Walter Lai is a PhD student in the joint Communication and Culture graduate program with Ryerson and York Universities (2014-2018). Walter holds an MA from Ryerson’s Literatures of Modernity program (2012) and a BA Honours in English from the University of Toronto Scarborough (2011). Walter’s research interests include trauma and illness studies, life writing and (auto-)biography, as well as comics studies. In addition to his scholarly work, Walter is a creative writer associated with the Creative Organization of Writers. At the MLC Research Centre, he is involved in researching areas in life-writing and history with focus on World War I.
Lai, Walter. “The Comic Book as a Work of Art – A Case of David Mack’s Kabuki: The Alchemy.” International Journal of Comic Art. Fall 2013. 749-64.
Lai, Walter. “Crisis on Infinite Earths.” Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Heroes and Superheroes. Ed. Bart H. Beaty and Stephen Weiner. 2 vols. Massachusetts: Salem Press, 2012. 190-94.