Liselle Sambury is the Trinidadian Canadian author of the Governor General’s Literary Awards Finalist, Blood Like Magic, and its sequel Blood Like Fate. Her work spans multiple genres, from fantasy to sci-fi, horror, and more. Her most recent book, the standalone novel Delicious Monsters, follows seventeen-year-old Daisy, with ancestors from Trinidad and Tobago. While she has always been able to see dead people, when she moves from Toronto into an inherited mansion with her mom, the ghosts inside invade her life in a completely new way. Author Adam Cesare raves that “scary, complex, emotional, lived-in, ambitious, Liselle Sambury’s Delicious Monsters is a can’t miss. A Canadian gothic epic (northern gothic?) that has a lot to say about the stories and lies we tell ourselves about our own families.” Booklist calls it “must-read.” In her free time, she shares helpful tips for upcoming writers and details of her publishing journey through a YouTube channel dedicated to demystifying the sometimes-complicated business of being an author.

Appearing in 7. Delicious Monsters