Alex Leclerc

Alex Leclerc is a translator by day and a writer by night. He holds a major in translation from Université de Montréal and a B. A. in psychology from McGill University, and currently resides in Montreal with his wife and five boys. Find him on his website.

Stories by Alex Leclerc


Illustrated by Michael Ilkiw

Paul hears some static going through the doors. His heart stops for a second, thinking he would be signaled aside to be patted down. He can’t afford that, not today. But no, the metal detector of the courthouse didn’t ring. Because a metal detector can’t detect the ceramic blade with a plastic handle tucked in his …