Nicholas Camilleri

Nicholas Camilleri

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Author Since: 2013-05-25 16:33:48

Website: http://www.sweptmedia.ca

Bio: Graduate of Humber’s Print and Broadcast Journalism program, Nicholas Camilleri has always had an itching for telling stories. Camilleri specialized in print and design and has freelanced with the Brampton Guardian. With the belief that everyone has a story to tell, Camilleri began a literary collabrative as a means of providing a publishing space for creative young adults in the GTA. Sweptmedia. ca is that collabrative. Camilleri lives in a small Bramalea neighbourhood... for now.


Posts By Nicholas Camilleri:

Not throwing in the towel yet…

It was roughly two years ago when Swept went from being an idea to being an actual publication. When it all started, we had a bustling team of primarily literature...


Swept Magazine – December 2013

Despite a rocky schedule – Swept prevails This past month has been probably one of the busiest, most chaotic, and most overwhelming months of my life. In late November, I...


Travelling the Okanagan, the Coquihalla and British Columbia’s highway 3

The Coquihalla, Highway 5 and also known as the ‘highway thru hell’ is the highway connecting Hope-Princeton to the Fraser Canyon, and this past December, I got the chance to...


Q&A with Toronto’s Cree poet Greg Loon a.k.a. The Red Skin Poet

#1) Have you always been a resident of Toronto? I was born in Moose Factory, Ontario – in the northern region of the James Bay coastline. I grew up in...


It’s the song that never ends… It goes on and on my friends

After yesterday’s circus at Toronto City Hall, today the crazy train that is the Rob Ford saga continued after a laundry list of new allegations against the mayor surfaced. Ford...


Just a reminder – Swept is recruiting contributors!

This week the Swept team will be taking to the streets and spreading the word in the most traditional (though not the most eco-friendly) method, posters. Please take some time...


SWEPT ISSUE 2 IS OUT – BE SURE TO DOWNLOAD

Swept’s latest issue: subways, weed, guns and a little trip to California’s landmark in the desert, Salvation Mountain. SWEPT Issue 2 Volume 1 2013 – PDF download In today’s age...


Technology made me literate

I was never a big reader as a child. I think I finished my first novel in grade six and if it weren’t for the Ritalin, I doubt that I...


Swept gets some recognition from Toronto author J.W. Patten

J.W. Patten took some time this week to write some kind words about Swept. The author of Darker Than, wrote this on his website this week: “The world is a...


Highway of the Homeless: Part one

It was late August when the perfect day arose to get my ass off the computer chair and meet one of these highway dwellers. I had the idea for the...


SWEPT MAGAZINE – ISSUE 1, VOLUME 1 SEPT. 2013

DOWNLOAD FOR FREE!!! Swept’s first official digital magazine is out! Download your PDF now! App will launch soon! Entering J-school, I was so sold on the whole reporter bit. Notepads,...


A sample from our first official magazine.

Our first official magazine is nearly complete and will be available Monday, Sept. 30. Here is another sample of poetry from our first issue.  ...


Temp agencies give employers unfair advantage

Employment agencies are a scam. If you’ve ever been out of work and looking for a labour job, you will know exactly what I mean. Newspapers are riddled with ads...


Welcome to Brampton: home of Ontario’s worst drivers

Are bad drivers simply cynical, completely ignorant, or just plain lazy? Either way, Brampton is home to Ontario’s worst. Do you like action movies? Then you will love the streets...


The baby boomers are going to retire…right?

As a college student, I thought I had it all figured out. I’m going to graduate, screw around for a few years and watch as all the baby boomers cash...


Scrapping Revenue in Peel Region

Somewhere in Peel Region, the vultures of the salvage world slowly trail along in residential neighbourhoods on garbage night. Upon a brief observation, you may assume they’re looking to abduct...


Chewing the fat: addressing our growing waist lines

In October 2012, doctors in Ontario called for a new plan to address the province’s obesity problem. The plan isn’t just a barrage of TV ads to persuade you into...