About: Carl Alan

Carl Alan Carl Alan is a Canadian journalist. His first published short story appeared in 1994 in the iconic Canadian Forum magazine. In 2015, his fiction writing earned an Ontario Arts Council grant. The first book he ever read (without being told he had to) was One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” He lives with his family near Thunder Bay, Ontario, on Lake Superior’s ruggedly beautiful north shore. When he’s not writing, he can sometimes be found out in a canoe.

Posts by Carl Alan:

The Egg Man

“Look,” he said, “not that it matters to you or anyone else in this dump, but I’m really a poet. I shouldn’t be here at More

The Offer

On her deathbed, his sister made Geoffrey promise to take a special trip. Now, on the morning of his departure, the only other important person More