Essays, Poems, and Novellas incoming!

Hello all, First of all, though I've had some things to share for a while, I've been holding off because it has seemed strange and inconsiderate to announce good personal news in the present moment. But I have enough now that it seems worth putting out here, in gratitude of the great people I've been … Continue reading Essays, Poems, and Novellas incoming!

My Ideas in March (New Empty Mirror essay, Aurora Awards upcoming works)

Greetings! It is March in Toronto, which means it’s simultaneously plus 7 degrees Celsius and also heavily snowing. You can start the day (if you wish) by checking out my latest essay in Empty Mirror Books: Questioning Our Characters: Performative Identity in Nella Larsen’s Passing and Eugene O’Neill’s The Hairy Ape Important to me that … Continue reading My Ideas in March (New Empty Mirror essay, Aurora Awards upcoming works)

Queering the (Strange Horizons)

Proud to share my first publication in a pro market! You can read my essay Queering the Cyborg: How the Hybrid Body can Set us Free in Strange Horizons today! You can read my essay Queering the Cyborg: How the Hybrid Body can Set us Free in Strange Horizons today! focusing the figure of the … Continue reading Queering the (Strange Horizons)

Summer 2019 – a retrospective

I've been thinking about time travel a lot lately. Not really because there's any point I'd like to go back or forwards too especially. Recently I experienced jet lag from travel and came to the conclusion that the fourth dimension must have a sense of humour. Time plays tricks on us. We play tricks on … Continue reading Summer 2019 – a retrospective

The Simplica Girl Diaries in review

“Limitations so frustrating” (Saunders 126) writes the narrator of George Saunders’ The Semplica Girl Diaries. But the self-imposed limitations and restrictions Saunders impose on his writing make for a more interesting story, building its narrative out of disturbing incompleteness. Set in an unspecified but near future, Saunders communicates everything about his narrative through the sparse, … Continue reading The Simplica Girl Diaries in review

Letters to a Young Poet in review

  The ten letters of Rainer Maria Rilke in correspondence with Franz Xavier Kappus that makeup Letters to a Young Poet offer little in the way of technical advice for writing. Rilke does not instruct on form; he does not comment on the use of language, or plot, or dialogue, or verse. However, what takes … Continue reading Letters to a Young Poet in review