Book, Stories, Essays

A selection of my writing out in the world, as they say…


Motherish (Turnstone Press, 2018): available through your local bookshop, direct from the publisher, Chapters, and Amazon. Some articles and conversations about Motherish:

  • Carrie Snyder’s interview for Launched, a monthly column focusing on new Canadian books, hosted online by The New Quarterly
  • Kerry Clare’s review on her wondrous blog site, Pickle Me This
  • rob mclennan’s blog interview 
  • CKUW radio’s Femisphere show; the interview starts around 18:30
  • Peterborough Examiner article


My fiction has appeared in literary journals, magazines and newspapers, including The New Quarterly, The Antigonish Review, Southword, U of T Magazine (online), Kindred, The Peterborough Examiner, and more. Some stories have won or been finalists for awards, including the Seán Ó Faoláin International Short Story Prize


Thanks to the journal Craft for giving a home to my essay, “Artifacts: On Revising Older Stories” (September 2018).

My book reviews and author interviews have appeared in The Humber Literary Review, The Antigonish Review, The Puritan, and The New Quarterly, among others.

The non-fiction anthology, How to Expect What You’re Not Expecting (Touchwood Editions, 2013) includes my essay, “Missing Data”. The book won a national IPPY award. 

Several short essays have been published in The Globe and Mail: