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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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Novel excerpt published in Review of Australian Fiction; latest consultancy work

Posted by on 16 September 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Earlier this week, Australian literary journal Review of Australian Fiction (RAF) published an excerpt from chapter 3 of my novel-in-progress. This excerpt appears under the title “Are You There, God? It is I, Robot”. Each fortnightly issue of RAF publishes two stories by Australian writers. In this latest issue, my piece appears with a...

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Apr 30: Reading in Calgary + publication in PRISM International

Posted by on 17 April 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Coming up on Sat April 30, I’ll be participating in Authors for Indies Day. This is a day in which Canadian authors show appreciation for independent bookstores (i.e. indies) by volunteering as guest booksellers. I’ll be at Owl’s Nest Books, Calgary’s longest established bookstore, for at least an hour. I’ll be giving a short...

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A residency in Vancouver and Creative Victoria funding

Posted by on 3 June 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

The horizon of my real life will never be as big as that of my writerly imagination. That’s probably a good thing, really (although, if you’ve ever read my writing…). Nonetheless, in the last week or so, the horizon of my real life has expanded somewhat. I’ve been awarded a writer’s residency at a site in Vancouver, Historic...

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Readings in June and farewell to Canada, for now

Posted by on 30 May 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

So far in June, I have 3 readings scheduled – all in Ontario and all connected to Pride events. More readings may be added and I’ll update this post as required but, nonetheless, the details as they currently stand are below. First up, on Thursday 12 June, I’ll be doing a reading for Hamilton Pride Week. I’ll be reading with with Shani...

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From Ólafsfjörasður

Posted by on 8 October 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

I’m writing this from Ólafsfjörður, in northern Iceland, where I arrived a few hours ago. This is the start of my two-month residency at Listhús, where I’ll be working on the draft manuscript for my novel. So far, I have written what I estimate is about 40% of a draft manuscript. At this point, I am feeling pretty good about the state of the...

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