About Millie Ho

Millie Ho Sorrowbacon

Frying up some SORROWBACON.

My name is Millie Ho. I’m a writer and illustrator from Toronto. Philip Pullman first showed me that books can change lives, and Mark Ryden taught me how to draw dangerously. I’m working on a YA novel about blackmail in a tech noir setting, and aim to finish the manuscript by the end of 2014. I document the journey to publication and the lessons learned along the way on this blog and YouTube.

I draw a webcomic called SORROWBACON, which says more about who I am than any bio possibly can.

Thank you for visiting!

Awards

  • Second Prize in the Lillian Kroll Contest in Creative Writing, 2012
  • Winner of the Marguerite R. Dow Award in Creative Writing, 2011
  • First Prize in the Alfred Poynt Poetry Contest, 2010
  • Published in various undergraduate academic journals, 2010
  • Winner of the SAA Young Artist of The Year, 2008

53 thoughts on “About Millie Ho

  1. I find this particular image haunting in such an intriguing way. I want to know more, see more. I love the use of black and white, as well as positive and negative space. The girl in the background is almost like a comic relief; giving the piece a humorous appeal. I look forward to seeing more work by you.

  2. Thank you for visiting Paper, Mud and Me. Glad you liked that last chapter from “The Nurse.” You will understand her a lot better if you read the book from Chapter 1.
    Don’t give up on either of your dreams or art and writing. I wish you all the best.

  3. Hi Millie, I hope you’re well. I’d like to congratulate you on your skill with verse. I usually find poetry a bit opaque or too personalised to really connect with, but there’s something about you that really works for me. Bravo!

  4. I tried to contact you 20 years ago
    but you wasn’t here.
    The day after tomorrow I found you
    but I was gone away.
    For now one thing to say:
    nice to know you anywhere out there.

  5. i have been following reading your work, now find out that you are well educated, however disappointed that you’re in Toronto… i check out your BIO in hope that you were in Vancouver, nonetheless you’re a Canadian….

    All the Best!

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