Remembering a departed friend
Graeme Burk is a freelance writer, wit, bon vivant and man about town. He is the author of the ECW Press book, Who is the Doctor. Over the past ten years he has written for (and edited) a number of small press magazines and websites. He has had short stories published by the BBC and has been a finalist for a Writers Guild of Canada award for new screenwriters.
This site is devoted to Graeme's writing and includes his column, which is published on an occasional basis.
February 20, 2009
July 31, 2006
My time in a job where I had no clue what I was doing, I held my office-mates in utter contempt and I chatted up my manager.
July 23, 2006
My ever-evolving relationship with my favourite musician, Bruce Cockburn.
April 30, 2006
An idyllic playground with a giant tree, teachers called ‘Ms.’ and teachers who were gay, and a performance of Hamlet without knowing it was such
January 01, 2006
December 23, 2005
Why I love the secular celebration of Christmas
November 30, 2005
Test your skills in Canadian realpolitik
October 30, 2005
All I know is that in retelling the story of knowing Bob, I find certain things about it suspicious in ways that never occurred to me when I was younger
October 10, 2005
Thoughts from Thanksgiving weekend, 2020
October 02, 2005
In hiring processes, like gambling, the house always wins; but the house shouldn’t be rigged, either
September 29, 2005
How a mouse, a grieving taxi driver and someone from high school prevented last week’s column from happening
September 12, 2005
Hey kids! It’s the Gem Geek or Rare Bug Rant-a-Day calendar!
August 31, 2005
An ode to that essential accessory of adolescence in the ‘70s and ‘80s…the Adidas bag.
August 15, 2005
The phenomenon where a TV series with a great first season goes disastrously wrong the following year
August 07, 2005
Why John Irving is my favourite novelist