Category Archives: bande dessinée

Registration open for my Fall classes at the Visual Arts Centre!

This beautiful visual rendition of Harold Monro’s beautiful 1914 poem “Overheard on a Saltmarsh” was created by Linda Dyer, a student in my Fall 2018 Drawing and Illustration class. I’m excited to once again be teaching two classes at the … Continue reading

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“Rimbaud Warriors” by Richard Gaitet in stores now!

Richard Gaitet’s “Rimbaud Warriors,” out today from Éditions Paulsen, recounts the author’s journey by foot from Charleville, France to Charleroi, Belgium, retracing the route taken by Arthur Rimbaud in the fall of 1870. It was during the course of this … Continue reading

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Link to my interview for The Bridge on CBC Radio

My conversation with Nantali Indongo for CBC Montreal’s arts and radio program The Bridge is now online on the CBC website: https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1373130819911 During the course of the interview talk I present four songs that hold a special significance for me … Continue reading

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Check out my interview for The Bridge on CBC Radio!

A couple of weeks ago I was interviewed by Nantali Indongo for CBC Montreal’s arts and radio program The Bridge. In addition to discussing my comics projects and the relationship between poetry and comics, I will talk about four songs … Continue reading

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“Before the Battle” by Siegfried Sassoon

In honour of Remembrance Day and of the hundredth anniversary of the end of WWI, an adaptation of a poem by my favourite war poet, Siegfried Sassoon. Sassoon (1886-1967) wrote this poem only a few days before the Battle of … Continue reading

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Talk at the Visual Arts Centre

Tomorrow evening I’ll be giving a talk on the curious relationship between two art forms: poetry and comics! The event is free of charge and all are welcome. Hope to see some of you there!  

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259th anniversary of the Battle of the Plains of Abraham

On the morning of September 13, 1759 -also a Thursday like today- a British army under the command of General James Wolfe defeated a French army under the command of the Marquis Louis-Joseph de Montcalm just outside the walls of … Continue reading

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