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Metatron - Looking Good And Having A Good Time (Fawn Parker)

Metatron - Looking Good And Having A Good Time (Fawn Parker)

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"I exited the airport wearing Love wrapped around me and belted at the waist (Love was an Urban Outfitters culturally-appropriating kimono). My mother pulled up, crying proud and astonished tears. I sprinkled handfuls of love on the heads of a row of bowing children. An emaciated old man crouched at my feet and I rubbed some love into his temples. "

Cohabitation with John Travolta; a never-ending Canadian Shield; the ghost of Steve Jobs wailing from a cracked iPhone 3; the stories in Parker’s Looking Good and Having a Good Time are sharp, delightful, surprising, and, most importantly, never boring. Parker’s characters engage awkwardly with the world around them, while her vivid imagination and sense of humor allow them to reach dizzying heights.

Fawn Parker is a writer from Toronto. She studies creative writing and English literature at Concordia University in Montreal. Her work has been published in Joyland, Hobart, and The Quietus. This is her first book.

64 pages
First edition, first printing
Cover art by Louise Reimer

Press & Reviews

“Parker’s writing is characterized by a very dry brand of humour that takes you by surprise. Looking Good and Having a Good Time is an energetic read.”

– Broken Pencil

“Parker makes fun of her generation, and of contemporary literature. Magical realism has arrived in millennial Montreal.”


“These four stories etch out the topography of modern estrangement with a diamond-cutter’s tools. Wry, surprising, and seemingly effortless, Parker’s prose offers a glimpse into an uncanny world where the familiar slow-dances with the absurd and comes away with sweaty—and indelible—handprints on its jeans. An assured and remarkable debut.”

– Anna Leventhal, Author of Sweet Affliction

Metatron is an independent publisher from Montreal, QC. 

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