I am a writer. I love words and the relationships between them. Language seduces me and I love the smell of books, I love the feel of words as I shape images with them, and allow them--in turn--to shape me.
Sometimes, I take pictures.
Favourite Visual Artist
Too many to name
Solaris (the Russian Version) Star Wars: episodes IV, and V, and many, many more...
Favourite TV Shows
Battlestar Galactica, the reimagined version
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Dead Can Dance, Lisa Gerrard, Bear McCreary, Michael Giaccino, and nearly a zillion more
The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, by Milan Kundera, Dhalgren, by Samuel R. Delany, Beloved, by Toni Morrison, The City and the City, and Embassytown, Perdido Street Station, The Scar, all by China Mieville...lots of other books and authors too...
China Mieville, Samuel R. Delany, Toni Morrison, William Gibson, Milan Kundera, Ivan Klima, Maxine Hong-Kingston, Michael Ondaatje, Jumpa Lahiri, Clarise Lispector, James Baldwin, Ursula K. LeGuin, The Russian Greats...and many more...
Favourite Gaming Platform
Tools of the Trade
pens and paper, a computer
photography, digital art, insects, amateur anthropology, amateur linguistics, cute guys, beautiful women, food