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Upcoming readings

New Year readings

FRIDAY JANUARY 12: Planet Earth Poetry in Victoria

SATURDAY JANUARY 27: Gibsons Public Library

SUNDAY JANUARY 28: Planet Earth Poetry writing group (via Zoom)

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 1: Iron Dog Books, Vancouver


The launch for Dream House was quite dreamy, accompanied by the lyrical insights of Nina Mosall, the narrative chops of RenĂ©e Sarojini Saklikar, and the incisive questions posed by Nicola Harwood, plus a full house of listeners and readers. If you didn’t make it, copies can be purchased from Massy Books or ordered from your favourite indie bookstore.

Online Interview

I was happy to have a chance to respond to rob mclennan’s interesting and clever questions, in relation to Dream House and related topics, now posted here!

Dream House launch

Friday October 27, 6-8pm at Massy Arts, 23 E. Pender St, Vancouver: Everyone is welcome to come help me launch my new long poem/poetry collection, Dream House, out now with Nightwood Editions. I will be reading with the wonderful Renee Sarojini Saklikar, whose second epic narrative instalment, Bramah’s Quest is also out now with Harbour Publishing, and the talented Nina Mosall, whose debut collection Bebakhshid was recently released by ARP.

Ms. Lyric’s Poetry Outlaws

I was delighted to make an Entrance into Ms. Lyric’s excellent Poetry Outlaws podcast, speaking about Sylvia Plath, imagery and my new collection, Dream House.

Writers Radio

Click here to listen to me read from and talk about my experimental novel, The Causes.

2023: Dream House events

Information about the launch of my upcoming book of poems, Dream House, and other related events and links will be posted here when available!

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.

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.