"10PM on Channel 22" The Puritan, 35 Fall 2016

"Just Tourists" Broken Pencil, 70 Winter 2016

"The Dead and The Dying" THIS Magazine, January/February 2016

"Haribo" Little Brother Magazine, 6

"The End of The Odyssey" Condensed to Flash: World Classics

"Six Sweet Valley High Novels That Were Ghostwritten by Confucius" McSweeney's

"From the Diary of Detective Robert Faulks, June 14" Little Brother Magazine, 4

"Commercial Break" Little Brother Magazine, 2

"Dramatis Personae" NANO Fiction, 6.2

"Dovetailed Delusions" CBC Writes Autobiography Challenge (short-listed)


"Rambo of Green Gables" Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 The Town Crier

"Maliglutit Remakes the Western in Its Own Image" The Review @ TIFF

"Truth in Many Guises: The Films of Ossama Mohammed" The Review @ TIFF

"Action is Coming, I Promise You" Maisonneuve, Issue 60

"'Dark Souls 3' is an Alchemy of Beauty and Horror" Playboy

"It's Hunters vs Hunters in the Brutal New 'Bloodborne' Expansion" Playboy

"John Grisham, Moral Revolutionary" The Puritan

"I'm Not Allowed to Talk About It, But I Played 'Dark Souls 3'" Playboy

Visualeyez 2015 Festival Writer Latitude 53

"The Gospel According to Barley" Splitsider

"What Happens When The Simpsons Becomes Dad Humor?" Splitsider

"The Devolution of the Modern Kitchen" Hazlitt

"Nihilumbra" Kill Screen

"A Eulogy for Blockbuster" The Bygone Bureau

"Akaneiro: Demon Hunters" Kill Screen

"A Blog by Any Other Name" The Bygone Bureau

"The Undead Will Always Be There For You" The Bygone Bureau

"The Masterpiece and the Mouthbreather" Little Brother Magazine, 1

Games & Interactive Fiction:

"Exohistorian" Fermi Paradox Jam 2016

Lectures & Readings:

Oct 2016, Toronto, ON, Slackline Creative Art Series

July 2016, The 4 Poets, The 4 Poets Readings

Dec 2015, 8-11, A Night of Readings

Nov 2015, The Puritan, Black Friday 2015

Dec 2013, Trampoline Hall, "My Dad is Cooler than Me"

Oct 2013, University of Alabama, "NANO Fiction's 5 at 5"

Sept 2013, Toronto, ON, "Amazing New Stuff Reading Series"

Jan 2012, Queen's University, "Academic Integrity Round Table"

Television & Radio:

The Last Minute, CKWS

Soft-Boiled Detective Story, CFRC


"clever, riveting" The Globe and Mail

"extremely accurate and thought provoking" The Independent Mail

"the best thing I have read in a long time." Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer, author of the novels All The Broken Things, Perfecting, The Nettle Spinner, and the short story collection Way Up.

"*This guy's way too smart" Bruce Sterling, Hugo Award winning author and editor of the Mirrorshades anthology, via Twitter

"#Sweet" Eleanor Wachtel, host of CBC Radio's Writers & Company, via Twitter

"Cian Cruise handed HARIBO gummy bears to the audience and continually filled his mouth with gummy bears as he read his piece titled 'Haribo' during an October show." This Magazine

Interview: Five Questions with Cian Cruise NANO Fiction

"Then there's Cian Cruise, freshly film schooled, with the balls to compare Fellini to something animated called Shin Seiki Evangelion"Weird Canada

Big plans for Canada's new literary magazine, Little Brother Quill & Quire