RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Fiction

  • Paris Lit Up Magazine No. 9 (June 2022) "Stumble"

  • Bandit Fiction (September 18, 2021) “Adjustment”  Read it here

  • Echolocation (Vol 19, September 2021), “Cottage” 

  • The /temz/ Review, issue 10, January 2020, "Claims" Read it here

  • Twist in Time issue 6(November 1, 2019) “EverPoppy” Read it here

  • Black Dog Review #4, (July 15, 2019) “Flight Feathers”  Read it here

  • Shards, a flash fiction mini-chapbook (Coven Editions), October 2018.

  • "Fairy Tales for Survivors" in The New Quarterly, Number 145 (Winter 2018) .

Poetry

  • After… (July 28, 2022) “Summit”  Read it here

  • Poetry Pause, League of Canadian Poets (June 29, 2022): “The Sky is Unnatural” Read it here

  • The New Quarterly Number 162 (April 2022) “Rounds” 

  • Poem In Your Pocket Day, League of Canadian Poets (April 28, 2022) “Strange Scattered Year” 

  • Pinhole Poetry issue 1 (April 1, 2022) “Springing”  Read it here

  • Arc Poetry Magazine, issue 97 (Spring 2022) “Momentum” Read and listen to it here

  • Poetry Pause, League of Canadian Poets (February 24, 2022): “That Faraway Place”  Read it here

  • Height Chart Volume 2 (February 2022) “What We Looked For” Read it here

  • Qwerty (issue 44, Winter 2021) “Gullible” 

  • Sylvia Magazine (February 4, 2022) “Distance” Read it here

  • flo. Literary Magazine issue 1 (February 2022) “Zero Gravity” 

  • Poetry Pause, League of Canadian Poets, January 19, 2022, "Fade Out". Read it here

  • Pulp Literature blog, January 18, 2022, "Boudica's Gifts". Read it here

  • EX/POST Magazine Issue IV (January 4, 2022), “Pool”  Read it here

  • Blackbird Fall 2021 Vol 20, No 2, (December 2021) “Camel Hair Coat” and “Rocking Chair” Read them here and here

  • Madrigal volume iii, v: ensemble (December 2021) “Genevieve”  Read it here

  • White Wall Review (December 14, 2021) “The Build” and “rubbed smooth” Read them here and  here

  • Marvelous Verses Anthology (November 2021), Daily Drunk Magazine (“Sheila and I were DC Girls but Superman Never Flew Me Like the Silver Surfer Did”) 

  • Pulp Literature Issue 32 autumn 2021 (October 30, 2021) “Another True Account of the Nature of Grit and How It May Be Ascertained” Winner of the Magpie Poetry Prize; Nominated for a Pushcart Prize

  • Red Alder Review Issue No. 3 Fall/Winter 2021, “Rite” and two haiku Read them here

  • Contemporary Verse 2 (Vol 44, No 2, Fall 2021) “Conga Line” 

  • The Maynard Vol 14 No. 2 (October 15, 2021) “latchkey fragments” Read and listen here

  • Event issue 50/2 (Fall 2021): “Ken and Etta” and “Reflective in Itself” 

  • The Beauty of Being Elsewhere, John B. Lee (ed.), Hidden Brook Press (September 2021) “Building a Route” 

  • Cauldron Anthology (issue 13, July 2021) “Madonna of Bruges” Read the issue here

  • Bywords.ca (June 2021) “Denizen” 

  • Minola Review (issue 30, June 2021) “Amber” Read it here 

  • Voices de la Luna (Vol 13, No 3, May 2021) “Plastic Pieta” 

  • Freefall, (Vol XXXI, No 1, Spring 2021), “Wayfaring” 

  • Literary Review of Canada (Vol 29, No 4, May 2021) “Aubade” 

  • Chaudiere Books National Poetry Month blog (April 21, 2021) “Basket” Read it here

  • CP Quarterly issue #11, (April 2021), “Maneuver”  Read the issue here

  • Anti-Heroin Chic (April 2021) “Growth Rings”, “Hearting” and “Glaze” Read them here

  • Lit Quarterly 5 Winter 2021 (March 2021), “Noughts and Crosses" Read it here 

  • Dreich 3 Season 2 (March 2021) “Astray”, “Shaky Maggie” and “Honest Theft” Watch here

  • Literary Mama, March/April 2021 “Empath”  Read it here

  • Sheila-Na-Gig online Vol. 5.3 Spring 2021 (March 1, 2021) “Murmuration” Read it here 

  • n-o-b-o-d-y No. 2, Fall / Winter 2020 (February 2021) “Spoiler”, “Abbey” and “catch the drift” Read the issue here

  • long con magazine issue 6 (February 2021) “No blank space anywhere here” and “Heartstream”  Read them here

  • Red Skies anthology (February 2021), Splintered Disorders Press, “Recesses in the Moving Wall” 

  • Prairie Fire Volume 41, No. 4 (January 2021) “The whole tall world” and “Attentive” 

  • Evoking Awen” in Mookychick (January 1, 2021) Read it here

  • “Girl on a Hill” in Vox Viola Literary Magazine (issue 3 January 1, 2021) Read it here

  • “Spectral” in The Wild Word (issue #56, December 31, 2020) Read it here

  • “Wish List, 1985” in The Peter F. Yacht Club #29 (stay-at-home Edition) (December 2020) 

  • “Feathers” in Thimble Literary Magazine (Volume 3, No. 2, Winter 2020) Read it here

  • “Good and Valuable Consideration” in Capsule Stories (Winter 2020, December 1, 2020) 

  • “Return of the bones to the sea” in MORIA, (Issue 6, November 30, 2020) Read it here

  • “Pieta (triptych) in Ekphrastic Review (November 10, 2020)  Read it here

  • “North Star” in Ayaskala (November 6, 2020) Read it here

  • “Madonna of Bruges” in Ice Floe Press (November 4, 2020) Read it here

  • “Massive”, “Present Time” and “Icon” in Ottawater 16 (October 18, 2020) 

  • “Residue” in Black Bough: Deep Time vol 2 (Autumn 2020)

  • “Boudica’s Gifts” in Wine Cellar Press (October 2020) Read it here

  • “Ashen”, “Fade Out” and “Foil” in Floodlight (October 8, 2020) 

  • “Pegging Out Washing” in Best Canadian Poetry 2020, Marilyn Dumont (ed.), Biblioasis (September 2020)

  • “Mare”, “Agape” and “Chateau Grand-Jean” in Thorn Literary Magazine (Fall 2020, Vol 1, issue 3, Sept 19, 2020)  

  • “Hollow Promises” and “Strand” in The Red Alder Review issue 1 (September 8, 2020) Read it here

  • “Stone Solid” in Humana Obscura issue 1 (September 1, 2020) 

  • “Refractory” and “Disorderly in Mineral Lit Mag issue 4.2 (August 31, 2020) Read it here

  • Building a route" in Bywords, August 2020. 

  • “Endurance” and “Pieta (triptych)”  in Feral issue 3 (August 1, 2020) Read them here

  • “Half light” in Artis Natura  (July 26, 2020). 

  • “Outsider”, “Inhumed”, “Cover” in Cypress (July 9, 2020). Read them here

  • “Chrysalides” and “Lake List” in FEED Lit Magazine issue 1.12 (July 3, 2020).  

  • “Navigating Some Dworkin Maps” in Train: a poetry journal (June 8, 2020). Read it here

  • “We Knew” in Vallum Contemporary Poetry 17.1 (May 2020)

  • “Peccadillo” in The Peter F. Yacht Club #28 (VerseFest Edition) (March 2020)

  • “stick and pick: a classic duo” in The Litter I See Project (March 2020). Read it here

  • “Strange Scattered Year” in Parentheses Journal issue 8 (February 2020). Nominated for Best of the Net. Read it here 

Essays and Reviews

  • “From where does memory come?”: Review of  Milk of Amnesia by Danielle Janess for Arc Poetry Magazine (online September 25, 2021) Read it here.

  • "Reasonable Amount of Tenderness": Review of  rushes from the river disappointment by stephanie roberts for Canthius (February 2021) Read it here

  • "Lessons in Sorrow and Beauty:": Review of Folding Laundry on Judgement Day by Miller Adams for Arc Poetry Magazine (online November 30, 2020) Read it here

  • Review of beholden: a poem as long as the river by Rita Wong and Fred Wah for Canthius (October 2019) Read it here

  • My Writing Space", online exclusive for The New Quarterly, posted January 10, 2019. Read it here

  • Appreciation review of Whereas by Layli Long Soldier for Arc Poetry Magazine, issue  87 (Fall 2018)

  • "#100 rejections - more than enough?", guest blog for Rhoda Douglas (December 2018). Read it here

  • Review of My Year of Disappearance by Carole David (translated by Donald Winkler) for Canthius, July 2018  Read it here

  • "On the novella", guest blog for Gail Anderson-Dargatz (May 2018). 

  • "My (small press) writing day: the big stall", part of rob mclennan's "my (small press) writing day" series, March 15, 2018: Read it here

  • “On Writing and Wandering” in Ottawa Poetry Newsletter July 26, 2017: Read it here

OTHER WORK AVAILABLE ONLINE

In addition to the recent publications listed above, the following is a sample of older work available online.

  • “Arbutus” in Twist in Time, issue 6 (November 1, 2019) Read it here

  • "Where the bones are piled" in The Hellebore, issue 3 (September 17, 2019). Read it here.

  • “Brimstone”  in Nightingale & Sparrow, issue III, (August 16, 2019) Read it here

  • “Stumble” in River Heron Review issue 2.2, (August 3, 2019) Read it here 

  • “Churned by Surf to Softness” in Savant Garde issue 1 (July 16, 2019)  Read it here

  • “High Test” and “Old Acquaintance”, along with artist's statement. Medium Spotlight Series No. 39 (July 1, 2019) Read them here

  • “All I Am Dumb to Tell” in Rogue Agent issue 49 (April 1, 2019). Read it here.

  • "Webbed” in Harbor Review #2 (January 2019) Read it here.

  • Night Parings in Barren Magazine  (December 2018). Read it here.

  • “scorned as timber beloved of the sky” on talking about strawberries all of the time (October 2018). Read it here

  • "and the wind takes the boat" in Juniper, Issue 2:1, Summer 2018 Read it here

  • "Cresting' and "To Absolve the Sky of Complicity in Rain" in The  /tƐmz/ Review, Issue 3, Spring 2018. Read them here 

  • "Migrations" and "Preservation" in Canthius Literary Journal issue 02, May 2016: Listen to "Migrations" here.

  • "Wake" (poetry winner in  the Great Canadian Literary Hunt) in This Magazine, November 2011: Read it here 

  • "Momentum" (winner of the Diana Brebner Prize) in Arc Poetry Magazine 61, Winter 2009: Read it here

  • "Lyme Regis" (Reader's Choice, 2-day poem contest) in Contemporary Verse 2,  issue 36:2, Fall 2013: Read it here

  • "Rest Cure"  This Magazine , November 2011 (3rd place, fiction, in The Great Canadian Literary Hunt). Read it here

  • "Alice Underground" (3rd place, 2-day poem contest) in Contemporary Verse 2,  issue 34:2, Fall 2011: Read it here.