Poetry

Watch for my latest publication — “Advice to a Poet” — in the July-August issue of the Literary Review of Canada.

My poem “Peephole” has been accepted by The Antigonish Review; watch for it in an upcoming issue!

On November 21, I was honoured to be presented with an inaugural Cedric Literary Award for poems from my collection The Imminence of Fracture. The lead poem in the submission was “I Know You,” posted below. To read more about my collection, see the article published in the Oak Bay News. Bettherthan50 chief creative officer […]

On June 16, Leaf Press chose my poem “Undersong” as Monday’s poem. “Undersong” will be in the 2014 archive of Monday poems soon. For now, you can read it here:

Two poems — “Aubade” and “I Know You” — have been published this spring in a special commemorative issue of WordWorks. Also, “Coming Out” appeared in this summer’s issue of FreeFall; this poem was a finalist in FreeFall’s 2013 poetry contest.

Here’s “The Night of My Conception,” now published in the latest issue of Room.

Watch for my poem “The Night of My Conception” in Room‘s Issue 36.4 — coming soon! As well, my poem “Elegy for My Youngest Brother” will appear in the 2013 winter edition of Island Writer, available in December.

In Feburary, I was delighted to be a featured reader at the Second Annual Tea and ‘Ti Literary Salon at the home of Kathleen Martin, passionate lover of the arts and host extraordinaire.

My poem “Undersong” appears in Room‘s recent issue on labour (Volume 35.4). Have a look at this issue to discover diverse interpretations of the idea of labour — by both writers and artists.

My poem “Coming Out” was shortlisted for the poetry prize in the Malahat Review‘s Open Season Awards.