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May 8: Talk on Tom of Finland at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

Posted by on 13 May 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Last week, I gave a talk on Tom of Finland at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD), in conjunction with the exhibition Tom House: The Work and Life of Tom of Finland. I spoke on a day of significance for appreciators of Tom of Finland: May 8th, the date of Tom’s birthday (now known as Tom of Finland Day). Tom would have been 98 years old. My...

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Apr 6: Reading in NYC

Posted by on 21 March 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Coming up on Friday April 6, I’ll be reading from my novel-in-progress, as part of a line-up of Australian writers for a reading in New York. The reading is part of the American Association of Australasian Literary Studies 2018 Conference, but is open to the public: Readings by Australian writers Friday Apr 6, 7:00-9:00pm Molasses Bookstore 770 Hart...

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Feb 21: Reading for the launch of Tanis Franco’s Quarry

Posted by on 7 February 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Coming up soon, I’ll be reading at the launch of Toronto writer Tanis Franco’s debut book Quarry. Here’s a description of the gig, as drawn from the Facebook event: Launch: Tanis Franco with Tom Cho, Sarah Pinder & Gwen Benaway Wed Feb 21, 2018, 8:00pm–9:30pm Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church Street, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2C6 FREE Join...

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Nov 11: Giving a reading at Naked Heart Festival

Posted by on 2 November 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Naked Heart is the world’s largest LGBTQ literary festival and Ontario’s most racially diverse literary festival. I feel honoured to be giving a reading at the festival for the second year in a row. I will be sharing an excerpt from my novel-in-progress. Aside from this reading, I plan to spend my weekend checking out the rest of the festival....

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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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