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I have started a few more projects when I should be finishing those that are nearing completion. This list exists partially to motivate me, but is also meant to explain how far I have to go.

Another project which is quite different than either a novel or an academic critical work, is a book which allows me to describe the pedagogical insight I have learned working with foreign students. I have tentatively titled it Teaching International Students.

I have been writing a series of essays about Covid-19 and the media, as well as the public reaction to the virus' spread. Although that book is still in its early days, I am working on it between my other projects.

I have recently started to compile a collection of essays about creative projects, writing, editing, and what I think about publishing.

One of my latest projects is Beringia: The Discovery of Two Continents. In this novel I tell the story of a father who runs out of bedtime stories to placate his daughter. Night time is the worst since her mother left, so he distracts her by telling a history of their ancestors and how they crossed the land bridge and found North and South America. I plan for the novel to cover the entire settlement of the Americas as well as give a précis of the archaeological marvels that are found there. As well, since the story is meant to encourage a girl to sleep, the tale of indigenous people's arrival and settlement is told in the broad strokes of grand adventure and awe-inspiring journeying.

I have been working on a collection of stories about Canada, in which I hope to build a narrative about specific cities and regions in the country. I expect Rain in the Cultural Desert will be a year or two in the writing.

Historiography and the Corrupted Archive: The Postmodern Text, Fact and Confabulation is more of an academic work based on a talk that I gave, and undertakes to investigate and metaphorically figure how history, or a story, can be told when the archive has been deliberately corrupted or neglected for political purpose. This will likely be a longer project, and I am barely fifty pages into it. You can expect to hear more about it in a year or two.

I am still thinking about my book length explication of Jacques Lacan's enigmatic and evocative theory about the writteness of the self in my Jacques Lacan and Subjectivity.

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