I’m pleased to share that a never-before-seen poem of mine, from my working manuscript, is in the brand new issue of The Maynard, out today! Check out the (free, online) issue of the journal to read “Swans at the Golf Club”—there’s also the option to listen to me reading the poem aloud to you. ManyContinue reading “New poem “Swans at the Golf Course” published in The Maynard”
The braided stories of the births of my two children are now available to read as “New Seasons,” a piece I gave to the Doula Support Foundation, in the hopes that expecting and new parents would find it and read it and receive comfort and joy from it. When I was expecting my firstborn, IContinue reading ““New Seasons” featured story in Birth Story Contest 2021″
It means so much to me to be a part of this book and to have a performance as part of the online launch. My thanks to Sue Goyette and all my fellow contributors, and the publisher, for making this important and necessary book possible.
I’ve got a new essay on fairy tales and feminism up on All Lit Canada. In it I tell all of you to read Amanda Leduc’s excellent book on fairy tales, disability, and making space… and quietly hope you’ll also read my book on fairy tales, contemporary rape culture, love and healing. I also tellContinue reading “Wearing Tiaras: new essay on fairy tales & feminism up on All Lit Up Canada”
Rob McClennan interviewed me as part of his 12 or 20 questions series. It was fun!
Heading into a new decade, I’m looking back, & looking forward. Time passes so quickly. It was only yesterday I was a child playing make believe with my brother. Today my 8-month-old son pulled himself to standing for the first time, & my 2-year-old daughter announced, loudly, at dinner, “I’m a sweetheart!” Happy New Year,Continue reading “In this new decade, as in any other, love makes sense”
This is one of my favourite photos taken of me in 2019 (you’d be right to guess that all my other favourites also feature Henry and/or his big sister Rose), and as this decade comes to a close I thought I’d share it. This is me wearing Henry (then 6 months old) onstage the mainContinue reading “The Brightest Thing in Ontario”
My book, The Brightest Thing, gets a lovely review by Myshara Herbert-McMyn of The Ormsby Review. You can follow the link to read the entire review. “By using the princess’s silenced voices, Daniell gives the nameless young woman a voice more powerful than the suffocating prince in the tales … She also shows us theContinue reading “The Brightest Thing reviewed in The Ormsby Review”