Category Archives: zines

When I Was Metal (from Nightshift #5)

This piece originally appeared in Nightshift #5, a zine I co-produce with my girlfriend Abby Kashul. The physical zine has some sweet collage design elements and a bit more writing, so if you want to grip a copy leave your … Continue reading

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New chapbook kids, upcoming reading, notes

My new poetry chapbook kids with Toronto’s Hurtin’ Crüe Press is complete and available for purchase from their etsy store for a modest $2, or for $15 as part of a subscription pack including a number of back items and … Continue reading

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Broken Pencil review, Small Talk and other bits

Popping in to mention the folks at Broken Pencil were good enough to review a past issue of my zine, Nightshift. Cool! Of course, publicly posting the email address I use to manage the mountains of queries I get from … Continue reading

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An Alternative Ottawa Tour Guide (Or Some Things That Don’t Suck Here, from YOW! Zine)

Local zine linchpin Lily Pepper recently put together a compilation zine of writing by Ottawa writers about this selectively remarkable town; it’s called YOW! There’s a bitter/sober bit calling Ottawa a third-place city and comparing it to winning a set … Continue reading

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Nightshift #4 taster

I’m forever spending way too much time creating backgrounds for my zines which I then cover over completely with blocks of taped-on text. Here are a few of the weird collages I made for the new issue to give you … Continue reading

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My Fun Day at the Church of Scientology (from Nightshift #2)

The Ottawa Zinesters Read! event is coming up July 22 at Pressed, and I wanted to provide a little sample of my zine writing for those who haven’t picked up an issue of Nightshift (or Night Shift, I go back … Continue reading

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OZO! Zines #16: Brie – Booger Break

Booger Break Brie, 20 pages (buy here) If you enjoy flipping channels in the dead of night while zonked on sleeplessness and sugar, you’ll really dig this comic. Each page is a segment of a bizarro late night kids variety … Continue reading

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