News & Events


Podcast Appearances

Mark was interviewed for The Forbidden Apple, a podcast based in New York City that explores the complex relationship between queer people and religion.

Mark was featured on LGBT Stories, a podcast based in L.A that that aims to illuminate the intimate lives of LGBTQ peolple as way to light a path toward acceptance among all people.

Media Coverage

Mark was included in a CBC News Toronto featured called Proud to Shine, which celebrated people making a difference in Pride month.

Mark's deeply personal essay "Scar Tissue", was published by OutWrite, the official queer newsmagazine of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).

Mark was profiled in The Queen's Journal at Queen's University.

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Interview on The Foul Monkeys a LGBT podcast based in Chigaco with a delightfully deviant gay ginger duo that entertain, titillate, and scandalize your ears with their thoughts, opinions, and adventures.


PAST EVENTS

December 7 & 8, 2019
Pink Market - Pink XMAS 2019
The 519, Ballroom
Visit the Mark Julien Illustration booth at Pink XMAS 2019!
Toronto’s oldest and largest queer craft event, Pink Market aims to give queer creators from Toronto and across Canada a platform for their work, connecting them to members of the public as well as fostering a community of LGBTQ artists and makers.

November 22, 23, & 24, 2019
Naked Heart: An LGBT Festival of Words Toronto, ON
Mark Julien will be doing a reading!
Founded in October 2015, Naked Heart is already the largest and most diverse LGBTQ literary festival in the world, with a vision to establish a yearly Canadian LGBTQ literary festival that amplifies love, language & freedom.

Sunday, September 22, 2019
Word on the Street Toronto Book & Magazine Festival
Location: Harbourfront Centre
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mark will be in booth 322A at the 30th anniversary edition of Canada's largest annual book and magazine festival!

July 10 - 14, 2019
Artist-in-Residence
Camp fYrefly Trent University, Peterborough ON
Mark was proud to be the artist-in-residence at Camp fYrefly, Canada's only national leadership retreat for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified, two-spirited, intersexed, queer, questioning, and allied youth. Founded in 2004, the camp is designed to help youth develop the leadership skills and personal resiliency necessary for them to become agents for positive change in their schools, families, and communities.

June 30, 2019
Flamingo Market
Location: Buddies In Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander St, Toronto, ON
Mark had a booth at Toronto's first independent bi-monthly LGBTQ2SIA+ market, Flamingo Market. This market features, promotes and fosters the diverse small business and artisan talent that the LGBTQ2SIA+ community has to offer.

Saurday, December 8 & Sunday, December 9, 2018
Pink Market XMAS
Location: The 519 Church Street Community Centre (The 519), Toronto
Mark Julien had a table at Pink Market XMAS, a queer craft | fashion | art | lit fair for queer creators from Toronto and across Canada.

October 18, 2018
Kingston, Ontario
Mark gave a talk as a part of the Artist in Community Education Anniverary Retrospective at Queen's University.

August 26, 2018
Glad Day Bookshop Toronto, ON
Mark gave a talk and signed books at the official book launch of Justin Case and the Closet Monster at Glad Day Bookshop, the world's oldest LGBTQ bookstore.

August 6, 2018
Pegasus on Church Toronto, ON
Mark previewed Justin Case and the Closet Monster with an exhibit and artist meet-and-greet at Pegasus, a longstanding bar in Toronto's Gay Village.