Tom Cho 曹勵善

I write things.

Navigation Menu

Sept 28: Panel for JLF Toronto

Posted by on 5 September 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

On Friday Sept 28 at 5:30pm, I’ll be on a panel with Farzana Doctor, Gwen Benaway, and Shree Paradkar (who will be moderating) for the inaugural year of JLF Toronto, a Toronto edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival. The event takes place in the Young Centre (50 Tank House Lane—it’s in the Distillery Historic District), in the Tank House...

Read More

Crosstown Arts residency update and Jul 23: PechaKucha talk

Posted by on 15 July 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Since June 3, I’ve been on an artist residency at Crosstown Arts in Memphis (a fantastic residency program; applications for 2020 close today!). While here, I’ve been doing a major revision (including a restructure) of the penultimate chapter of my novel-in-progress. The revision has been going well, in many ways better than I had anticipated....

Read More

Awarded an Ontario Arts Council grant

Posted by on 26 February 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Yesterday, I learned that I’ve been awarded a Literary Creation Projects (Works for Publication) grant from the Ontario Arts Council. The grant, my first from a Canadian arts funding body, is for the further development of my novel-in-progress. I have really needed this—not even “just” the grant itself, but the morale boost here in...

Read More

On an artist residency at The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation; awarded an artist residency at Crosstown Arts

Posted by on 5 October 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

I’m about three and a half weeks into a twelve-week artist residency at The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico. I was here in 2014 and I feel very grateful to have received this opportunity for a second time in my lifetime. While here, I hope to finish the penultimate chapter of my novel-in-progress (which is a five-chapter work). The process...

Read More