Other published works

​​• Contributor to A Rewording Life, November 2015

• Volume 30, Nos 2/3, Canadian Woman Studies Journal, Poetry, She Comforts Me

• Volume 30, No 1, 2013, Canadian Woman Studies Journal, Poetry, Silence

• 2005 - Stories from Our Black Book, Silver Lining Ltd, a Canadian book on dating; three short stories were published in this printed anthology.

• 2003 - The Boy from New Brunswick: a bronze-medal winning poem published in Songs on the Wind, by the Poetry Institute of Canada.

• 1995 - Single Girls Go Mad Sooner: the perils of the dating game. This novel was self-published in the UK by then Minerva. 

• 1990 - My Mother’s Painting: a short story published in a British anthology entitled Simply the Best, produced and printed in England, in 1990.

• The Adventures of Snowflake, the Incredible Floating Cat, a children’s book. 
• A volume of short stories, The Fables of Foxtrot Four is at first proof stage.
• A novella The Silent Unraveling of a Thousand Threads, 10 000 words, 
is complete.
Photo by Bradford Dunlop
Note: The Hungry Mirror, West of Wawa, The Witchdoctor's Bones, A Glittering Chaos, Between The Cracks She Fell, The Nearly Girl, Single Girls Go Mad Sooner and Cannibals of the Afterlife are all works of fiction by Lisa de Nikolits. Names, characters, places and incidents are either products of the author’s imagination or used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. All work is original and the author holds copyright.
Email address: [email protected]

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Bio and Author Resumé
Originally from South Africa, Lisa de Nikolits has been a Canadian citizen since 2003. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Philosophy and has lived in the U.S.A., Australia and Britain.

Published Novels (most recent first): 
• Rotten Peaches, Inanna Publications, 2018
• No Fury Like That, Inanna Publications, 2017.
The Nearly Girl, Inanna Publications, 2016.
Between The Cracks She Fell, Inanna Publications, 2015.
The Witchdoctor’s Bones, Inanna Publications, 2014.
A Glittering Chaos, Inanna Publications, 2013.
West of Wawa, Inanna Publications, 2012.
The Hungry Mirror, Inanna Publications, 2010.

Future Work 
The Occult Persuasion and the Anarchist’s Solution, Inanna Publications, 2019.

Writing Awards
Between The Cracks She Fell, co-winner IPPY Bronze Medal, Contemporary Fiction, 2016
A Glittering Chaos, co-winner IPPY Silver Medal, Popular Fiction, 2014
West of Wawa, winner IPPY Silver Medal, Popular Fiction, 2012.
The Hungry Mirror, winner IPPY Gold Medal, Women’s Issues, Fiction, 2011.
The Hungry Mirror, longlisted for a ReLit award, 2011.
Bronze Medal, Anthology, Songs on The Wind, Poetry Institute of Canada, 2003

Other Published Works
Short story, Thirteen Claws, Mesdames of Mayhem Anthology, Toronto, 2016. 
Short story, The Whole She Bang, Sisters in Crime Anthology, Toronto, 2016. 
Short story, Thirteen O Clock, Mesdames of Mayhem, 2016.
Short story, PAC ‘N HEAT, 2016.
Short story, Eve Ago, Anthology, Postscripts To Darkness, Ottawa, 2015.
Canadian Woman Studies Journal, Volume 30, Nos 2/3, Canadian Woman Studies Journal, Poetry, She Comforts Me, 2015, poem.
Short story, Troubled Times, Thirteen O’Clock, Anthology, Mesdames of Mayhem, 2015.
Contributor to Rewording A Life, Anthology, Edited by Sheryl Gordon, 2015.
Flash Fiction Online, The Love Triangle, Maudlinhouse.net, 2014.
Canadian Woman Studies Journal, Women Writing4 Remembering: Inanna, Winter 2012/Spring 2013, poem. 
Short Story Online, Henry and Hannah, Maudlinhouse.net, 2014.
Bronze Medal Winner, Anthology, Songs On The Wind, Poetry Institute of Canada, 2003.
Stories From Our Black Book, Anthology, 2005.
Simply The Best, British Anthology, Short Story, 1990.

Writing Memberships
Crime Writers of Canada – joined 2012.
Mesdames of Mayhem – joined 2013.
International Thriller Writers Inc. – joined 2014.
Sisters in Crime – joined 2012.

Moderator and Host for IFOA Weekly Reading Series, 2018
Part of Lit On Tour, IFOA, 2016
Host and moderator for IFOA Bookclub, August 2017.
Host and moderator for Bouchercon Panel, October 2017.
Word on the Street, Keynote Speaker, Genre Tent, 2016
Guest Speaker at FogLit Festival, Saint John, New Brunswick
Served as a judge for the Hamilton Literary Awards 2014 and 2016, Fiction.
Key Note Panel Speaker at Bouchercon International World Mystery Convention, Long Beach, CA, 2014.
Key Note Panel Speaker at Bloody Words Murder Mystery Conference, Toronto, 2014.
Key Note Speaker at Writers Foundation of Strathcona County, Edmonton, 2014
Key Note Speaker at Writers Foundation of Strathcona County, Edmonton, 2013
Key Note Speaker at Sisters in Crime, Toronto Chapter, 2013
Key Note Speaker at Writers Foundation of Strathcona County, Edmonton, 2011
Guest Blogger on AllLitUp, 2014
Guest Blogger on Open Book Toronto, 2014
West of Wawa was one of four Editor’s Choice in Chatelaine magazine, August 2011 and featured on the Chatelaine Online Bookclub
Featured Guest on She Does The City, The Hungry Mirror, June 2010
Guest Speaker at George Brown College, 2011

Other Readings (incomplete list)
Attic Owl Reading Series, Moncton, 2015/2016.
Ben McNally Books, Toronto, 2015.
Type Books, Toronto, 2015. 
Gatsby Books, Long Beach, CA, 2014.
Niagara Literary Festival, 2012, 2013, 2014.
Night Out With Authors, Tranzac Club, 2014.
Raw Sugar Café, Ottawa, 2014.
Indigo, Bloor Street, with the Crime Writers of Canada, 2014.
Audreys Books, Edmonton, 2014.
Plasticine Reading Series, 2012, 2013.
Makin’ a Racket at the Red Rocket, 2013, 2014.
ChiZine Reading Series, 2014.
The Toronto Public Library (Annette Street Branch), 2012, 2013, 2015.
OLA, Ontario Library Association, (Crime Writers of Canada), 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.
Reading at Toronto Women’s Bookstore 2011.

Reviews (incomplete list)
No Fury Like That was reviewed by Open Book Toronto, Hello! Canada magazine and Beach Metro News.
The Nearly Girl reviewed by the Quill & Quire, Canadian Living magazine and Beach Metro News.
Between The Cracks She Fell reviewed by the Quill & Quire, Open Book Toronto, 49th Shelf and Canadian Living magazine.
The Witchdoctor’s Bones reviewed by Canadian Living magazine.
A Glittering Chaos reviewed by Broken Pencil.
West of Wawa reviewed by Chatelaine magazine, The Walleye, The Temiskaming Shores Public Library Blog, Canadian Living Online.
The Hungry Mirror reviewed by The Quill & Quire, Canadian Living magazine, The Huffington Post, The Anglican Journal, Canadian Literature, A Quarterly of Criticism and Review, Shameless magazine

Bachelor of Arts, English and Philosophy, University of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. 

Author’s Platform/Social Media Presence
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