“We Shall Arrive Soon” True North Writing Contest

It was an unexpected surprise to find out that my short story, “We Are Fuel” was chosen as a runner-up in the Communitech True North Writing Contest. (Special thanks to Erin Bow for selecting my work!). I’m excited to be part of this Canadian event, and after a quick peek at the site for the... Continue Reading →

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I Thought I Told You Twice: Bike Thiefs’ “Lean Into It”

If you've been seeking a band that supports dogs with anxiety and demurs at the consumerist principle of destination weddings, you probably need to meet Bike Thiefs. Fundamentally, I insist that you need to have your bike stolen to really understand life--fortunately, this three piece out of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada isn't so dire. Conversational, yes. Sardonic,... Continue Reading →

Canada 150 – Coast to Boundless Coast

I know patriot comes loaded with whatever hero narrative your country or culture loves and/or hates. For me, it's somewhat of a slander. It comes with the kind of fanaticism that tears apart populations and upholds borders for the sake of a population's "purity". But I guess in some vague definitions, I am a patriot.... Continue Reading →

#BoycottTims …Or, You Know, Whatever.

#BoycottTims On Media Literacy, Slacktivism, and Resiliency So why are you boycotting Tim Hortons today? Is it because they aired ads by Enbridge? Or is it because they pulled those ads? Or are you the usual mass of morning commuters I see every day, at the five Tim Hortons in my city, who don’t really give... Continue Reading →

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