About Me


Entrepreneur –  Author – Editor

JF Garrard is the President of Dark Helix Press, an Indie publisher of Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Raw Non-Fiction. She also serves as a Marketing Consultant on the Editorial Board for Ricepaper Magazine, a Vancouver-based Canadian magazine which has showcased Asian Canadian literature, culture, and the arts since 1994. Recently she has been recruited to be a Slush Pile Editor for Amazing Stories, one of the world’s first science-fiction magazines.

She is an editor and writer of speculative fiction (The Undead Sorceress, Trump Utopia or Dystopia Anthology, Ricepaper Issue 19.3), non-fiction (The Literary Elephant), as well as children’s books (Feeding The Kraken!, 3x Bilingual Series). She has been a speaker at various conferences on the topics of publishing, marketing, crowd funding, geek topics (science fiction, anime) and healthcare.

Her background is in Nuclear Medicine and she has a MBA in Marketing and Strategy. Her contributions have been published in Entrepreneur, Monster.com, Women’s Health, Cosmopolitan, MochiMag, My Corporation, Indie Pubchat, Authors Helping Authors, among others. Find her on Twitter or Instagram @jfgarrard.

Any inquiries can be sent to hello at jfgarrard.com


Liquid Lunch – Trump: Utopia or Dystopia: J.F. Garrard and Jen Frankel

We Got The Geek

Superchange Your Life

Dr. Wright Radio Show

Press Releases

Dec 22/17 All I Want For Christmas is More Fake Trump News?!

May 16/17 Trump’s Wall Was Created to Keep Out Zombies and He is a Wizard According to Dark Helix Press’ Latest Anthology

March 6/17 Robot Beavers and Poutine Currency, Seeking Futuristic Canada 150 Stories!

June 20/16 Feeding The Kraken or Child Monster!

Oct 29/13 Author JF Garrard Told Multiculturalism is Dead

Member of

Ryerson University Asian Heritage Author Listing
Ryerson University Creative Writing Program Published Students Listing