Professional Writers Association of Canada - National writers association, based in
Toronto with provincial chapters. I have been a Professional Member, Victoria chapter,
since September 2010.
of BC Writers - Provincial writers association based
have been a member since February 2008.
British Columbia Association of Travel Writers - Provincial travel writers association based in Burnaby. I have been a member since May 2011.
DeSign of the Dog - Vancouver design company run
by Ariane Behrend, responsible for building
this beautiful website, the photography within, and also designing
|SELECTED CLIENTS & EMPLOYERS:
Folk Radio UK - British webzine/radio station dedicated mainly to folk music, but also
including independent releases related to that genre: Freelance contributor from July 2015 to present.
BeatRoute - Calgary and Vancouver-published magazine, concentrating primarily
on music content: Freelance contributor from August 2011 to present.
One Publishing - Based in Victoria, BC, Page One produced Harbour Air Magazine
and still publishes British Columbia Magazine, plus a range of tourism guides
amongst many titles.
Navigator - Vancouver Island University student newspaper:
Freelance contributor on
behalf of CHLY
from April 2008.
EyesOnBC Magazine - Bowser, BC-based magazine, formerly known as The Beacon.
Contributor of assigned and pitched articles from August 2007 to October 2019.
The Source - Brighton, UK, magazine, now known as The Brighton Source and online only
from February 2014. I was a contributor of music-oriented material and occasional
features from 1998 to 2006.
Guides - Publishers, Brighton, UK: I contributed
to and edited the music section of
The Cheeky Guide to Brighton: Fourth Edition (2006).
INTERVIEW, FEATURE & REVIEW SUBJECTS (plus associated):
The Blue Owl B&B - Feature subject for More Living magazine.
Walker - Feature subject for More
Living magazine. I also produced a
foreword for the 2010 edition of Walker's Form & Function
Spirit Spheres - Feature subject for More Living
Music - Publicity and artist management company run
Ken Beattie: Interview subject for Comes with a Smile.
"Prince" Billy - Feature subject, L.U.V.
PRESS RELEASES & ONE-SHEET CLIENTS:
Roberts Hall - Nanaimo folk-rock duo: Publicity materials, 2015 - 2018
Mr. Goshness - Nanaimo progressive pop band: Publicity materials, 2014
Top Men - Nanaimo "gentlemen's techno" band: Publicity materials, 2014
The Hermit's Music - Nanaimo-based record label and community of likeminded,
principally acoustic musicians: Publicity materials, 2013, 2016
Moths & Locusts - Nanaimo psychedelic rock band: Publicity materials, 2013, 2016, 2017
Buckman Coe - Vancouver singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and
sociopolitical/environmental activist: Publicity materials, 2012
Fabrizio Paterlini - Neoclassical composer/pianist from Mantua, Italy: One-sheet/online
James McRae - Nanaimo jazz musician: Publicity materials, 2009, 2011, 2018
Belinda Bruce - Vancouver singer-songwriter: Biography, 2007