Category: Books

Frog Hollow Press is publishing my one act play One Year After as part of their ongoing New Brunswick Chapbook series. You can get yourself a tasty copy right here   Read more →

Koyama Press is publishing this wondrous survey of Fiona Smyth’s decades of delicious art! I have an essay in the book, and I am most proud. Read more →

New book!!

My new book, Bright Eyed: Insomnia and its Cultures, is now available everywhere. Click HERE to buy! People are talking about it Read more →


Toronto Noir (anthology) Akashic Books, 2008. Toronto Noir (anthology) Akashic Books,
Spells. ECW Press. 2003. Spells. ECW Press. 2003.
victorymeat Victory Meat: New Fiction From Atlantic Canada (anthology). Random House Canada.
notebooks The Notebooks (anthology). Random House Canada.
journeyprize2000 The Journey Prize Anthology. McClelland & Stewart.
carnalnation Carnal Nation (anthology). Arsenal Pulp Press.
Amend (art catalogue). Art Centre of Clarington. 2000.
selfhelp Self Help (art catalogue). Mercer Union. 2000.
aquiltedheart_lrg A Quilted Heart. Insomniac Press.
contradictions Contra/Dictions: Queer Male Fiction (anthology). Arsenal Pulp Press. 1998.
ecstatic The Ecstatic Moment: The Best of Libido (anthology). Dell Books. 1997.


The Yoko Ono Project. Velvet Touch 4/Broken Jaw Press. 2002. Singapore. Velvet Touch 3/Broken Jaw Press. Avoidance Tactics. Velvet Touch 2/Broken Jaw Press. Cheez 100: A Fiona Smyth Art Book. Peddler Press.   Bathory. Velvet Touch 1/Broken Jaw Press. Read more →



I have an essay in this beautiful collection of Janieta Eyre’s works. Buy it for the pictures.
Lorna Mills' AT PLAY IN THE FIELDS OF THE LORD ‘Flickering Formalism: The Art of Lorna Mills’ in the catalog flip book for Lorna Mills’ exhibition of “AT PLAY IN THE FIELDS OF THE LORD” 2015.
12027745_881556845272233_221941581269935465_n Strange Victory, Strange Defeat
Published by the Leo Kuelbs Collection ( NYC, Berlin ) 2015.
Compulsive Acts: Essays, Interviews, Reflections on the Works of Sky Gilbert. Guernica Editions. 2014. Compulsive Acts: Essays, Interviews, Reflections on the Works of Sky Gilbert. Guernica Editions. 2014.
Arcana, art catalogue, from Archive Kabinett , Berlin Arcana, art catalogue, from Archive Kabinett , Berlin
berlin New Berlin Painters 3, art catalogue, from New Berlin Painters
comparedtohitler Compared To Hitler: Selected Essays — Tightrope Books (click image for full pdf of cover)
vaughan_este Silly Damned Thing Anyhow (Drew Simpson art catalogue). Galerie D’Este, Montreal.
Barton For The Boy With The Eyes Of The Virgin by John Barton. Introduction by RM Vaughan
forrestall William Forrestall: Objects for Study Drawings, paintings, & meditations by William Forrestall. Foreword by RM Vaughan
wildtame Wild/Tame, an art catalogue, published by the Art Gallery of Peterborough.
midlifeshelf Mid-Life/Shelf Life (art catalogue). V Tape, Toronto. 2010.
andyFabo Ando Fabo: Retrospective (art catalogue). Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art. 2009
razorBeam Matt Crookshank: Razor Beam (art catalogue). Published by Skew Gallery, Calgary & Museo de la Ciudad, Queretaro, Mexico.
secondPersonQueer Second Person Queer. Arsenal Pulp Press. 2009.
abrams John Abrams: Cinema Vernis (art catalogue). McMaster Museum of Art. 2008.
mitchrobertson Mitch Robertson: S & P 100 (art catalogue/CD-ROM). Koffler Gallery, Toronto. 2007.
julievoyce Julie Voyce: Paste-Up. (art catalogue) Thom Thomson & Southern Albert Art Gallery. 2007.
stateofarts The State of the Arts. (essay/art project). Coach House Books. 2006.
reversedcities Reversed Cities: Francesco Pignatelli (art catalogue). Prima-Fila/SPIN Gallery. 2005.
Marks & Concessions (art catalogue). Robert McLaughlin Gallery. Oshawa, Ontario. 2005.
sinbad Sinbad In The Rented World (art catalogue). Art Gallery of York University. 2004.
Shore/Lines (art catalogue). MacLaren Art Centre. Barrie, Ontario. 2003.
Somnambulist Wake: Fiona Smyth (art catalogue). Open 2002. Venice, Italy. 2002.
Motherhood (art catalogue). Christopher Cutts Gallery. Toronto. 2002.
Alcools (art catalogue). Sadye Bronfman Centre. Montreal. 2001.
2000words 2000 Words: Musings on the Medium (art catalogue). Gallery TPW. Toronto. 2000.
Restless Requiem: Catherine Hale’s Seductive Altars (art catalogue). UNB Press. 1998.
The Bank of Symbiosis (art catalogue). Symbiosis Collective. 1998.
DISCovering Authors: Canadian Series (CD Rom). Gale Research. 1996.
paintedtainted Painted, Tainted, Sainted (introductory essay). PUC Press. 1996.
Symbiosis: The Clinic (art catalogue). Symbiosis Collective. 1995.
semiotexte Semiotext(e) CANADAS (anthology). Semiotext(e) Publications. 1994.
William Forrestall’s (Muted) Cornucopia (art catalogue). Studio 21. 1992.