Publications

Poetry:

  • “Advice to a Poet.” Literary Review of Canada. July-August, 2017.
  • “Wife’s Remorse.”[previously entitled “Peephole”] The Antigonish Review. Forthcoming, 2016.
  • “The Imminence of Fracture.” Fracture. Chapbook by Leaf Press. Ed. Patrick Lane, 2016.
  • “Uncle: Coming Out.” [previously entitled “Coming Out”] FreeFall. 24.2. Spring/Summer, 2014.
  • “Aubade to My Husband.” [previously entitled “Aubade”] Wordworks. Commemorative Issue, Spring, 2014.
  • “To My Twin.” [previously entitled “I Know You”] Wordworks. Commemorative Issue, Spring, 2014.
  • “The Night of My Conception.” Room. 36.4. 2013.
  • “Elegy for My Youngest Brother.” Island Writer. December, 2013.
  • “A Woman of a Certain Age.” Poems from Planet Earth. Leaf Press, 2013.
  • “Students I Remember.” [previously entitled “Floodgates”] A Heart of Wisdom: Life Writing as Empathetic Inquiry. Ed. Carl Leggo, Erika Hasebe-Ludt, Anita Sinner, & Cynthia Chambers, 2013.
  • “Give and Take.” In That Wild Place. Chapbook by Leaf Press. Ed. Patrick Lane, 2013.
  • “Date Rape.” [previously entitled “The Real Truth”] Wordworks. Winter Literary Writes Edition, 2012. Winner in the poetry category of the Literary Writes Competition, 2012.
  • “Sundowning.” Desperately Seeking Susans. Oolichan Press, 2012.
  • “Undersong.” Room. 35.4: 2012.
  • “Giving Him Up.” Island Writer. Fall, 2012. Winner of first prize for poetry in the Island Writer‘s Annual Writing Competition, 2012.
  • “The Night before Edith Goes to the Home.” [previously entitled “The Night before She Takes Me In] What Else Could I Dare to Say? Chapbook by Leaf Press. Ed. Patrick Lane, 2011.
  • “Traces.” Arc Poetry Magazine, 2010. Shortlisted in the Arc Poem of the Year Contest, 2010. Poem selected as Readers’ Choice.
  • “In Defence of Treasure.” Walk Myself Home: An Anthology to End Violence Against Women. Caitlin Press, 2010.  Chosen as the featured reading at the International Human Rights Vigil, Victoria, 2010.
  • “Reading.” Island Writer, 2010.
  • “Humanism Redux.” The Root Beneath the Stone. Chapbook by Leaf Press. Ed. Patrick Lane, 2010.
  • “Strangled.” A Cello Never Found Me. Chapbook by Leaf Press. Ed. Patrick Lane, 2009.
  • “Walls.” Ascent Aspirations. 2009.
  • “Corralled.” Island Writer. 2009.
  • “Country Bounty.” Canadian Woman Studies, 2005.
  • “Immoderate Musings.” Madwoman in the Academy. Calgary UP, 2003.
  • “The Change in Winter Light.” Chosen as a contributor to Leaf Press’s collective first Monday poem of 2011.
  •  Short Prose:

    • “Fragile Vessel.” Short fiction. Wordworks. Winter Literary Writes Edition, 2012. Runner-up in the fiction category of the Literary Writes competition, 2012.
    • “Pas de Deux.” Creative non-fiction. Island Writer, 2009.
    • “The Garden of Wellness.” Short fiction. the Harpweaver, 2003.

     A Novel:

    • Falling Home. Currently being reviewed by publishers.

     Book Reviews:

    • Small Beneath the Sky: A Prairie Memoir by Lorna Crozier. The Malahat Review, Spring, 2010.
    • Half-Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan. The Malahat Review, Spring, 2012.