Swoon Spring 2016 forthcoming on March 12!

Here’s an early Valentine’s Day present: a new Swoon event to put into your calendars! It’s going to be an awesome evening: March 12, 7pm!

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”

June 29th Launch of The City Series: number one – Vancouver

The launch date for the launch of City Series: Number One – Vancouver has now been set! Save the date for Monday, June 29th at 6:30pm, and come on out to the Vancouver Art Gallery Café for snacks, early-evening sunshine, and poetry! I’ll be reading my poems from the anthology as well as a coupleContinue reading “June 29th Launch of The City Series: number one – Vancouver”

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”

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”

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”

Days of unicorns, fancy teacups, fog, rain & pretty books

I can’t believe it’s already November! What a whirlwind fall’s been so far. I’ve been so busy, but having so much fun, too! First up, the Vancouver Writers Festival happened at the end of last month. Due to my work schedule, I took in a bunch of events concentrated into just a couple days, butContinue reading “Days of unicorns, fancy teacups, fog, rain & pretty books”

Save the Date for November 15 – Swoon Fall 2014!

I’m so pleased to confirm that I will be hosting the next event for Swoon along with Sierra Skye Gemma, on November 15, 7pm, at Trees Coffee! The author announcement will be posted in the next week or so, but I can reassure you that we have an absolutely fantastic set of new Swooners forContinue reading “Save the Date for November 15 – Swoon Fall 2014!”

Performing at WORD Vancouver Festival on Sunday, September 28

The program for WORD Vancouver Festival is now available online and on ISSUU; you should also be able to find print copies in local coffee shops, libraries, and bookstores. And guess what? I’m in it! That’s right–this year, I’ll be performing some of my poetry as a featured reader for Room Magazine! I recently announced (in this post) that two of myContinue reading “Performing at WORD Vancouver Festival on Sunday, September 28”

CBC Canada Writes Shakespeare Selfie Shortlist

As a follow up to my last post, I am pleased to report that my poem, “Ophelia, attending a garden on the ground floor of a Vancouver apartment building,” made the shortlist of CBC Canada Writes Shakespeare Selfie Challenge. You can follow the links and read all the shortlisted entries if you like–including mine, ifContinue reading “CBC Canada Writes Shakespeare Selfie Shortlist”