Publication Year

The Call


From: Queer Little Nightmares


A short story about the struggle to differentiate dreams and reality.



David Ly

David Ly is a writer, editor, and poet. He is the author of the poetry collections Mythical Man (shortlisted for the 2021 ReLit Poetry Award) and Dream of Me as Water, both published under Anstruther Books at Palimpsest Press. His poems have appeared in PRISM international, The Puritan, Arc Poetry Magazine, carte blanche, Best Canadian Poetry 2021, and elsewhere. In 2021, he won the The Puritan’s inaugural Austin Clarke Prize in Literary Excellence for Poetry. He currently lives on unceded Coast Salish territory.