About the author

Michel Weatherall

<p>A native of Ottawa, Michel Weatherall grew up as an army-brat living in Europe and Germany and has since travelled extensively.</p><p/><p>Having over 30 years experience in the print/publishing industry, the transition to self-publishing was a natural step with his publication company, Broken Keys Publishing. He has published 6 novels and 2 collections of poetry.</p><p/><p>Other work (the poems &#8220;Sun &amp; Moon,&#8221; "Purgation," "This Burden I Best," &#8220;Eleven's Silent Promise," the sci-fi short story &#8220;Rupture&#8221; and the essays "The Doctrine of Fear" and "Ebook Revolution?") have all appeared in Ariel Chart's online journey as well as a theological essay (&#8220;The Voice of Sophia&#8221;) in American theologian Thomas Jay Oord's "The Uncontrolling Love of God: An Open and Relational Account of Providence" (2015)</p><p/><p>Weatherall's current books in print are,</p> <ul> <li>The Symbiot 30th Anniversary, The Nadia Edition,&#160;</li> <li>Necropolis,&#160;</li> <li>The Refuse Chronicles,&#160;</li> <li>Symphonies of Horror: Inspirational Tales by H.P. Lovecraft: The Symbiot Appendum,</li> <li>Ngaro's Sojourney,&#160;</li> <li>A Dark Corner of My Soul (poetry),</li> <li>Sun &amp; Moon (poetry),</li> </ul> <p>His publishing company, Broken Keys Publishing has 2 anthologies:</p> <ul> <li>Thin Places: The Ottawan Anthology, &amp;</li> <li>Love &amp; Catastroph&#275; Poetr&#275;.</li> </ul> <p/> <p>Honours and Awards include</p> <p/> <ul> <li>Winner of the 2020 - 2021 Faces of Ottawa Awards for Best Author</li> <li>Winner of the 2020-2021 Faces of Ottawa Awards for Best Publisher</li> <li>2021Best of the Net Award Nominee (for Poetry: Purgation)</li> <li>2020-21 Parliamentary Poet Laureate Nominee</li> <li>2020 Best of the Net Award Nominee (Poetry: This Burden I Bear)</li> <li>2019 Pushcart Prize Nominee (for Poetry)</li> <li>2019 FEBE Award Nominee for Creative Arts</li> <li>2019 CPACT Awards Nominee for Entertainment Excellence (Arts)</li> <li>2019 CPACT Awards Nominee for Small Business Excellence (Broken Keys Publishing)</li> </ul>