Two New Poems in Talking about Strawberries All the Time

I have two new poems up in the inaugural issue of Talking About Strawberries All the Time. Have a read, if you like! The poems, “Today I can’t be sad” and “August 27:” are from my current working manuscript (entitled Dear bird,). My thanks to editor Malcom Curtis for the publication. Keep watching for updates about myContinue reading “Two New Poems in Talking about Strawberries All the Time”

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 work in new Spring 2017 issue of Grain Magazine

I’ve got two new poems in the newest issue of Grain: “Folk Tale Type 425C” and “On Learning a Girlfriend Started Cutting Again.” In very different ways, both poems explore the way that love, even good love, can fail to meet our expectations of “happily ever after.” Both of these poems happen to be particularly dearContinue reading “New work in new Spring 2017 issue of Grain Magazine”

Two Poems in Event Magazine Issue 45/2

EVENT 45/2 is now out and the issue contains two of my poems. Check it out! “Waiting for Spring, or Something” is a poem about depressingly rainy winters, faith, doubt, teaching children, and the nature of happiness on earth. “Love and Paradise Lost” is about angels and sex. Both poems are from my working manuscript aboutContinue reading “Two Poems in Event Magazine Issue 45/2”

2015 Synaesthesia Magazine Poetry Competition finalist

The kind folks at Synaesthesia Magazine have just announced the finalists for their 2015 Poetry Competition, and I’m honoured to be included on their list! Synaesthesia Magazine is a growing magazine based out of the UK of which I am a really big fan; they do really wonderful, gorgeous things with design, in addition to publishing good writing.  YouContinue reading “2015 Synaesthesia Magazine Poetry Competition finalist”

The City Series from Frog Hollow Press: Number One – Vancouver

I’m so pleased that two of my poems have been chosen to help represent Vancouver in the first volume of Frog Hollow Press’s new chapbook series, The City Series. Edited by the excellent writer Michael Prior and with cover photography by Amanda Siebert, it is a well-curated and gorgeous little book! The poems all reflect orContinue reading “The City Series from Frog Hollow Press: Number One – Vancouver”

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”

Forthcoming Spring & Publications

I’m excited to announce that I have work forthcoming in Arc Poetry Magazine! Look for “Sorrow Halved: Parts I & II” in issue 77 this summer. Arc is one of the best and most-respected lit journals out there, and I am absolutely over the moon to have work published by them! I also have a couple newly-polishedContinue reading “Forthcoming Spring & Publications”

The Writer Tag and Blog Hop, or: My writing process, complete with a robin in the garden

I find it endlessly fascinating to know about other writers’ processes, so I am pretty pleased with the current Writer Tag and Blog Hop that’s going on! I get to read everyone else’s trade secrets and decide which ones I want to steal–and so do you! You also get to look at some photos ofContinue reading “The Writer Tag and Blog Hop, or: My writing process, complete with a robin in the garden”

Come out to WORD Vancouver Festival on Sunday, September 28!

It’s less than two weeks until WORD Vancouver, and I’m so excited to share my poems with you. If you’re excited about the festival, too, there are a couple things you can do to spread your excitement, especially if you are favourably inclined to social media. You can like the WORD Vancouver page on FacebookContinue reading “Come out to WORD Vancouver Festival on Sunday, September 28!”