Category Archives: illustration

Rest on the Flight into Egypt

The Gospel of Matthew relates that soon after the visit of the Magi, an angel appeared to Joseph in a dream telling him to flee with Mary and the infant Jesus to Egypt, where they would be safe from the … Continue reading

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My first book of poetry comics now available for pre-order!

It has been over a year now since I published any new poetry comics on this site, which may have led some visitors here to the impression that I have moved on to other, perhaps more grown-up pursuits. Quite the … Continue reading

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“The Baron in The Trees” by Italo Calvino

“Cosimo was in the oak. The branches were waving, high bridges above the earth. A light wind was blowing; it was sunny. The sun shone among the leaves, and to see Cosimo we had to shield our eyes with our … Continue reading

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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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“Le cheval de bleu” by Marcel Cremer

“Le cheval de bleu” [The Horse of Blue] is a children’s play originally written in German by the Germanophone Belgian author Marcel Cremer (1955-2009). A new French-language production of the play, a collaboration between Théâtre de la vieille 17 and … 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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“Il cardillo addolorato” by Anna Maria Ortese

A cover idea for a hypothetical new edition of an Italian novel I just finished reading, Anna Maria Ortese’s 1993 “Il cardillo addolorato” (translated into English as “The Lament of The Linnet.” Near the end of the eighteenth century, three … Continue reading

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