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Kaya Wilson to run the Transgender Writers and Writers with Intersex Variations in Australia project

Posted by on 10 October 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

In what is some great news, the Transgender Writers and Writers with Intersex Variations in Australia project is now being run by writer Kaya Wilson. As I’ve mentioned previously, I developed this list to increase, in Australia’s public conversations, the presence of writers who are transgender or who have intersex variations. In September...

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Jun 13: Giving a reading for Proud Voices: Bricolage

Posted by on 30 May 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

The program for Proud Voices, Glad Day Bookshop’s literary season for Pride Toronto, has now been released. There are many great events in the program, including a reading I’ll be appearing at (with a line-up that I’m especially excited about!). Glad Day Bookshop, Toronto’s LGBTQ bookshop (and the world’s oldest LGBTQ...

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AWP Conference (Feb 8-11): A panel talk and a reading

Posted by on 22 January 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Edited on Feb 4 and Feb 6 to add: In the wake of the US Government’s new travel bans (now currently on hold), I am angry and saddened about those who won’t be able to go to the 2017 AWP Conference and Bookfair in Washington, DC, as well as those attendees whose travel to the conference has been compromised. After giving some thought to a...

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Signing with a literary agent; receiving a Pushcart Prize nomination

Posted by on 13 December 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Here’s an exciting announcement: I have now signed with literary agency Wolf Literary Services, which is based in New York. My agent, Rachel Crawford, came to encounter my work by reading it in a recent issue of Review of Australian Fiction. My thanks to this journal—especially Matthew Lamb, the editor—for publishing my work and so helping to...

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Dec 10: A slightly unusual reading in Melbourne

Posted by on 8 December 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

This Saturday, as part of my visit to Melbourne, I will be giving a reading from my novel-in-progress. It’s a slightly unusual reading due to its venue: Writers in Residence: Tom Cho, Kate Goldsworthy, Lily Chan Saturday 10 December, 3pm Author Lily Chan is opening up her house in Footscray to present a free literary reading in her backyard! The...

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Nov 12-13: Appearing at Naked Heart festival

Posted by on 3 November 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

I’m honoured to be appearing at Naked Heart Festival, which is coming up very soon. Staged right here in Toronto, Naked Heart is the world’s largest LGBTQ literary festival. It’s produced by Glad Day Lit, which runs Glad Day Bookshop, the world’s oldest LGBTQ bookstore. (This bookstore has been a wonderful supporter of my work right...

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