Tom Cho 曹勵善

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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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Where I am, where I am at + 12 Dec: Reading in Tucson

Posted by on 23 November 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

On 2 November 2012, I travelled to the US to do a residency at Vermont Studio Center. Since that time, aside from the occasional return to Australia, I’ve been travelling – in fact, I’ve sometimes been moving about so much that friends and family have regularly asked me where I am. Of course, where I am is not really the same as where I am at,...

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Readings in August and September

Posted by on 29 July 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Coming up in August and September, I have more readings scheduled. In a nutshell, it’s looking like this: August and September readings Click a link to go straight to the details: 5 August: Reading at Tuesday Night Café in LA 31 August: Reading at Sumarr Reading Series in LA 3 Sept: Reading at University of Southern California in LA 6 Sept: Reading...

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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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13 June 2013: Reading in Vancouver

Posted by on 9 June 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Coming up next Thursday, I’m doing a free reading in Vancouver with local writer Alex Leslie. Below are the details from the event flyer. This event is being presented and hosted by Larissa Lai, a writer herself and someone who has been a wonderful supporter of my work. Check it out if you’re in town and please spread the word! Bombyx...

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8 June 2013: Reading in Berkeley, California

Posted by on 17 May 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

I’m really looking forward to the next reading that I’m doing while travelling. I’m appearing at a literary cabaret that’s curated by RADAR Productions, which is run by San Francisco writer Michelle Tea. As mentioned on RADAR’s website – “RADAR conducts presenting, commissioning, professional development and...

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