Category: Poetry

First book to be published!

I am thrilled to announce that my first full-length collection of poetry, Get Closer to Where We Began, is going to be published by Tightrope Books! This is a lifelong dream come true for me. Check back for updates, as …

Toronto Writers Collective

I’m very excited that my application to become a volunteer facilitator for the Toronto Writers Collective, facilitating writing workshops for under-served communities, has been accepted. Looking forward to the three-day training in the Amherst Writers & Artists method I’ll be receiving, and …

Happy 2016

Happy new year! Though it may be a little bit late, I still think it’s worth reflecting on 2015, which was a momentous year for me, personally, professionally and creatively. I got to feature at the Art Bar, the …

Longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize

Today, I finally got to publicly share this incredible news: my entry for the 2015 CBC Poetry Prize, a suite of poems entitled “Where the Old Road Begins,” has made the longlist! I worked hard on these poems, …

Voices for Diversity and Social Justice available now

I am deeply honoured to have my poem, “Breaking the Ice,” which was based on my experiences teaching ESL to immigrant women in the Regent Park community of Toronto, Ontario, featured in this new anthology, published by Rowman …