Monthly Archives: January 2015


Photo: Aurora Darwin

Photo: Aurora Darwin

I’ve been accepted as a contributor an anthology about colonialism in Canada. My experience as a member of The Peel Project certainly brought about my “lightbulb moment”, as editor Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail calls it, an experience that bought aboriginal-settler relations into sharp focus for me. I’m thrilled to get the chance to contribute an essay to this anthology! More details soon.

John Vaillant turns his attention to fiction with The Jaguar’s Children

I have a new book review in the Globe and Mail today, John Vaillant’s The Jaguar’s Children.

As a fellow Vancouverite, I can tell you Vaillant also walks the walk; he was out on Burnaby Mountain in late November protesting the Trans Mountain pipeline. As a matter of fact, when I was introduced to his work, I misread his name as Valiant and thought: Well, that’s appropriate. His work is fearless and full of heart.

Read more here.