Montreal, Canada


Sofia Ajram is a multidisciplinary artist based in Montreal. He earned a BA in Gender, Sexuality, Feminist, and Social Justice Studies and East Asian Studies from McGill University. He is a moderator for the Horror and HorrorLit forums on Reddit and has given lectures on contemporary horror films at Monstrum Montreal. They are the editor of Bury Your Gays: An Anthology of Tragic Queer Horror (Ghoulish Books). Their debut novella, Coup De Grâce, releases Oct 1, 2024 with Titan Books. She is an Active member of the Horror Writers Association, and Ethical Metalsmiths. Sofia lives in Montreal with their cat Isa. 

Find them on Twitter/X, BlueSky, Threads, TikTok, and Instagram @sofiaajram.

Social Media

Sofia Zakia | Instagram | Twitter


Costume and Prop-Making
Digital Photography and Retouching
Fine Jewelry Design and Production
Graphic Design
Public Speaking

Writing & Editing

COUP DE GRÂCE pub. Titan Books (Oct 1, 2024)

Bury Your Gays: An Anthology of Tragic Queer Horror pub. Ghoulish Books (Editing; March 2024)

"The Roses of Heliogabalus". THE PLEASURE IN PAIN ANTHOLOGY, pub. The Dragon's Roost Press (March 2024)

"The Brazen Bull". PLAYLIST OF THE DAMNED, pub. Weird Little Worlds Press (June 2024)

"Acid Bath" in Little Mutilations. pub. Crystal Lake Publishing (April 2023)

"The Arborglyph". LOST CONTACT, pub. Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing (2021)

Select Clients & Collaborators

Bullett Magazine
Crystal Lake Publishing
Kathe Koja
Lyndsie Alguire
Mark Z. Danielewski
Riot Games
Tor Nightfire
Urban Outfitters
Vice Magazine

Achievements & Features

Interviews & Lectures

Scarred for Life Podcast - Episode 184: "Author Sofia Ajram and Rose Red (2002)" (2023)
Ghoulish Podcast - Episode 136: "The Afterlife with Sofia Ajram!" (2022)
Dead Headspace Podcast - Episode 101: "Sanitized Queerness & Horror" (2021)
Montreal Monstrum - Time-Loop Horror (2019)
Jewelry Independent Summit NYC - "Success Comes in Many Forms" (2019)

Selected Awards & Exhibitions

Rencontres de la Photographie de Montreal Exhibition, Montreal (Group, 2015)
ARTV + MassivArt Exhibition - Place Des Arts, Montreal (Group, 2014)
Twenty Thirteen - United Kingdom (Group, 2013)
MassivArt Chromatic 2013 - Montreal (Group, 2013)
Galerie McClure - Montreal (Group, 2013)
Beware 4e Anniversary - Paris (Group, 2013)