Reading Schedule, 2017/2018

  • LitLive Literary Readings. Sunday, October 1, 2017. The Staircase Theatre. 27 Dundurn Street N., Hamilton, ON. 7:30 p.m. Details to Come.
  • the art bar poetry series. Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Free Times Cafe. 320 College Street, Toronto, ON. 8 p.m. (w/ Anne Campbell and Benjamin Hertwig)
  • Nightwood Editions Showcase at Librarie Drawn & Quarterly. Friday, November 10, 2017. Librarie Drawn & Quarterly. 211 Rue Bernard O, Montreal, QC. 8 p.m. (w/ Sam Shelstad and Michelle Elrick)
  • Common Readings, the November Edition. Monday, November 20, 2017. The Belljar Cafe. 2072 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON. 8 p.m. (w/ Adam Sol)
  • In/Words Reading Series. Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The Clocktower Brew Pub. 575 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON. 8 p.m.
  • Three-City-Tour. Friday, December 8. London, ON. (w/ Canisia Lubrin & E Martin Nolan). Details to Come.
  • Three-City-Tour. Saturday, December 9. Detroit, MI. (w/ Canisia Lubrin & E Martin Nolan). Details to Come.
  • Three-City-Tour. Sunday, December 10. Windsor, ON. (w/ Canisia Lubrin & E Martin Nolan). Details to Come.
  • The Boneshaker Reading Series. Tuesday, December 12. The St. Clair/Silverthorn Toronto Public Library. 1748 St. Clair Avenue West, Toronto, ON. 7 p.m. Hosted by Lillian Necakov.
  • Sawdust Reading Series. Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Bar Robo. 692 Somerset West, Ottawa, ON. 7 p.m.
  • The Resonance Reading Series. Tuesday, February 6, 2018. Montreal, QC. Details to Come.

Past (Selected)


  • Bad Nudes Comes to Toronto, Toronto, ON.
  • Classroom Visit: ENG 389Y: Creative Writing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON


  • Desert Pets Press/The Emergency Response Unit Chapbook Launch, Toronto, ON
  • Nightwood/Anvil Press Book Launch at Type Books, Toronto, ON


  • The Launch of 300 Hours a Minute (Desert Pets Press), Toronto, ON
  • Tonight on Our Stage at the NAC Fourth Stage, Ottawa, ON


  • Lit Live Reading Series, Hamilton, ON
  • “All Lit Up” Toronto Launch Party for the Literary Press Group, Toronto, ON
  • words(on)stages Reading Series, Toronto, ON
  • Blue Coffee Reading Series, Toronto, ON
  • Poetry Remix: Tears for Fears, Toronto, ON
  • Classroom Visit: ENG215H1S: The Canadian Short Story, University of Toronto
  • Classroom Visit: Journalism Program, Sheridan College
  • Classroom Visit: COMM 301: Professional Writing Skills, Humber, Toronto, ON
  • The Launch of Issue 138.1 of Acta Victoriana, Toronto, ON


  • The Apt. 9 Launch of Conservative Majority, Ottawa, ON
  • Classroom Visit: English, Marianapolis College (Private CEGEP), Montreal, QC
  • The Ruckus Reading Series, Toronto, ON
  • Amazing New Stuff Reading Series, Toronto, ON
  • Toronto Luminato Festival, “A Literary Picnic,” Toronto, ON
  • The Launch of All We Want Is Everything by Andrew Sullivan, Toronto, ON
  • The Launch of Everything Is Fine, Toronto, ON
  • Classroom Visit: Creative Book Publishing Program, Humber, Toronto, ON
  • “The Boys Are Back in Burlingtown” with Andrew Faulkner, Burlington, ON
  • Classroom Visit: ENGC87: Creative Writing Fiction II, UTSC, Toronto, ON
  • Classroom Visit: ENGB61: Creative Writing Fiction I, UTSC, Toronto, ON
  • The Grey Borders Reading Series, St. Catharines, ON
  • This Is Happening Whether You Like It or Not Reading Series, Montreal, QC


  • Write Club Toronto, Toronto, ON
  • The Pivot Reading Series, Toronto, ON
  • The Winnipeg Launch of Cosmo at McNally Jackson, Winnipeg, MB
  • Classroom Visit: The Short Story, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB
  • The Dusty Owl Reading Series, Ottawa, ON
  • “Indie Lit Night” w/ Coach House Books, ECW, and House of Anansi, Waterloo, ON
  • F*cked Up Presents: The Long Winter: Imposters, Toronto, ON
  • The Coach House Fall 2012 Launch, Montreal, QC
  • Ottawa International Writers Festival Fiction Event, Ottawa, ON
  • The Toronto Launch of Cosmo with Barry Webster, Toronto, ON
  • Real Vancouver Writers’ Literary Bash at W2, Vancouver, BC
  •  The Coach House Fall 2012 Launch, Toronto, ON
  • The Boneshaker Reading Series, Toronto, ON
  • The EW Reading Series, Toronto, ON


  • “Savage: Cult of Personality, Pure Media + the Art of Macho Madness,” Toronto, ON
  • The Pivot Reading Series and Launch of Rebuild by Sachiko Murakami, Toronto, ON
  • The Technicolour Music and Reading Series, Toronto, ON


  • Co-Hosted the Border Patrol Reading Series, Toronto, ON
  • The Strong Words 5th Anniversary Reading Series, Toronto, ON
  • The Launch of echolocation 9, Toronto, ON


  • The Ottawa Small Press Book Fair Pre-Reading, Ottawa, ON
  • The John Newlove Awards Ceremony at the Ottawa Writers Festival, Ottawa, ON
  • The Pivot Reading Series’ One Year Anniversary Reading, Toronto, ON
  • The Broken Pencil Fantasy Party, Toronto, ON