Instudio magazine...

 Photo by Dylan Toombs

Photo by Dylan Toombs

...is a biannual magazine I founded, produce and edit for Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. It explores the artists, programs and events that take place at the Centre, and is distributed throughout Alberta and other select markets. You can read a digital copy of the latest issue here. The magazine has covered some of the following Canadian and international artists and leaders:

  • Governor General's Award and Giller Prize winner Madeleine Thien
  • Art Gallery of Ontario's Canadian and Indigenous Art Curator Wanda Nanibush
  • Opera singer Measha Brueggergosman
  • A Tribe Called Red's Bear Witness
  • Radio host Jonathan Goldstein
  • Artist Rebecca Belmore
  • Poet Ocean Vuong

Selected Freelance Stories...

 Illustration by Rebecca Hendin, created to accompany my essay, "A Predator I Can Understand"

Illustration by Rebecca Hendin, created to accompany my essay, "A Predator I Can Understand"

Essays...

A MENTAL SPRING CLEANING, POST-BREAKUP, New York Magazine's The Cut

PREDATORS, BOTH MAN AND ANIMAL, BuzzFeed Reader, included on an international list of must-read essays, 2016

CONTEMPLATING THE 10-YEAR HIGH SCHOOL REUNION (SAD Mag issue no. 20/21, High School)

Arts...

OCEAN VUONG ON WHY READING WILL ALWAYS BE A POLITICAL ACT

MADELEINE THIEN ON THE PROCESS BEHIND HER PRIZE-WINNING NOVEL

WORDS AREN'T LOST IN TRANSLATION—TRANSLATORS ARE

HOW RICHARD REED PARRY CREATES NEW MUSIC

BILLY-RAY BELCOURT ON POETRY AS PROTEST

THE INDIGENOUS CULTURAL ADVISOR FOR THE REVENANT

THESE ARTISTS BUILT A GIANT, INTERACTIVE SPACESHIP

VISUAL ARTIST MARK CLINTBERG ON STILL LIFE

SINGER-SONGWRITER KATHLEEN EDWARDS MAKES IT WORK

Business...

WHEN POPULARITY PAYS

ONLINE SHOP VS. STOREFRONT: WHAT'S THE BEST OPTION FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

THE THREE-DAY WORK WEEK

WHAT TO ASK YOURSELF BEFORE YOU QUIT YOUR DAY JOB

EXPIRING AIR MILES AND CUSTOMER SERVICE

HOW SMALL BUSINESSES WILL BE AFFECTED BY BUDGET 2016

Science + Nature...

THE SECRET LIFE OF OWLS: LIFE WITH ALICE, A GREAT HORNED OWL

THE GREAT INDOORS: MEET YOUR HOUSEMATES—A COMMUNITY OF INSECTS

Newsy...

CANADIANS UNJUSTLY IMPRISONED ABROAD

WALKING IN THE STEPS OF YOUR ANCESTORS

WHAT THIS AUTHOR THINKS THE LIBERALS COULD DO FOR THE NORTH

TORONTO SEXUAL ASSAULT PROTESTS

Columns...

ADDICTED TO BINGE-WATCHING

EDITING WIKIPEDIA FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

THE DANGER OF EVERYDAY SEXISM

WOMEN TAKING UP SPACE AT THE GYM

YOU'RE DOING KEGELS WRONG

PRIASE AND PLAGIARISM

Entertainment...

RICKY GERVAIS' NETFLIX ORIGINAL

LENA DUNHAM'S BOOK LAUNCH

WANDA SYKES' STAND UP ROUTINE

A$AP FERG'S SOLO ALBUM