Writing in times of crisis

Hello everyone, It’s sort of shocking to realize that my last post was barely a month ago. March was 80 years long. In case you missed it, you can read my poem A Bird of Flesh and Futures in Cypress Poetry Journal as their first piece. They are quickly building a wonderful little catalogue that … Continue reading Writing in times of crisis

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)

Library cancellation

As I have stated in other social media (though I forgot to do so here), though, I was scheduled to speak at the Runnymede Branch of the Toronto Public library this evening on October 30th. Two weeks ago I cancelled this event. I cannot in good conscience work with the TPL in the light of … Continue reading Library cancellation

Hey, remember the (Yellow) Nineties?

I’m excited to be joining Ryerson University’s Centre for Digital Humanities as a Research Assistant on the Yellow Nineties Project! This project, run by Professor Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, is creating a resource for scholars (and everyone else) to gain access to the early arts and literary magazines of the 1890s, first and foremost of which … Continue reading Hey, remember the (Yellow) Nineties?

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