I spent the weekend with my oldest friends. Those who have lasted through decades (and then some), whose laughter was grateful wallpaper, whose presence brought peace when one or some of…Read more
Feminist Caucus, Gratitude, & Molly Peacock
So proud to hear that Tourist, my recent collection, was highlighted in Feminist Caucus (a newsletter by the League of Canadian Poets) and very creatively reviewed by Anne Burke. The newsletter…Read more
BEST CANADIAN POETRY Launch Tomorrow!
Technically, I’ve been a poet ten months longer than I’ve been a teacher, working in both the way hands move back and forth; industrious, often apart, and sometimes, sweet relief,…Read more
Best Canadian Poetry 2016
Unbelievably excited to join Tightrope Books as Coordinator of the Online Teaching Program. Keep an eye out for our blog, ‘CanPo One Five O’, which will launch with Best Canadian…Read more
March, A Lion
It’s hard to explain what March was to me. As they say, it came in like a lion. But it left equally vividly: a month of rich travel (Ireland, Calgary);…Read more
TOURIST: Here & Now
Tourist is here. Join us at the launch on March 31 or pre-order now from Tightrope Books. Opening with an aubade for the labyrinthian corners of Bombay’s…Read more
Contribution to Brick Books 40th Anniversary Project
For the last 40 years, Brick Books has been publishing and celebrating some of Canada’s greatest poets. In honour of that milestone, they have invited lovers of literature to contribute…Read more
Toronto Poetry Slam 10 Year Anniversary!!
A decade goes by quickly, especially when you’re spending it with some of the most innovative minds around. It’s my honor to look back and see what a beautiful landmine…Read more
I was so pleased The New Quarterly re-released my WWI poem, “English Channel” from Issue 131 – War: An Uphill Battle, in honour of Remembrance Day.
Best Canadian Poetry Launch – ‘English Channel’ Makes the Longlist!
On Friday night, I grappled with a decision to head out to the IFOA: Best Canadian Poetry launch at Harbourfront. I wanted to go, hungrily, but five months of new…Read more