Monthly Archives: July 2016

Le Poète Public honours me with a poem!

A couple of days ago, one of my Italian students brought me a poem about me by Robert Séguin, Montreal’s very own public poet. Le Poète Public has set up his made-to-order poetry booth on Prince-Arthur Street, just next to … Continue reading

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Experimentation with white on black drawing

In an effort to imitate the great early twentieth-century wood engravings by such artists as Lynd Ward, but without having to figure out how to do actual wood engravings, I thought I would try my hand at drawing on black … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek at Battle of The Plains of Abraham Graphic Novel (Sample Section)

I am currently at work on a graphic novel recounting the siege of Quebec and the Battle of The Plains of Abraham in 1759. In revisiting this pivotal moment in Canadian history, my intention is not simply to present a … Continue reading

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Graphic Poetry: My article on Dino Buzzati’s “Poema a fumetti” in Image [&] Narrative

                    My article on Dino Buzzati’s proto graphic novel  Poema a fumetti (1969) appears today in the new special issue of Image [&] Narrative, a peer-reviewed e-journal on visual narratology and … Continue reading

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“Graphic Note Taking” at the Ottawa Art Gallery

Tomorrow evening, July 14, I will be taking part at an event at the Ottawa Art Gallery in downtown Ottawa. How Deep Is Your Rhizome? is a multimedia exploration of such wide-ranging but curiously interconnected issues as old-growth forests, gift economies, … Continue reading

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“Partners in Rhyme”: Oscar Wilde’s “Impression du Matin” in Atelier Magazine

The latest issue of Atelier, Italy’s foremost contemporary poetry magazine, is now out, and I’m honoured to be featured in it with a comics adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s short poem “Impression du Matin” (1881). The comic is accompanied by an … Continue reading

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