My poem "My Pillow Eats Screams" is a finalist for the 2022 Aurora Awards!

The Canadian Science Fiction & Fantasy Association has released their list of finalists for the 2022 Aurora Awards and my poem "My Pillow Eats Screams" is one of the six finalists in the Best Poem/Song category. Thanks to everyone who nominated me! I've posted on my about what inspired me to write this poem and you can read it on that page.

The Aurora Awards are Canada's most prestigious fan-voted awards for speculative fiction, covering novels, poetry, short stories, fan actives and more. Any Canadian can take part and vote! Voting opens on June 11, 2022, and I'll be posting more about how you can vote as that date approach.


Matt Moore is an Aurora Award-winning author, poet and columnist of horror and dark science fiction. His work has appeared in On Spec, the Aurora Award-winning anthology The Sum of Us: Tales of the Bonded and Bound (Laksa Media), the Drabblecast, and The Ottawa Citizen.

His debut book, the short story collection It's Not the End and Other Lies, was published in 2018. It is currently out of print.

He lives in Ottawa, Ontario.