Tag Archives: Geist

November 21

“The Great Wall of Montreal”

The current issue of Geist features my essay about the l’Acadie fence that stands between Montreal’s Parc-Extension neighborhood and the Town of Mount Royal. TMR erected the fence in 1960 to protect the Town’s children from traffic onĀ  the newly extended Boulevard l’Acadie. But since the fence stood between wealthy TMR and the working class […]

Two in progress; one under consideration

My residency is winding down, the Walls book is simmering in the proverbial bottom-drawer, and I am devoting most of my writing time to magazine projects. I have two pieces in progress now. I will be writing s feature about becoming a first-time father last Fall. The month before my son was was born, I […]

“Wall of Shame” goes digital

The digital version of the current Geist magazine is now up and running. My story about the Saharawi refugee camps, titled “Wall of Shame,” begins on page 53. The good people at Geist did a fantastic job with the layout. My work has never looked so pretty. This story has turned out to be rather […]