New poetry in The Feathertale Review, no 19

My poem, “Passionate Bowerbird to His Mate” which is written after Christopher Marlowe’s “Passionate Shepherd to His Love” and inspired by David Attenborough’s commentary on nature documentaries, appears in the latest issue of The Feathertale Review. I’m delighted that anyone else thinks I’m funny. Check out the issue here and enjoy a chuckle or two–there’s lots ofContinue reading “New poetry in The Feathertale Review, no 19”

My new baby

I’ve been mostly offline lately because–ta da!–my baby was born. My husband and I welcomed a baby girl. We’ve named her Rose and we are absolutely over-the-moon in love. She arrived safely on the first of November and we’re all doing very well. We’re being very careful about not sharing images of our baby online,Continue reading “My new baby”

New poem published in Word and Colour, September 2017

I’m thrilled to collaborate with Word and Colour once again! My new poem “White Dresses” is now up on the site, in response to visual art by Nicolas V. Sanchez. I feel very lucky to be a contributor to Word and Colour. The journal’s mandate is “to confront oppression or provide positive alternatives to stereotype.” The journal curates pieces of visualContinue reading “New poem published in Word and Colour, September 2017”

Sustenance: Writers from BC and Beyond on the Subject of Food

I’m excited to share the news that I’m one of the contributing writers to Sustenance: Writers from BC and Beyond on the Subject of Food, edited by Rachel Rose. The book will be published by Anvil Press this coming fall. Profits from the book are shared with refugee and low-income families through the BC Farmers MarketContinue reading “Sustenance: Writers from BC and Beyond on the Subject of Food”

Talking about home with Synaesthesia Magazine

I got to talk about what home means to me with the kind folks of Synaesthesia Magazine. Read the short blog piece here, if you like!  I definitely mention snow. Synaesthesia Magazine is a fantastic, beautifully-curated online journal based out of the UK. I’ve been lucky enough to work with them a couple of times, withContinue reading “Talking about home with Synaesthesia Magazine”

Glamato Interview

I was recently back in Vancouver for two weeks to run some teacher training workshops for BASA (the beloved speech arts school where I used to teach and for which I still design curriculum), and while I was back in my old neighbourhood I ate a lot of ice cream, dipped my toes in theContinue reading “Glamato Interview”

The Games We Play exhibition at the Kelowna Art Gallery runs from June 24 to September 17

I have new work appearing in The Games We Play, a juried exhibition that will be showing all summer at the Kelowna Art Gallery. The opening reception is happening on Friday, June 23 and I would love to see you there–the event is free to members and to guests by invitation. You can RSVP toContinue reading “The Games We Play exhibition at the Kelowna Art Gallery runs from June 24 to September 17”

New poem published in Bird’s Thumb

My poem “Nesting” is now published in the June issue of Bird’s Thumb, a delightfully quirky journal that showcases emerging writers. I’m completely charmed by their logo design, and consistently enjoy the work they feature, so I’m extra pleased the editors have chosen to feature my poem! I hope you’ll check out the issue … and stayContinue reading “New poem published in Bird’s Thumb”

New poem published in Word and Colour, May 2017

I’m thrilled to collaborate with Word and Colour again (my poem “Tinaja” appeared in the journal in February). My new poem “Natural Behaviours” is now up on the site, in response to visual art by Nick Liefhebber. I feel very lucky to be a contributor to Word and Colour. As I’ve mentioned before, I love the journal’s mandate “to confront oppression or provide positiveContinue reading “New poem published in Word and Colour, May 2017”

New poetry in Gingerbread House Literary Magazine

My piece “Poem for a Protective Brother” is available in issue 24 of Gingerbread House Literary Magazine. I’m particularly pleased that this poem–based on the “Hansel and Gretel” fairy tale–made it into this magazine. I couldn’t help submitting my Hansel and Gretel poem to a journal entitled Gingerbread House. Actually, I’ve been watching Gingerbread House for awhileContinue reading “New poetry in Gingerbread House Literary Magazine”