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 well as news about the launch, scheduled for March 2017 in Toronto.

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 having the opportunity to help people from diverse backgrounds tell their stories.

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 longest running poetry series in Canada. An anthology that accepted one of my poems was published in…

Longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize

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, inspired by a mysterious photo album discovered one summer day in Trinity Bellwoods Park in downtown Toronto,…