Sacha Bissonnette is an Afro-Trinidadian, French Canadian short story writer from Ottawa, Canada. He is a reader for the Wigleaf top 50 series. He was nominated for Best Small Fictions 2021 and was longlisted for Wigleaf Top 50 2021. His story Glass Birds was shortlisted for the Masters Review flash fiction prize and was a Mythic Picnic short fiction prize finalist. It is nominated by Wigleaf for a 2022 pushcart prize. He recently placed third in the 2022 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary competition.
His work has appeared in Wigleaf, Litro UK, Lunch Ticket, SmokeLong Quarterly, The Maine Review, The Emerson Review, Cease, Cows, among other places. He has upcoming short fiction in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Ruminate, BULL and Terrain.org.
He is currently working on a short fiction anthology with the help of a National Canada Council for the Arts grant, an Ontario Arts Grant and a Youth In Culture Ottawa Grant and was recently selected for the Writer's Union of Canada - BIPOC Writer's Connect mentorship. He loves film and comfort food and tweets @sjohnb9