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Writing

NOVELS

The Family Way
Véhicule Press / Esplanade Books, April 2021
Finalist, 2022 F.G. Bressani Literary Prize

The Geography of Pluto
Véhicule Press / Esplanade Books, Spring 2021
Cormorant Books, 2014

WORK IN ANTHOLOGIES

Here & Now: An Anthology of Queer Italian-Canadian Writing
Edited by Licia Canton
Short story: “The Sun in Our Bodies
Non-fiction: “Pictures and Parades
Longbridge Books, June 2021

I Like it Like That: True Stories of Gay Male Desire
Edited by Richard Labonte and Lawrence Schimel
Short story: “The Weight of My Desire”
Arsenal Pulp Press, October 2009
Finalist, Lambda Literary Award
Finalist, TLA Gaybie Award (Best Gay Erotica)

First Person Queer Who We Are (So Far)
Edited by Richard Labonte and Lawrence Schimel
Non-fiction: “Shirts Versus Skins”
Arsenal Pulp Press, November 2007
Winner, Lambda Literary Award (LGBT Anthologies)
Winner (Gold), Independent Publisher Award, Gay/Lesbian

Quickies 3: Short Short Fiction on Gay Male Desire
Edited by James C. Johnstone
Short Story: “Closet”
Short Story: “When I See Him, Maybe I’ll Know”
Arsenal Pulp Press, November 2003

SELECT ESSAYS & JOURNALISM

Stanley Tucci’s summer hosting tips: Simple pasta, classic cocktails, and perfect al fresco dining
The Globe and Mail, June 2022

The siren song of Andrew Holleran’s 1978 novel ‘Dancer from the Dance’
Xtra, January 2022

Shawn Hitchins’ new memoir charts path through bewildering grief
Xtra, November 2021

North Queen: Canada’s Drag Race superstar Priyanka will have her cake and eat it too” (cover story)
Elle, July/August 2021

My Brilliant Friend transported me from quarantine to Italy—and made me finally track my roots
CBC Arts, March 2021

A thrilling debut novel takes revenge on smalltown homophobia
Xtra, September 2020

Puglia by the Plate
Experience, spring 2020

Such Great Heights
Experience, fall 2019

Austin or Bust
enRoute, June 2018
Gold Winner, 2019 National Magazine Awards (Short Feature Writing category)

How to protect my parents from shock over the sex in my novel? Post-it notes!
The Globe and Mail, May 2014