April 28, 2017

Tell me what the poets are saying: Students raise their voices for national poetry competition

Preview of the Poetry In Voice 2017 national finals.

Published on CBC Arts, April 18, 2017.

April 8, 2017

January 25, 2017

The Alchemy of Words


Book review of Dominique Fortier's The Island of Books (translated by Rhonda Mullins).

Published on Montreal Review of Books, January 24, 2017.

November 29, 2016

Karaoke with a Cause

Article about Rock Camp for Girls Montreal's fundraiser and plans for year-long programming.

Published on CBC Arts, November 22, 2016.

October 7, 2016

Tattoos without Ink

Interview with artist Michelle Lacombe about her new exhibit, Of All the Watery Bodies, I Only Know My Own.

Published on CBC Arts, September 8, 2016.

August 21, 2016

Five reasons to check out the Montreal Underground Film Festival

Preview of the 2012 Montreal Underground Film Festival.

Published on CBC Arts, May 18, 2015. 

October 6, 2014

Heart the Size of a Small Car



Essay published in the anthology In the Company of Animals: Stories of Extraordinary Encounters. Edited by Pam Chamberlain. Published by Nimbus Publishing. 2014.

August 24, 2014

Halifax-based artist D'Arcy Wilson explores the limits of human-animal interaction at La Centrale


Interview with artist D'Arcy Wilson.

Published on Nightlife.ca, February 21, 2014.

February 11, 2014

Top Queer: nos personnalités de l'année 2013!


Five selections in Nightlife's Top Queer 2013 list.

Published on Nightlife.ca, December 14, 2013.

Top 5 films: our picks for the queer cinema festival image+nation


Preview of the 2013 image+nation festival.

Published on Nightlife.ca, November 27, 2013.

The 7th Pervers/Cité festival continues to revel in the underside of pride


Preview of community festival Pervers/Cité.

Published on Nightlife.ca, August 7, 2013.

September 4, 2013

Phantom Itch: Scabies, Stigma, and Parasitic Revelations


Essay on parasites, parasitism, and stigmatic guilt.

Published on No More Potlucks, September 1, 2013.

July 31, 2013

Otter Lust


Essay on body hair and gender identity.

Published on Revolver, July 18, 2013.


April 4, 2013

Top 10: Queer highlights of 2012

 

Year-end recap of newsworthy queer artists from 2012.

Published on Nightlife.ca, December 17, 2012.

 

Top 5 films: queer cinema festival image+nation turns 25! 

 

Preview of the 2012 image+nation festival.

Published on Nightlife.ca, November 21, 2012.

United in Anger: New film documents the ACT UP narratives of AIDS activism

 

Interview with filmmaker Jim Hubbard.

Published on Nightlife.ca, November 19, 2012.

 

November 14, 2012

Toronto artist Vivek Shraya asks an important question in 'What I Love About Being Queer'

 

Interview with artist Vivek Shraya.

Published on Nightlife.ca, October 25, 2012.

 

A monumental exhibit about visionary artist Genesis Breyer P-Orridge at La Centrale

 

Interview with Peter Dubé, co-curator of the exhibit The Eyes of Genesis Breyer P-Orridge.

Published on Nightlife.ca, October 23, 2012.

 

The memory of Matthew Shepard revisited on the Montreal stage in 'The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later'

 

Interview with Donald Rees about Brave New Productions' performance of The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later.

Published on Nightlife.ca, October 9, 2012.


 

Recovering Albertan singer-songwriter Rae Spoon launches their debut novel

 

Interview with musician and author Rae Spoon.

Published on Nightlife.ca, September 26, 2012.

 

Travelling festival The Rail City Roadshow gives indie films the rock star treatment

 

Article about The Rail City Roadshow film festival.

Published on Nightlife.ca, September 17, 2012.

 

Pervers/Cité: Montreal community festival champions the underside of pride

 

Profile of Montreal's community-based alternative pride festivities, Pervers/Cité.

Published on Nightlife.ca, August 7, 2012.

 

Five pride-tastic parties to catch at Montreal's Divers/Cité, which kicks off tonight!

 

Preview of Montreal's Divers/Cité festivities.

Published on Nightlife.ca, July 30, 2012.


July 18, 2012

Celluloid, Classics, and Conservatives: Matt Hays on Queering Dissent

 

Interview with author and journalist Matt Hays.

Published in 2B Magazine, March 23, 2012.

Versatile Pedagogy: Francisco Ibáñez-Carrasco’s University Without Walls

 

Interview with writer Francisco Ibáñez-Carrasco.

Published in 2B Magazine, March 5, 2012.

July 10, 2012

Betrayed by a Poke: Local writer Guillaume Morissette tweets his heart out

 

Interview with Montreal writer Guillaume Morissette.

Published on Nightlife.ca, July 2, 2012.

 



Fiona Apple – The Idler Wheel Is Wiser...



 
Album review of Fiona Apple's The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do.

Published on Cornershopstudios, June 23, 2012.

Tough gal Kirsten Rasmussen boxes her way to hilarity at the Fringe Fest

 

Preview of Kirsten Rasmussen's stand-up show Tough!

Published on Nigthlife.ca, June 5, 2012.

 

Star Wars Identities: The Exhibit

 

Interview with museologist Geneviève Angio-Morneau about the Star Wars exhibit at the Montreal Science Centre. 

Published on Nightlife.ca, May 14, 2012.

April 9, 2012

Edgy Women Fest: Operation Snatch troupe busts myths about sex work

 


Interview with Alex Tigchelaar about Operation Snatch's show Les Demimondes.

Published on Nightlife.ca, March 28, 2012.

March 12, 2012

5 must-see FIFA picks as the festival celebrates 30 years of art on film

 


Preview of five FIFA films.

Published in Nightlife, March 9, 2012.

Get your art on as Concordia's Art Matters Festival spreads out across the city

 


Highlights from the Concordia Art Matters Festival.

Published in Nightlife, March 1, 2012.

February 21, 2012

New art show at Eastern Bloc started with a simple question: How would you personify your sexuality?

 

Review of the art show It Started With a Simple Question.

Published in Nightlife, February 16, 2012.

February 1, 2012

Fear, Flesh, and Pixels

 

Book review of Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore's Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?

Published in 2B Magazine, February 1, 2012.

Hedonism at its finest: INSTALLE-MOI brings together go-go dancers and indie musicians

 

Preview of the INTSTALLE-MOI show.

Published in Nightlife, January 27, 2012.

January 26, 2012

Queer Film Classics book series covers diverse crop, from 'C.R.A.Z.Y.' to 'Death in Venice'

 


Overview of the Arsenal Pulp Press collection Queer Film Classics.

Published in Nightlife, January 25, 2012.

January 23, 2012

Death Becomes Him: Will Aitken on Visconti’s queer cinema

 


Book review of Will Aitken's Death in Venice: Queer Film Classics.

Published in 2B Magazine, January 23, 2012.

January 22, 2012

Vocal Legacies: activist Doris Peltier speaks on HIV/AIDS and Aboriginal women

 


Profile of activist/speaker Doris Peltier.

Published in 2B Magazine, January 22, 2012.

January 18, 2012

Smut Slam: Local storytellers sound off about the pleasures of the flesh

 


Feature on the hosts and judges of the forthcoming Montreal Smut Slam.

Published in Nightlife, January 18, 2012.

Don’t Ask them to Fight, they already are: Against Equality

 


Book review of Against Equality: Don't Ask to Fight Their Wars.

Published in 2B Magazine, January 17, 2012.

January 8, 2012

Valerie Simmons photographs the many intimate personae of dancer José Navas

 


Interview with dancer/choreographer José Navas.

Published in Nightlife, January 5, 2012.

January 3, 2012

Top 10 reasons why 2011 was a queer year

 


Top 10 list of queer folks/groups/events from 2011.

Published in Nightlife, December 15, 2011.

Amy Winehouse – Lioness: Hidden Treasures 




Album review of Amy Winehouse's Lioness: Hidden Treasures.

Published on Cornershopstudios, December 11, 2011.

December 2, 2011

Beautiful Books

 


Essay about the erotic potential of books and libraries.

Published in Ribbon Pig Vol. 1, December 2, 2011.

December 1, 2011

Documentation in the time of AIDS


Essay about important cultural documents from the AIDS crisis.

Published on the Indiewire blog The Lost Boys, December 1, 2011.

Isabelle Hayeur strikes again with 'Underworlds', a prophetic photo series on aquatic decay

 


Interview with artist Isabelle Hayeur.

Published in Nightlife, November 29, 2011.

November 21, 2011

'It Could Get Worse' and 'Captive Genders': art and activism vs. Canada's looming Bill C-10

 


Article about the It Could Get Worse campaign, and the Captive Genders book launch.

Published in Nightlife, November 21, 2011.

November 20, 2011

Artist Claude Tousignant gets forged 12 times for articule's 'Les Faussaires' event

 


Preview of Les Faussaires, an art exhibit/auction at articule, featuring one original Claude Tousignant piece and twelve forgeries.

Published in Nightlife, November 17, 2011.

November 13, 2011

Ribbon Pig Interview: Mark Ambrose Harris

 


Ribbon Pig interviewed me about my writing practice.

Published on Ribbonpig.ca, November 12, 2011.

From hanky tattoos to HIV disclosures, artist Vincent Chevalier cracks the queer codes

 


Interview with Montreal artist Vincent Chevalier.

Published in Nightlife, November 12, 2011.

Voices that linger: Montreal author Peter Dubé invokes the spirit of surrealism

 


Preview of a literary event at Drawn & Quarterly Bookstore.

Published in Nightlife, November 2, 2011.

Stories of dissidents and divas abound at LGBT film festival image+nation

 


List of five must-see films at the image + nation LGBT film festival.

Published in Nightlife, October 26, 2011.

Blue Sunshine screens the Buffy musical: Top 5 slayer songs and sing-alongs

 


Preview of the Buffy musical screening at Blue Sunshine + a list of other alternative musicals.

Published in Nightlife, October 19, 2011.

October 17, 2011

Björk – Biophilia

 


Album review of Björk's Biophilia.

Published in Cornershopstudios, October 17, 2011.

The Concordia Co-op Bookstore kicks off its (Not-So-Local) Local Legends Reading Series

 


Preview of the Concordia Co-op's Local Legends reading series.

Published in Nightlife, October 4, 2011.

Kinkiest animal countdown: Faggity Ass Fridays presents Animal Kingdom

 


Essay about sex and sexuality in the animal kingdom.

Published in Nightlife, September 28, 2011.

September 22, 2011

Ménage à trois: Peter Knegt comes to Drawn & Quarterly to discuss his book on queer rights

 


Book review of Peter Knegt's Queer Rights.

Published in Nightlife, September 22, 2011.

Don’t give up the fight: Peter Knegt on Queer Rights

 


Interview with author Peter Knegt about his book Queer Rights.

Published in 2B Magazine, September 17, 2011.