​Post Archive

  • 14 September, 2017

    I'm going to be cranking the Weakerthans in the next couple of weeks in honour of my first appearance at Thin Air, Winnipeg's writer's festival. They have me doing an afternoon book chat at McNally Robinson (the bookstore I like to do any online ordering from so I am not

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  • 19 June, 2017

    Naturally, I google “Anne Fleming” + “The Goat” whenever I am bored, in much the same way my kid used to do a little dance in front of me, waving arms and saying, “Attention! Attention! Attention!” The pay-off is mention of The Goat on lovely peoples’ blogs. Like Leslie Vermeer’s

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  • 1 March, 2017

    When I was six, I loved to sing Edelweiss. I loved the ladder of arpeggio Edelweissing up and Edelweissing down. I loved the hint of melancholy in the downward Edelweiss and the bright burst of cheerfulness in the blossom of snow. I loved that the song professed love for a

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  • 20 July, 2016

    As an undergraduate at the University of Waterloo, I showed a story I had written to writer-in-residence Gregory Cook. It was called “The Happy Punker Does His Laundry.” Can you guess what happened? A happy punker did his laundry. Also helped a woman in the laundromat give birth and made

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  • 6 May, 2016

    Vancouver poemw Book Launch May 18, 7 pm Our Town Café, Broadway & Kingsway We're back at Our Town for the Vancouver launch of poemw. Remember the Gay Dwarves launch? So much fun! This time I'm planning special guest readers, typewriters with poems you can add a line to, a

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