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25/07/2019 09:11

Reviews! Reviews! Reviews!

Six great reviews of my book, Undiscovered Country,  have come out over the last few months, five of which are now online: from Erica Goss, CanLit, the Pacific Rim Review of Books, The Malahat Review,  and Event   The sixth review is in the latest issue of Thimbleberry, which is...
25/07/2019 08:57

Poetry Kitchen Party

The poetry kitchen party is a concept I borrowed from Canadian east coast musicians. Instead of reading to 10-15 people in a noisy coffee shop, why not in someone's home? I tried it out in Vancouver & Nanaimo, and everyone enjoyed the setup: poets could read and be listened to, listeners could...
25/07/2019 08:44

Islands Tour!

I had a fantastic time in spring touring my book on Vancouver Island and Salt Spring. I started off in Nanaimo with Michael Armstrong, who published my very first chapbook in PG, hitched a ride from Duncan to Victoria with Susan Stenson, who I first met at Sage Hill, and read in Victoria and on...
14/10/2018 08:42

Book Launch!

I had a lot of fun launching my book in Vancouver, with four readings in four days, but the icing on the cake was my Prince George launch at Theatre NorthWest. There was drumming by Clayton Gauthier, Spoken Word by K.Darcy Taylor, and a theatrical performance by Melissa Glover and her...
27/03/2018 10:50

The Business of Art

I had a great time running a writing workshop for Studio 2880's Business of Art series. We talked about the craft of poetry and resources for getting published.
28/08/2017 15:55

New Book!

I'm excited to announce that I'll have a new book of poetry coming out in just over a year with Mother Tongue Publishing. It's called Undiscovered Country and is all about the happy fate of our mortality. 
19/02/2017 19:24

In Translation

Sandro Pecchiari, a wonderful poet from Trieste, Italy, has translated some of my poems into Italian. Here's a new blog post with my poem, "The Shape You Make", from Understories.
12/01/2017 18:31

Art & Science on Climate Change

On January 6, 2017, I was invited to read at Art & Science for a Change, part of UNBC's NRESi Colloquium and held at Two River's Art Gallery. A packed room and insightful questions made for an excellent event.
03/04/2016 05:57

Prince George Chapbook Launch

Excited about the launch of my new chapbook, a collaboration with Mo Hamilton and published by Leaf Press
16/12/2015 07:45

Poems in Italian!

A few of my poems were translated into Italian by the poet Sandro Pecchiari and published in Traduzionetradizione, a journal based out of Milan. (Some pictures of the launch can be found here)  Sandro first discovered my work by reading my "We Love Bananas" poem in the Best Canadian Poetry in...

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