Category Archives: Coach House

Leaving the House

Almost immediately after the New Year, I announced that I was leaving my longtime position as publicist of Coach House Books. By the time I depart – likely late February / early March – I’ll have been the publicist at Coach House for nearly eight years. That’s actually one-sixth of Coach House’s existence and one-fourth [...]

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Revisions = in

The site has been a bit silent lately, but it’s only because I’ve had my head down, working on the revisions to The Dead Kid Detective Agency 2: Secret of the Ooze (title pending). For a few weeks, I did little else besides work at Coach House, come home and revise. But I’m feeling very [...]

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Dull man featured on Toronto Guardian

It’s been a week of good news. On Thursday, I was featured on the new website, the Toronto Guardian, in the ‘Image Seeks Words‘ column. The column focuses on illustrators, comic book makers, designers and all others who pair words and images together.
Talented writer (and author of DOOM: Love Poems for Supervillains) Natalie Zina Walschots asked [...]

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Dead Kid # 2 in the can, DOOM off the presses!

At times, it seemed it was impossible, but the second manuscript of The Dead Kid Detective Agency, tentatively titled Dial ‘M’ for Morna, is complete!
Well, not quite. I’ve handed in the manuscript to ECW Press. Most of the editorial process is still ahead, and while I think the book is in pretty good shape, I’m [...]

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