A.M. Dellamonica’s first novel, Indigo Springs, won the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. Her fourth, A Daughter of No Nation, has just won the Prix Aurora. She is the author of over forty short stories in a variety of genres; these can be found on Tor.com, Strange Horizons, Lightspeed, and in numerous print magazines and anthologies, most recently the Laksa Media anthology Strangers Among Us. She teaches writing in person at UTSC and online through the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program and is married to fellow Aurora winner Kelly Robson. Her website is at alyxdellamonica.com.
“You are an abiku, a spirt child,” he said. “You have come to your mother three times before and have died before your seventh year."
I know from Samara that it's useless wishing a gast away. You have to change yourself.