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Summer 2018 update (long overdue)

I’m back, after a much-needed and lengthy hiatus from keeping this website up-to-date. Lots has happened in my life on the personal front, both sad and joyful, which meant that this website and its ongoing maintenance took a backseat. With that said, in writing news, I started the year seeing the magnificent art installation “Excavation/Elevation,” …

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West Coast Tour Dates

Long overdue catch-up post: these last few months, I’ve done readings in New York and Montreal alongside phenomenal poets. I was thrilled to be part of Word on the Street in Toronto, seeing my book transformed into an art installation by visual artist Marian Wihak as part of Sculpting New Reads. So much more to be …

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Summer news

First, most recent news: I am elated to have won first place in CV2 Magazine‘s annual 2-Day Poem Contest! The challenge: write a poem in two days, using the words absquatulated, stippled, dank, unroofed, bunk, foundling, bombastic, daguerreotype, begets, and copacetic. My winning entry can be found here! I’ve been extremely busy, teaching full-time (summer …

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Long overdue news and updates

Hello again. It’s been a while. The last few months have been a whirlwind for me, filled with the tremendous, unprecedented joy of launching my book, Closer to Where We Began, at the Glad Day Bookstore in Toronto, on April 12, 2017, to a most appreciative and receptive audience that included some of my dearest friends and …

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Book Launch, April 12, 2017

My book launch event information is now up on my Events page, and my first full-length collection, “Closer to Where We Began,” is available for pre-order through the Tightrope Books spring catalogue!