Christine Klocek-Lim chose my poem “Preface to Casanova’s Histoire de ma vie” as the poem of the day on her daily poem journal, Autumn Sky Poetry. “Preface” originally appeared in The Malahat Review, issue 167, Summer 2009.
Awhile back, I wrote a “how a poem works” essay about Julie Bruck’s poem “Sex Next Door” from her excellent book The End of Travel (Brick Books, 1999), and it’s now published as part of Brick Books Celebration of Canadian Poetry. You can go read it now! I have all of Julie Bruck’s poetry collections; I’dContinue reading “How a Poem Works: “Sex Next Door” by Julie Bruck”
I’m pleased to report that I’m a runner up in Contemporary Verse 2‘s Young Buck Poetry Prize! My sonnet crown “Rapunzel” is forthcoming in their summer 2014 issue. To see the announcement and full list of winners, please click here. In other news, on Wednesday (November 27), I had the opportunity to read from my thesis/manuscript atContinue reading “2013 Young Buck Poetry Prize”
Last Friday (October 18) I performed at the Romantic Era Salon Concert, as part of the Cowichan Valley Music Teacher Association’s History of Music Weekend Series. (My first post on this event can be found here.) I felt very humbled to be performing at the same concert with such talented and accomplished musicians: Susan YoungContinue reading “The Romantic Era Salon Concert”