I haven’t updated on life or writing circumstances for a long time. I haven’t had a chance to catch my breath and sit down to compose a blog post to tell you about my life. The winter of 2012 and 2013 sucked all across the prairies. It was a Sinclair Ross winter. It was a […]
I first wrote this as a guest post for the Metro Writer in Residence blog from the Edmonton Public Library. This year’s writers in residence are Omar Mouallem and Natasha Deen. Here’s my post, reposted here- Here are some things you can do to help take you from scribbled notebook pages to published book. 1. […]
My friend Jenna Butler and I judged the Edmonton Journal poetry contest, which received 200 entries! The winner of the contest won a meet and greet with Maya Angelou. You can read the story about the contest here.
Bee? I’m well on my way to becoming crazy bee lady. My aunt made me a set of nice placemats out of a bee printed fabric and I bought myself some bee-related art today. I guess becoming a bee lady is more palatable than becoming a cat lady, right? Anyway, I have been very, very […]
They keep turning and turning. I’m back from a short vacation. I was out in Victoria, visiting family. I also did a reading at the Planet Earth poetry reading series, which was quite well attended. I was busy with my day job, but things are gearing up for April, which is National Poetry month. April […]
My poem “new town chinese bakery” was selected to appear in Subterrain magazine’s special issue about Vancouver’s 125th birthday. The magazine featured 125 different poets who all wrote poems about Vancouver. See the complete list of poets here I’m proud to be included with so many great writers. New Town Chinese bakery is my favourite […]