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Latest News

My essay on George Bowering's book His Life: A Poem has been published in the George Bowering-themed Fall 2014 issue of The Capilano Review. If you're interested in all things Bowering, be sure to check it out!

Also, my (very) short story "Here I Lay Down My Heart" has won first place in PULP Literature's 2014 Hummingbird Prize for Flash Fiction! Look for it in their Winter 2015 issue.

Recent/Upcoming Readings:

November 23rd, 2014, 12 PM PST: Transatlantic Poetry On Air (Online Reading), with Steve Komarnyckyj. 

Click here to join the reading online!

December 10th, 2014,  7 PM: A Winter Solstice Celebration of Poetry and Music in Vancouver, with Evelyn Lau, Christopher Levenson, Fiona Tinwei Lam, and more!

The Cottage Bistro, 4468 Main Street, Vancouver.

February 26th, 2015, 7 PM: Twisted Poets Literary Salon.

The Cottage Bistro, 4468 Main Street, Vancouver.

Recent/Forthcoming Publications: 

"The Wailing Machines" (Poem and mini-essay), Alone Together (Anthology, Forthcoming)

Three Poems, Cascadia Review (Forthcoming)

"Here I Lay Down My Heart" (Short Story), PULP Literature (Winter 2015)

"His Life: A Poem" (Essay), The Capilano Review (Fall 2014, 24.3)

Two poems, The Maynard (Spring 2014)