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Posts tagged ‘Berlin’

Gail is a Punk

What happens when an eccentric Australian poet decamps to Berlin with an inheritance from her right-wing aunt? That’s the premise of my new story, “Gail is  Punk”, out now in Grain magazine. Read more


The Berlin Project

Twenty-five years ago, The Berlin Wall came down. To mark the anniversary, Descant magazine has curated The Berlin Project, a packed special issue “exploring the streets and squares of Berlin through the eyes of over twenty-five notable writers and thinkers”. Read more

Currently Living…one year later.

This month my blog turns one year old. Happy birthday, blog. I wanted to take this opportunity to look back and reflect on what’s come to pass in the last twelve months on Currently Living. Read more

“When We Die” forthcoming in Descant

Story tackles gay history during Nazi era

I found out recently that my story “When We Die” will be published in Descant magazine’s upcoming special issue on Berlin. “When We Die” is one of several stories I wrote while living in Berlin last spring during a fairly intense creative period. It’s one of the longer stories I’ve written, coming in at just under 8000 words, and weaves together the narratives of a Canadian in Berlin, his partner (a historian researching Nazi atrocities against gay men before and during the Holocaust), and a mysterious German researcher. Read more