Boobs anthology now available to purchase

Boobs: Women Explore What it Means to Have Breasts is now available to purchase at your local independent bookstore! Sometimes with lovely, lovely shelf space like at Mosaic Books in Kelowna, BC, where I spotted it today (hullo spring break!). For all my Vancouverites, I know you can get it at Pulp Fiction and BookContinue reading “Boobs anthology now available to purchase”

Young Buck Poetry Prize-winning poem in new issue of CV2

The winter issue of Contemporary Verse 2 has hit mailboxes and newstands, and now you can read my poem “Fire and Safety,” which won their 2014 Young Buck Poetry Prize. I hope you will! You can see that my daffodils are very enthusiastic about February. You may also notice that I own several fairy houses. ThisContinue reading “Young Buck Poetry Prize-winning poem in new issue of CV2”

Three poems in Qwerty Magazine & a merry Christmas

My copy of the double issue 33/34 of Qwerty arrived in the mail just in time for Christmas! The magazine includes three of my poems: “Swans,” “Blue Moon (Honeymoon),” and “Blue.” I’m really thrilled to see them in print, and I hope you’ll enjoy them too!  Happy holidays, readers and friends! Here’s a photograph of a dark-eyed juncoContinue reading “Three poems in Qwerty Magazine & a merry Christmas”

Interview with UBC Creative Writing Alumni Association

Awhile back, Francine Cunningham interviewed me for the UBC Creative Writing Alumni website, and the videos are now live! If you want to know what my hair looks like after an afternoon of summer bike-riding and how great my favourite lip colour is, in addition to learning what I’m working on right now and how IContinue reading “Interview with UBC Creative Writing Alumni Association”

A poem forthcoming in The Quilliad

In the creepy fairy tale “Bluebeard,” his wife is condemned to die because she discovers the ghastly evidence that confirms he murdered his previous wives. Bluebeard decides to kill her because she knows his terrible secret. But what brought about his decision to kill his first wife, who had no previous wives’ deaths to unearthContinue reading “A poem forthcoming in The Quilliad”

Forthcoming Spring & Publications – part II

I’ve recently had a couple other confirmations trickle down, and I am so excited to tell you that I have two poems forthcoming in The Maynard. They’ve previously published some of my favourite writers/people, including Laura Ritland and Kayla Czaga, and I’m thrilled to become part of their ranks. Look for “Love and IKEA II” andContinue reading “Forthcoming Spring & Publications – part II”

Interview with Jeffrey Ricker

Former Swoon co-host Jeffrey Ricker is a two-time novelist, a prolific short story writer, budding poet, and an all-around awesome person. I recently caught up with him online on behalf of Swoon to find out what he’s been working on since he moved away from Vancouver, and to find out what he’s doing for Valentine’sContinue reading “Interview with Jeffrey Ricker”

Dappled Things, Snowy Things, & the New Year

I’m pleased to let you know that you can now order copies of the Christmas 2014 issue of Dappled Things, an American literary journal that has published two of my poems. “Book of Alternative Services” and “I’m suffering from depression and you” are both from my working manuscript and I am incredibly excited that they are nowContinue reading “Dappled Things, Snowy Things, & the New Year”

Winter Solstice, Love, & Nail Polish

Happy winter solstice to you all! I am pleased we have reached the shortest day of the year, but also thrilled that today is the day that One Throne Magazine published their winter issue. It features my Pushcart Prize nominated poem, “Love and Nail Polish.” I am so excited that you can all read it now!Continue reading “Winter Solstice, Love, & Nail Polish”

Pushcart Prize Nomination

I’ve been keeping a delicious secret for a couple months, and I’m now thrilled to let you know that I am having work published in One Throne Magazine. One Throne is a new (gorgeous!) online journal based out of Dawson City, Yukon that publishes its issues on the first day of each season. That means thatContinue reading “Pushcart Prize Nomination”