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Canadian Digital Publishing Awards

I’ve been nominated for two Canadian Digital Publishing Awards in the category of Best Blog or Online Column. The first is for my writing at The Walrus, the second for my baseball blogging over at Torontoist.You can read more about the awards here.

Canadian Online Publishing Awards

Drinking With Men Who Are Not Russell Smith ( has been nominated in the category of Best Article in the Canadian Online Publishing Awards.

Because I have more perspective now, I wonder if I am not complicit because I write fervently about sex and sexuality, because I speak the language of innuendo, because I roll eyes […]

Alcuin Society includes Fear of Fighting as best-designed book of 2008

Alcuin Society picks best-designed books of 2008
The Alcuin Society has announced the winners of its 27th annual Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada. The judges, Frank Newfeld, Alan Stein, and E.A. Hobart (Zab), selected 32 winning titles from 233 entries, 7 provinces, and 89 publishers. In some categories, the judges chose to award […]

Fear of Fighting Nominated For The Expozine Alternative Press Award

This year’s Expozine Alternative Press Awards Gala will be held at Casa del Popolo, 4873 boul. St-Laurent, on Tuesday, March 3, 2009 from 8 to 10 p.m., free admission, followed by a DJ set. Six prizes will be awarded (three in English and three in French), recognizing the best book, comic and zine sold at […]

Be Good makes the Relit Award Longlist

Be Good somehow managed to crack the ReLit Award Longlist. There’s some really talented intimidating heavy-hitters on that list. So thrilled, amazed and stunned? Yes.

First Person Queer wins a Lambda!

First Person Queer, edited by Richard Labonte and Lawrence Schimel (and featuring my essay The Straight Girl at the Party) won a prestigious Lambda Literary Award for best LGBT anthology last night at the 20th annual awards in West Hollywood. I wanted to congratulate and thank all of the amazing contributors to the anthology, and […]