New social justice anthology available for pre-order

I am pleased to announce that Voices for Diversity and Social Justice: A Literary Education Anthology, which will include my poem “Breaking the Ice,” is now available for pre-order on the publisher’s website and on Amazon, both in hardcover and paperback editions.

The editors have told me it will be going to print in June! So excited and honoured to be part of a project whose values are so near and dear to my heart.

Read more about the anthology and/or pre-order it here: Voices for Diversity and Social Justice anthology

A Typewriter in Flames

“A typewriter in flames is the metaphor here. To work in a medium which can be, has been, used as an instrument of trivialization and deceit, not to mention colonization…is different from working in a medium like stone, clay, paint, charcoal, even iron or steel. A poet cannot refuse language, but the poet can re-fuse the language given to him or her, bend and torque it into an instrument for connection instead of dominance and apartheid.” –Adrienne Rich, Foreword, The Fact of a Doorframe: Selected Poems 1950-2001 (2002)

Featuring at the Art Bar, Tuesday May 19th, 2015

I am excited to be sharing the stage with two incredible poets on Tuesday, May 19th at the Art Bar, Canada’s longest-running poetry reading series! Readings start at 8:00 p.m. at the Black Swan Tavern, 154 Danforth Ave, just east of Broadview.

Here is a link to the Facebook event page:

I will probably have a few copies of my chapbook, “intertextual,” available for sale as well! Probably the last few copies I have!


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