Literary Pride

Montreal’s Gay Pride begins this week. It’s also Canada Pride, which means there are more events than usual and the city expects more tourists. I was asked to help program a series of English literary events for next week. Fierté […]

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Violet Metropolis

Last fall I approached Blue Metropolis to see if they were interested in having me produce a special edition of the Violet Hour during their next literary festival. Ever since I started the reading series, I’ve been seeking out such […]

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Pluto makes Top 20 at Glad Day

This week I learned that Pluto made the Top 20 “Modern Classics” list for 2016 at Toronto’s Glad Day Bookshop. It just slipped in at number 20, and I don’t know what that means in terms of copies sold, but […]

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The Violet Hour

For the past two years now, I’ve been organizing queer readings in Montreal. It’s been sporadic. The events have had different names, different locations, different themes. But now, after putting on close to a dozen, I thought it was time […]

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Legend Series: Felice Picano

This past November, Never Apart helped me bring literary legend Felice Picano to Montreal for a frank on-stage discussion about his work. I was thrilled they trusted me with this, and I hope it’s the beginning of many more such […]

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