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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1-15 April: Sister Spit 2015 tour of west coast USA + Vancouver

Posted by on 12 March 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

As I flagged on this blog last August, I’m returning to North America soon for a tour. This 2 week tour will span some cities in west coast USA, as well as Vancouver. By March of last year, I already had plans to return to Australia in December. However, I’d reserved the possibility of returning to North America if a fantastic artistic...

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Six readings in May!

Posted by on 25 April 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

So many readings coming up! I have 6 readings in May, with more to come in June and July. First up, I’m reading with two authors who both sound great. Greg Bechtel’s new book, Boundary Problems, is described as a work that “shatters the boundaries between speculative and literary fiction”. We are both launching our books (along with...

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Toronto launch of Look Who’s Morphing

Posted by on 5 April 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

I first came to Toronto last year for an artist residency. About eight months later, I submitted an application for Canadian permanent residency that was framed around my work as an artist and the contribution that I could make to Canada’s cultural life. In my application, I nominated Toronto as the city in which I wish to settle. Although I...

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Look Who’s Morphing comes to North America and Europe: Two readings in NYC

Posted by on 2 April 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Today is the official date for the release of the North American edition of Look Who’s Morphing in North America and Europe. I wrote this book with a world audience in mind and had always felt that it could find appreciative audiences (and in both the US and Canada especially). It took me 9 years to write this book (this included 5 years of doctoral...

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Look Who’s Morphing to be published in North America and Europe by Arsenal Pulp Press

Posted by on 30 July 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Here’s some exciting news that I’ve been sitting on for a few weeks: Canadian publisher Arsenal Pulp Press has bought the publishing rights for Look Who’s Morphing for North America and Europe. The book will be released in April 2014. An award-winning independent publisher, Arsenal Pulp Press is a fantastic fit for the book and I am so...

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Some courses where my work has been taught

Posted by on 24 July 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

In my previous blog post, I asked “Are you a student or lecturer, past or present, who has studied or set my work for a course?” The results are now in and it’s my pleasure to share them with you in this post. I’m sure that not every instance of my work having been taught has been captured here (so if you’re aware of something...

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