominik Parisien. Dominik stands smiling at the camera with his hands in his pockets. He has curly air and is wearing glasses, a vest, and a hbutton-up shirt with his sleeves rolled up. Tattoos are visible on his arms.

Dominik Parisien is an award-winning editor, writer, and poet. His debut poetry collection Side Effects May Include Strangers was published by McGill-Queen’s University Press in fall 2020 and his chapbook We, Old Young Ones by Frog Hollow Press in 2019. His writing has appeared in The Fiddlehead, PRISM International, EVENT, This Magazine, The Literary Review of Canada, and elsewhere.

He has also co-edited, with Navah Wolfe, The Mythic Dream, Robots vs Fairies, and The Starlit Wood, and Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction with Elsa Sjunneson. His anthologies have won the Hugo, Shirley Jackson, British Fantasy, and Aurora Awards and have been nominated for the World Fantasy, Ignyte, and the Locus Awards. 

Dominik is a disabled, bisexual French Canadian who lives in Toronto. Follow him on Twitter.

Photo credit: Alexandra Albert