Decolonial (Re)Visions of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror : Author Spotlight – Rebecca Păpucaru

Rebecca Păpucaru’s short story “Yentas” won The Malahat Review‘s 2020 Novella Prize and will appear in the summer issue. Her short story, “Tropical Conversation” was shortlisted for the Penguin Random House Canada Student Award for Fiction. Her first book, The Panic Room, was awarded the 2018 Canadian Jewish Literary Award for Poetry and was also a finalist for the A. M. Klein Prize for Poetry and longlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award.

Her poem “Anti-depressant Pantoum” can be read on our website at

Canadian Literature issue 240, Decolonial (Re)Visions of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror, is available to order through our online store