Author

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I write for children and adults (and everyone in-between). My published work includes poetry, short fiction and creative non-fiction. My Middle East memoir, Peacekeeper’s Daughter, will be published with Thistledown Press in September 2021. Also this fall, my debut poetry collection, Chaos Theories of Goodness, will be coming out with Shoreline Press. Watch for these titles and more to come…and more to come…

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Coming Soon!

Peacekeeper’s Daughter, a Middle East memoir, coming September 20, 2021 with Thistledown Press.

Has made it on the list of 56 works of Canadian non-fiction due out Fall 2021 – the CBC Non-Fiction Preview List. View the whole list here.

Read the opinion article “As a peacekeeper’s daughter I learned the power of words over weapons” in the Toronto Star.

 

 

Available Now

Chronicling the Days: Dispatches From a Pandemic,  published by Guernica Editions, coming in Spring 2021. 

The eleventh installment of Canada’s annual volume of essays showcases diverse nonfiction writing from across the country. Culled from leading Canadian magazines and journals, Best Canadian Essays 2019 contains award-winning and award-nominated nonfiction articles that are topical and engaging and have their finger on the pulse of our contemporary psyches.

Praise for Best Canadian Essays

“Fascinating, provocative, sobering and painful… an abundance of artfully expressed ideas.”
Toronto Star

Buy the ebook or Paperback now!

New work coming this year

Coming Soon!

Chaos Theories of Goodness  – debut poetry collection – to be released in October, 2021 and will be available from the publisher (Shoreline Press). More details to follow soon.

 

Emergence: Contemporary Female Poets of the Eastern Townships. Ed. Angela Leuck, Georgeville Studio, 2021.

Runner Up

My essay “Carrying War” is the runner-up in subTerrain’s 17th Annual Lush Triumphant Literary Contest and has just been published in the latest issue of subTerrain. See more details here.

Runner-up for Personal Essay Competition

 

My essay “Terrorist Mythologies” was the runner-up in The New Quarterly’Edna Staebler Personal Essay Competition. 
It has been published in this issue of The New Quarterly.