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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 critically acclaimed Middle East memoir, Peacekeeper’s Daughter, was published with Thistledown Press in September 2021. Chaos Theories of Goodness, my debut poetry collection was released in June 2022 with Shoreline Press. Watch for these titles and more to come.
Available wherever books are sold.
Peacekeeper’s Daughter, a Middle East memoir, (Thistledown Press, 2021)
Finalist for Quebec Writers’ Federation (QWF) Mavis Gallant Nonfiction Award.
Included in the 2021 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.
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Chronicling the Days: Dispatches From a Pandemic, published by Guernica Editions,
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.”
My essay, “5972 12th Avenue, Rosemont” won second place in Prairie Fire Magazine’s 2022 Creative Non-Fiction Contest.
It will be published in the 2023 Summer issue of Prairie Fire.
Photography credit: Emma Allatt