Short Pieces


Now and then I’m asked to write a lecture or a feature piece, and I’ve gathered my favourites here.  I also sometimes write on a subject close to my heart – fragrance, climate change, the history versus fiction debate and other subjects.  I’ve added some of those pieces here too. I hope you find them interesting.

Thanks for Not Wearing Fragrance

A Short History of Coal

Artists and Climate Change

Two Interviews

Indigenous Literacy Project

David Scott Mitchell Memorial Lecture


Unsettling the Settler

Facts and Fiction