And here’s a selection of my published work:
Brazil ballot: Scores of foreigners run for office in local elections – Some 1,450 non-natives are in a race for city council posts, including mayor, in South America’s growing nation of immigrants.
Brazil transport: Mind the gap (PHOTOS) — Brazil’s overloaded infrastructure desperately needs an upgrade. Will the fixes come in time for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics?
Brazil’s anti-poverty plan threatened by global slump — The country struggles to make the most of its recent economic boom.
Brazil gets tough on foreign companies — The move has irked foreign investors — will they stay and pay, or take off?
Você fala inglês, Brasil? – Brazil learns to speak English: Along with the World Cup and the Olympics, English is coming to the Portuguese nation.
The Globe and Mail
The Brazil B-school connection — An interview with Alfred Jaeger, Associate Professor of Organizational Behaviour at McGill University, on what it means for Canada that the country sent 30 university presidents to Brazil on an “international education mission.”
I’ll give you an artist for an engineer: entrepreneurial bartering — A feature about Brazilian stop-motion animation studio Animaking, part of the New Pioneers series.
I wrote a little story about Brazilian tribute bands called Waxing Brazilian. You’ll have to buy a copy of the March 2011 issue to read it, though.
Southern Exposure — A photographic walking tour of São Paulo’s Toronto City Park.
Designer Profile: Ronaldo Fraga — Introducing Brazil’s top talent.
Time Out São Paulo
I’ve written plenty for this magazine, but you’ll have to pick up an issue to read my work. (I’m also a contributing editor for the magazine and its site.)
Septums, Nostrils, Ear and Lips — Exploring the cultural appropriation of facial piercings.
A What-Book? — Everything you need to know about eBooks — from reading a novel to getting your literary masterpiece published.
São Paulo Fashion Week blogs:
Arctic Monkeys Discuss Next Album Backstage at Lollapalooza Brazil — Video interview.
The Luyas Find Lyrical Inspiration From Being “Lost in the Universe” — NXNE 2011 Preview.
No Joy Give Shout Out to New Buds Best Coast, Ponder “Blogosphere” — NXNE 2011 Preview.
Art Brut’s Eddie Argos Shares the Secrets Behind His Painted Postcards — NXNE 2011 Preview.
R.G. Morrison Make Nice With Zeus, Bring UK Folk to CMW — CMW 2011 Preview.
Hot Panda Hawk Hot Sauce at Canadian Music Week — CMW 2011 Preview.
Mother Mother Find Their “Eureka” Moment — CMW 2011 Preview.
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs Hates “Trendy” Acts — Top 100 Acts at SXSW 2011.
Cut Copy Take Zonoscope Leak as Compliment — Australia’s Cut Copy talk about their new album and tour.
Cadence Weapon Readies “Existential Rap Album” Roquentin — More about Cadence Weapon’s upcoming album.
Cadence Weapon Pushes Poetry on the Hip-Hop Generation — Rollie Pemberton talks about his role as Edmonton’s Poet Laureate.
Cadence Weapon’s Tron Mixtape Spoofs Mixtapes, Not Tron — News about the Edmonton rapper’s release, Tron Legacy: The Mixtape.
Alanna Stuart’s not-so fairy tale beginnings — The Canadian dancehall and indie maven finds her voice, despite some false starts.
Ryerson Review of Journalism
Trouble is His Business — Feature from the Spring 2010 issue: A look into the world of investigative journalist Julian Sher.
The Canadian Angle — Online feature: A look back at the life of Canadian photojournalist Tom Hanson.
Community Living — Cover story: A profile of Toronto indie darlings Ohbijou.
Points: The Coast — Front-of-book feature.
Shoe Business — Main music section feature: A 60-year retrospective of Toronto’s Horseshoe Tavern and its anniversary celebration with Joel Plaskett.
Two Hours Traffic get schooled in the art of pop by an expert faculty, from Joel Plaskett to Nick Lowe — Main music section feature.
Interview: Shout Out Louds — Q&A with the Swedish band.
Matt Costa’s face might be slightly more familiar soon — News story about singer Matt Costa.
Protest the Hero talk Silverstein fan haircuts and triangles — Feature from the March 2008 issue.
Will Currie and the Country French put their trust in Sloan’s Jay Ferguson — News story about label Murderecords.
Anti-Flag use tragedy to inspire EP and next album — News story about band Anti-Flag.