Blue Met press conference

On Wednesday morning I went to the Blue Metropolis press conference. I attended partly for CBC Radio, where I work as an editor for Canada Writes, and partly because I’m a guest writer at this year’s literary festival. I used […]

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MRB launch

On Friday the first review of my book was published. It appeared in the spring edition of the mRb (Montreal Review of Books). You can read it here. Reviewer Rob Sherren did a great job. It was three months ago […]

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First reading

On Friday night I read from my novel for the first time in public. I think it went well. There were about 50 people in the room, all there to celebrate our friend Alan’s recent Ph.D. I was one of […]

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An endorsement from Andrew Holleran

Andrew Holleran blurbed my book. I forget that sometimes—that you’ll be able to see his name and quote on both the back and cover page, my name sharing the same space as his. It’s hard to get my head around […]

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Big birthday

Last Thursday I turned 40. I feel good about it. I took the day off from work to spend time with Greg, but still had to come in to the CBC anyway. I had been asked to take part in […]

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