This short originally appeared in McClung’s Magazine, a feminist magazine based out of Ryerson University in Toronto.
In March of 2011, I had the opportunity to interview the famous playwright Djanet Sears for Black History Month
This book review was originally published for WOMAN.ca, a division of Elle Canada.
This feature interview with collage artist Marcel Terrani was originally published for CONTRA, a lifestyle magazine chronicling the latest ideas in music, fashion, art and design.
In January of 2011 I interviewed Morgan Waters of Sweet Thing for CONTRA Magazine.
Move over, Banksy. Street art has a new bad boy.
Polly Scattergood composed her first song at the age of four. Since then, she’s written more than eight hundred songs, including “Please Don’t Touch,” which was named record of the week on the Steve Lamacq show.
Axis of Awesome is touring the UK making the case that writing a pop song is dead easy.
Recently, I’ve been listening to a lot of fabulous female musicians: Regina Spektor, Florence + the Machine, Ida Maria. Add Diane Cluck to that list.
Black Dub debuted in America in October of 2009 at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, and since then, the band has been making international sound waves.
Despite Mumford & Sons’ multiple nominations for Grammy Awards in December 2010, the London-based band is still not a household name. But not for long.
As a female Canadian artist, Angela Grossmann feels twice removed from any type of cultural centre, and her work boldly expresses the liminality of identity in the modern Canadian context.
In this post for CONTRA, I look at a Stockholm-based project “The Fun Theory,” a project dedicated to the concept that something as simple as fun is the easiest way to change people’s behaviour for the better.
Dana Lee is a Canadian-born designer whose making waves in New York fashion circles for her effortlessly cool menswear collections.
Professor Denis Rancourt’s fight to give every student in his University of Ottawa an A+ has been both celebrated and vilified. Amid the controversy and lawsuits, there’s a serious discussion underway about radically rethinking how students learn. A feature for THIS Magazine.
This feature was originally developed in a literary non-fiction honours course with Professor Julia Creet, who was the English Chair of York University at the time. It was submitted to and published by MacMedia Magazine, one of York’s student newspapers. It is my first published feature.