Sage Tyrtle Published Writing

You can see my published fiction, non-fiction and poetry below – keep checking back.

Pithead Chapel: Two Years in a Tent in the Woods – the true story of living in a yurt in the woods for two years.

Ellipses: He’ll Be Sorry Now – I wrote this story after reading a 1954 article in which this ending REALLY DID HAPPEN.

Mslexia: 1 PM at the Blue Swallow Motel – This one is print only, issues available via the website. My true story is in the March 2021 issue.

Funny Pearls: How to Like Your Baby During the First Three Months

Reflex: Burial Ground, which is set in apocalyptic Toronto.

Mark Literary Review: Mommy Juice. The story was born in a workshop in which we were encouraged to write about an odious character – and so Sophie was born.

Lamplit Underground: Mrs. Pigeon’s Nest, which begins, “There is no banging on the door because Mrs. Pigeon has no door…”

433: Miss Patel’s Story Time Assessment Centre – about the deep weirdness of going for a (thankfully negative) Covid-19 test.

Rogue Agent: Cat’s Mouth – This is about what it’s like to grow up with a cleft palate.

Idle Ink: How To Ensure Everyone’s Comfort At All Times At The Serenity Art Share