Tristan is the senior editor at a magazine for physicians called the Medical Post. There he also writes, mostly about politics, medical ethics, books, technology, and a range of other professional issues he can't quite categorize.
He's also written for other publications including Beside, Pacific Standard, This, Sharp, and the Bay Street Bull.
He's written about quantum computers, pyramid schemes, cults, and social engineering. In other essays and features he's written about rodeos, surfing and boxing.
In 2019, he won two silver business-to-business National Magazine Awards for features he wrote in the Medical Post, which was also nominated for magazine of the year. The same year, one of his stories was also nominated for a SABEW award. In 2016, he won silver at the Canadian Business Media Awards for best news coverage.
He graduated with high honours from Carleton University's journalism program in 2013.