Hard to Imagine: Tom Waugh on Teaching as Activism

Last April, I curated Violet Metropolis, an LGBTQ leg of Montreal’s Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival. It was a career highlight of mine: five events, 15 writers, working with partners like Never Apart, Air Canada, Arsenal Pulp Press, Concordia University […]

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Behind the seams at the Austin International Drag Festival

I never feel more like a journalist than when I am on assignment for enRoute magazine. I suppose it’s as close to what I hoped a career in journalism would be: Researching a story, pitching it to an editor, booking […]

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#Writeyoung: The first characters I remember creating

To raise awareness of the QWF’s new Literary Prize for Young Writers (ages 16-24), we’re asking people to share online the first characters they remember creating using #writeyoung. The first I remember creating were a ragtag bunch of space cowboys […]

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Violet Metropolis

Once again, I had the pleasure of programming an LGBTQ series at Blue Metropolis, Montreal’s International Literary Festival. The event takes place from April 26-29, 2018, and includes support from partners Air Canada and Never Apart. On the menu: on-stage […]

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Creation of the Blue Metropolis Violet Prize

This week, Blue Met announced the creation (and first winner) of the Blue Metropolis Violet Prize. You can read the announcement here. I’ve been working hard on this for the past six months. Last year, when Blue Met asked if […]

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