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 beenContinue 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 thatContinue 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 theContinue 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 onContinue 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 takesContinue reading “Letters to a Young Poet in review”