Writing

Books

2019,  On the Edge, Inanna Publications, York University (YA novel, available June 10)

2018, Living Starts with Love: Learning to Make your Life Shine, Kindle e-book, Best Seller List 2018 

2018, Heartwood: Poems for the love of trees, (editor), League of Canadian Poets  
2015, If There is Somewhere to Go, (editor), Poems from the Feminist Caucus, League of Canadian Poets, open reading Toronto 2014, Living Archives Series
2015, Small as Butterflies, chapbook, Tree Press
2014, White Bowl, mini chapbook BonBon, Bitterzoet Magazine
2014, Residencia,  chapbook (with photographs by Chuck Willemsen), Zentopia Design
2013, Caracol (a chapbook of poems from Barcelona, with photographs by Chuck Willemsen), Zentopia Design
2012, Living the Journey, Using the Journey Method to Heal Your Life and Set Yourself Free, edited by Lesley Strutt and Pat Kendall, Atria (Simon and Schuster): New York 

Forthcoming Books

Forthcoming (2020) Window Ledge, (poetry collection), Inanna Publications, York University

Forthcoming (2021) The Gift, (YA novella), Inanna Publications, York University

Poems in Anthologies

2019, "Morris" in The Literary Connection Volume IV: an anthology of poems and stories, Then and Now, IOWI  

2018, "Song bird migration" in Heartwood: Poems for the love of trees, League of Canadian Poets 

2017, “Ah Ho Kanatha”, “Boreal Canada Song”, “A Country of Alders”, in Canada’s 150th: Who We Are, Where We Are, Where We Are Going  (Anthology), ArtFestIII, Bruce Kauffman editor

2014, “You Being Born You”, in Cradle Songs, Leaf Press (trade book to accompany the full anthology – the poem appears in both)
2014, “Learning about the Existence of Things”, and “Envoi”, in The Writing Spiral: Learning as a Writer, by Jessica Outram, Sunshine in a Jar Press (trade book for teaching creative writing, book launch Oct 2014 in Coburg, ON)
2012, “What We Need”, in I Am the Angel of Old Grey Horses, anthology edited by Patrick Lane
2005, “Bear”, “Raven Riding Me”, “How Never to Feel nor Wish to do so”, in Stark Ravens, anthology edited by Patrick Lane

Poems in print and on-line journals

2018, "After Rain" Poetry Pause, League of Canadian Poets poetry spot, www.poets.ca

2018, "Flight Speed", Poetry Pause, League of Canadian Poets poetry spot, www.poets.ca

2018, “Surrender”, Poetry Pause, League of Canadian Poets daily poetry spot, www.poets.ca 

2018, “Flight Speed”, Poem in your Pocket, League of Canadian Poets postcards and broadsheet publication

2018, "Magnificent", poems in honour of Colten Boushie, Lipstick Press 

2017, "Sparkle" in Leaping Clear (www.leapingclear.org), Spring  volume, Santa Cruz, California
2016, "Venus Hanging" and "Pont du Bois" in Ekphrastic (www.ekphrastic.net), February and March
2016, “​Dandelions”,​ Ottawater​ #12
2014, “Something Useless an Old Woman”, Bywords, August, Ottawa, ON
2014, “Arctic Tourist: Final Song”, BareBack Magazine, March issue
2013, “What to Make of It” ottawater, January Issue
2012, “where you and I seek” Renga Wave, Wave Art Interactive Media Installation, Edmonton International Airport, www.WaveArt.ca
2012, “What I Would Tell My Friend Who Fell and Broke Her Neck”, Barefoot Review, Summer Issue
2011, “Notes from a Cookbook”, Leaf Press, Monday’s Poem
2009, “Cold”, Leaf Press collaborative poem
2007, “Air”, Bywords, Volume 5, Number 1, Spring Issue
2007, “Grace”, The Literary Review
2007, “Water Boiling”, the Canadian Woman Studies Journal, Special Issue Ending Woman Abuse
2005, “How Never to Feel nor Wish to do so”, Leaf Press, Monday’s Poem  


Honours

2018, Kindle e-book Best Seller List Living Starts with Love: Learning to Make your Life Shine

2015. First Prize, Small as Butterflies, (chapbook, 20 pages), Tree Reading Series Chapbook Competition (Rob McLennan, judge)
2013, Second Place, Elbow Grease (chapbook, 21 pages), Tree Reading Series Chapbook Competition (Matthew Tierney, judge)
2012, First Prize, Drive-Up Counter of the Universe, Playwright Competition, Hamilton Fringe Festival Performed July 20-27 by Gadabout Productions, Citadel Theatre, Hamilton, Ontario.
2012, Summer Literary Seminars (SLS) Contest Fellowship Recipient, 2012, (offered to those who placed in the top one-sixth of contest participants who were semi-finalists in the category of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction)
2012, Honorable Mention, Scrimshaw (chapbook, 28 pages), Tree Reading Series Chapbook Competition
2007“Yoga Class at Noon”, Long-listed for the Fish short story contest
2006 “Sacrifice”, Long-listed for the Descant, Winston-Collins Best Canadian Poem

Articles, Essays, Reviews

2018, Review of A Clearing by Louise Carson (Signature Editions, 2015), Contemporary Verse 2 (CV2) (January Issue).
2017, Review of Après Satie: For two and four hands by Dean Steadman (Brick Books, 2016), Montréal Serai, Volume 30, Issue 1, (on-line), Sustenance.
2017, “The Rebirth of James Strutt’s “Magical” House on the Mountain Road”, Up the Gatineau, Gatineau River Historical Association, Vol 43.
2016, Poets' Corner: "On Mentorship", August 4, 2016, in the League of Canadian Poets Blog www.poets.ca
2016, Review of Hermit Thrush by Mark Frutkin, 2015, Quattro Books, in Prairie Fire August 4, 2016, on line
2014, Interview with Brecken Hancock, Ottawater #11.

2012, "Who I really am", in Living the Journey, Using the Journey Method to Heal Your Life and Set Yourself Free, Atria (Simon and Schuster): New York