forthcoming Events

Reading Tours postponed

As a result of the Covid-19 virus, I will not be reading in Calgary & Edmonton on April 7 & 8, or in Toronto, Hamilton & Montreal in early May, as planned. These events may be rescheduled for fall 2020 or later, depending on circumstances.


Best Canadian Stories launch

I’ll be reading at the Vancouver launch of Best Canadian Stories, on February 26 at Book Warehouse on Main Street, along with other BC writers Shashi Bhatt and Zsuzsi Gartner, and editor Caroline Anderson.


Story Upcoming in Best Canadian Stories 2019

I’m excited to announce that my short story, “A Room at the Marlborough,” first published in The Fiddlehead, Issue No. 275, will be included in the 2019 edition of Best Canadian Stories, forthcoming from Biblioasis.


Sechelt Library Workshop and Reading November 2

I’m giving a workshop on characterization using techniques from gestural life drawing at Sechelt Library, Saturday November 2, 1-3 pm, followed at 4 pm by a reading from The Causes.


The Causes

The Vancouver launch for The Causes is on Friday October 4, 7-9 pm at Massy Books. The evening will be hosted by Lydia Kwa, and also feature emerging writer Natasha Gauthier. Free admission!

On Wednesday September 18 I’m hosting a panel for Pandora’s Collective on “The Writer Identity”. Panelists include Joseph Dandurand, Isabella Wang, Leanne Dunic and Alex Leslie and the panel takes place at 7 pm at Britannia Public Library.

I will also be participating in Word Vancouver, featuring on the Fiction stage at 12:40 pm on Sunday September 29, then whizzing over to the Panels stage for a 2:15 pm panel on teaching creative writing, hosted by Jen Currin.

Further upcoming events TBA.