Fiction. LGBTQIA Studies. Women's Studies. California Interest. Music. BUTTERFLIES, ZEBRAS, MOONBEAMS is the story of B, a young, non-binary woman coming of age in the Montreal music scene. As she witnesses her friends struggling with mental illness and drug addiction, she also must deal with her own craft, the nepotism of the music industry, and maintaining her transient lifestyle. Lucid, subconscious, introverted, and taking B from Montreal to Los Angeles, BUTTERFLIES, ZEBRAS, MOONBEAMS is an intimate perspective on the life of making music.
Ceilidh Michelle is a musician and author from Nova Scotia. Her debut novel is BUTTERFLIES, ZEBRAS, MOONBEAMS (Palimpsest Press, 2019). Her work has been published in Broken Pencil, Matrix Magazine, Island Writer, Cactus Press, and reached the semi-finals of The Walrus Magazine 2007 Short Fiction Contest. She lives in Montreal with her dog and husband.Author City: MONTREAL, QC CAN