“Embracing the night, whether we light it or not“. CBC News. 27 March 2021. *Essay selected for publication as part of the CBC/QWF Digital Writer-in-Residence series.
“Bird in Flight“. The /tƐmz/ Review: Issue 14, Winter 2021.
Excerpts from Le tendon et l’os by Anne-Marie Desmeules. carte blanche: Issue 39, Summer 2020.
Writing about books
Review: Young Readers selections. Montreal Review of Books, Fall 2019. Print and Online.
Review: Prague by Maude Veilleux. Montreal Review of Books, Summer 2019. Print and Online.
Review: Madame Victoria by Catherine Leroux. Montreal Review of Books, Fall 2018. Print and Online.
Review: Oscar by Mauricio Segura. Montreal Review of Books, 21 June 2018. Online.
Review: Moonbath by Yanick Lahens. Rain Taxi. Volume 22, Number 4, Winter 2017. Print.
Review: Behind the Eyes We Meet by Mélissa Verrault. Necessary Fiction, 4 December 2017. Online.
Review: Seeing People Off by Jana Beňová. Necessary Fiction, 26 June 2017. Online.
Review: Dance on the Volcano by Marie Vieux-Chauvet. The Quarterly Conversation, 12 December 2016. Online.
Review: Over the Plain Houses by Julia Franks. Necessary Fiction, 13 June 2016. Online.
For my work at Book Riot, please consult my author page.
Creation, Destruction, and Antigone Undone: a conversation with Will Aitken. carte blanche, 15 March 2018.
Julia Franks Brings Appalachia to the Page: An Interview with the Author of Over the Plain Houses. Electric Literature, 30 June 2016.
“Literary Journal: Confessions”: a panel on literary journal publishing in Canada. Blue Metropolis Festival. April, 2018.
“Babel Bleu”: a series of multilingual readings. Blue Metropolis Festival. April 2017.
Literary Events Coordination and Production
INVENTIONS Montreal. 2017. Co-created and co-produced a series of multimedia poetry performances, with live writing accompanied by live music.
“Next Generation” initiative. Blue Metropolis Festival, 2018. Created and produced a series of events geared toward up-and-coming writers from Montreal and beyond.
Volunteer Coordinator. Blue Metropolis Festival, 2017. Arranged volunteer schedules, trained new volunteers, and ran volunteer duties and tasks during the festival.
Occasional producer. Blue Metropolis Festival, 2016. Served as the on-site leader and points person for all festival events located at the Musée d’art contemporain.
“City Limits: Possibilities Beyond Violence in Abdoulaye Sadji’s Maïmouna and Nini.” Journal of the African Literature Association. Volume 8, Issue 2. 2014.