Category: Non Fiction

The Worlds She Created – On the passing of Anne Rice

I read Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice when I was in my teens. Reading that book was a revelation. In this gothic world of vampires, there was this undercurrent of homoeroticism between Lestat and Louis. As a young closeted gay kid, I… Continue Reading “The Worlds She Created – On the passing of Anne Rice”

The Sound of Water

This was my submission to the CBC Non-Fiction Prize this year. I didn’t make it to the longlist, but that’s okay. That means that I get to share it with all of you. I chose to write about my brother this year, a topic… Continue Reading “The Sound of Water”

One Day At A Time

Like many people, I’ve been waiting patiently. This virus has taken over our lives and I personally view the vaccine as a step towards taking back some control. I know it’s not a cure all and we’ll still have to wear masks for a… Continue Reading “One Day At A Time”

I write Because I Am

I’ve been asked to confront what writing means to me and what it gives me several times in the past few weeks. I had a novel that was really close to my heart that was rejected. I put my soul and spirit into that… Continue Reading “I write Because I Am”

In Defense of Love

Here’s the thing: I’m not surprised at what the Pope has said. I’ve been thinking about this all day and I keep coming back to the same thing, I am not surprised at all. I was raised to be Roman Catholic. My stepmother had… Continue Reading “In Defense of Love”

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