Melanie and Leeyana didn’t quite miss their flight. Melanie forgot something in the bathroom before checkout and Leeyana had to wait for her at the coffeeshop in the hallway tapping her foot, sipping herbal tea too fast, thinking about her bladder in a disconcerted manner… and then there Melanie was, tugging her luggage on wheels, scarf and red hair flying, half excited, part scrambled.
How many of us dutifully live our lives the way we are “supposed to,” forever looking outside ourselves for clues without questioning the source of those suppositions?
—Anodea Judith, Eastern Body, Western Mind
YOU GOT IT
A Coming of Age Novel
ABOUT A GIRL
for its Time
to bring an End
a Bi Curi
Bret Easton Ellis
It's about a Girl who wants to build
Her Name is
and there's Some Thing you ought to know about her ...
is addicted to
getting fucked up on
( or around )
I think I’m
a Novel of
begins in Small Town Northern BC, where biPolar TeenAge Goth Girl, Hap'e Blue, gets involved in the Drug Scene via her on again / off again Boy Friend, the inSenstive Stoner, Caleb McEwan. Chapter Three, 17 Years Old, out of her Parents' House for the First Time, living with Two TeenAgers in the Deserts of Central BC, Hap'e Blue suffers a Nervous Break down and has to return to her Small Town Home, where she receives a Vision of her Fate from the Gods of MDMA and Literature - Hap'e Blue will build a Utopia.
Chapter Four, Hap'e Blue is a NineTeen Year-Old Philosophy Student Tree planting even Further North, in Love with Alcoholic Newfie Philosopher, John Collins. By Chapter Five Hap'e Blue is Tree planting again, but her Lover is present Only in his Absence.
S.i/S: is told in Two Parts : Forest and City. Backtrack Two Years to see what Hap'e Blue Really got up to in First Year University. Her Life witnessed in Rural and Urban Landscapes, the Reader is left to wonder, along with an eSpecially Tenacious Psychologist she meets at a Club in Brooklyn - is Hap'e Blue in/Sane - or what?
A Mystery to be revealed in the ups and downs of her Adventure, which spans Western Canada from Fort Nelson to Haida Gwaii to Victoria to Japser and makes Stops in Toronto, New York City, the Caribbean, and Japan while referencing Every Thing in between.
Now, if you're wondering
The Answer is
That's who's who
if this were a Trailer for a Movie
it would say
"Like James Fey's
A Million Little Pieces
on a True Story"
It's my Life
Media-Savvy Author of S.i/S:
believe it to be a Classic Novel
the Kind of Novel that will catapult it's Author to
( and so Young )
which looks like
Andrea Coates being interviewed by Magazines
You call yourself an "Anarkist " ~ what exactly does this mean?
Free for All.
You're probably one of the world's best dressed writers. Could you describe your style influences for us?
Cyber Gothic Lolita Raver Hippie Drug Punk Anarkist Business Slut Bitch White Trash Lady Junk Majik
"Whoo!" is the Catchphrase of the rEvolution
Andrea Coates meeting Jonathan Franzen at a Conference
and being like,
"Hey, JF. What up, Bro?"
"Oh, Hello. Was this supposed to be a ~ Dress-up Party?"
"Nah, Nah,. Is Cool, Man. Is just me."
"And who are you? ( Could be the Wine making me see Things ~ how come her Hair stands straight up in the Air like that? )"
"I'm Andrea Coates. I wrote a Book ~ Splendid in /Sanity."
"Oh. You mean the one with the, uh, TeenAgers who ~?"
"That's the One. I wrote you a Letter, too, Once, when I was EighTeen. You remember that? You sent me a Post Card in Return."
"What did it say?"
"My Letter or your Post Card?"
"That I thought you were a Misogynist and wanted to hit you in the Face with a Copy of The Corrections. Then I included a Short Story about a Young Man suffering Erectile disFunction in Mexico."
"How did you say you got into this Conference again?"
Andrea Coates attending the Giller Prize dressed up as Lisbeth Salander from the Millennium Trilogy