Author & Poet
Some Recent Publications:
ROOM MAGAZINE, Spring 2020
Softball Team at the Ferry Terminal
ARC POETRY MAGAZINE, Spring 2019
Afterlife Instructions For My Husband
PRAIRIE FIRE, Spring 2019
At Thunderbird Elementary
SAVANTE-GARDE LITERARY MAGAZINE, Spring 2019
SUBTERRAIN MAGAZINE, #79, 2018
Bye Bye Vancouver Issue
West Coast Cold Snap
When You Grow Up in Vancouver
Prime Real Estate, 2018
Subdivision, Cypress Mountain
ANOTHER DYSFUNCTIONAL CANCER ANTHOLOGY (2018, MANSFIELD PRESS)
Beer On the Roof After Radiation
I Love You, Dr. Theodorakis
CV2 POETRY, Spring 2018
JUNIPER POETRY, 2018
SUSTENANCE ANTHOLOGY (2018 ANVIL PRESS) 2018
Afterglow, Early September
SEA TO SKY REVIEW 2019
Empty Nest By A River
I'm the 2018 winner of Pandora's Collective Poetry Contest, and a two-time winner of the Whistler Poet's Pause competition. Poems forthcoming in: Sweet Water: Poems for the Watershed (Caitlin Press) and This Magazine.
My debut picture book, LET THE BABY PUSH THE BUTTONS! will publish in 2021, with Ripple Grove Press. This funny and suspenseful story follows two headstrong, button-pushing toddlers who meet one day at a crosswalk in the middle of town. One crosswalk button, two button-obsessed babies...
See the official Publisher's Weekly announcement below.
I'm an active member of 12x12PB and SCBWI. One of my manuscripts was a finalist in CANSCAIP's National Writing for Children competition.
I'm a poet and children's author. My debut picture book LET THE BABY PUSH THE BUTTONS! will publish in 2021. Formerly a broadcast journalist with NPR and CBC, I now interview health science researchers and write about their discoveries. I volunteer as a kid's literacy mentor with The Writer's Exchange and I moderate author panels with the Vancouver Writer's Festival. I'm blessed to live between ocean and mountains on Canada's West Coast, with good, funny people and a very cute dog.