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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Funny Boy

Last year, Amnesty International Canada asked me if I’d help them choose a title for their book club. They were particularly looking for an LGBTQ novel for their summer selection. I had no idea that the human rights organization had […]

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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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