LAUNCH DATE ANNOUNCED!


Friday, October 30 at 7:00 pm MST. Audrey’s Books and Turnstone Press are co-hosting the launch which will be mc’d by our very own Alice Major. The evening will feature readings from the book as well as a discussion with special guest Dava Sobel. Yes! That Dava Sobel! Author and

ONE MINUTE POEM at Poets Corner


I have a little treat for you today. The good folks at Poets Corner have graciously included me in their One Minute Poem video series. You can see me reading “She Who Was So Precious To You” on their Youtube page, embedded below. And note to self, don’t record a

Lunatic Engine Book Cover

Advanced Praise and Pre-Orders


Hey everyone! Plans for the launch in October are underway! In the mean time, below is a bit more advance praise for the book, if you’ll allow me to toot my own horn for a minute. You can can pre-order Lunatic Engine here: https://www.turnstonepress.com/lunatic-engine.html or at your favourite bookstore! Lunatic

Lunatic Engine Book Cover

Special Sneak Preview Reading


Hey folks, as plans for the launch in just a few short weeks move along, I wanted to thank everyone who tuned in to the preview reading I did a couple of weeks ago as part of the Writers Guild of Alberta’s Online Reading Series. While it is not the

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MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO: Within The Bones An Echo Aches


The Monday Music Video is back after a couple of weeks off and the Engine has a great one for you! It’s not often enough that I get to promote a new music video from a friend. In fact, I think this actually the first time. I think I need

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MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO: All Oppression’s Born of Lies


One of the clearest manifestations of my privilege is that I have the ability, and the permission, to “turn off” when when “things get too much.” It has been an emotionally overwhelming week as twitter shows us video after video of police abusing their power and abusing protestors. As a

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MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO: At Night, Like You, We Dance To Be Free


I debated not posting anything this week. There is so much going on that it seems almost juvenile to talk about music videos when so many people are fighting for their very right to exist. But it is precisely in times like these that we need art – to comfort

MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO: So We Won’t Forget


Mondays kind of suck. So let’s try to make them suck less by sharing music videos. This week I’m kicking off what I intend to be a regular feature, the Monday Music Video. I love music, and I love movies, so of course, little movies set to music are right

Some Recent Author Activity Including An Audiobook, A Zoominar, And A Proustian Questionnaire


As we near the end of National Poetry Month, the good folks at Turnstone Press have released an audio anthology featuring me, Su Croll, Joanna Lilley, and Sarah Ens reading from our either just published, or forthcoming collections – and it’s free! Download the audio book here: https://www.turnstonepress.com/bird-on-a-wire/taking-flight.html and listen

You Used to be Optimistic


Mixed in to the noise of panic buying and the static interference of science deniers is a slowly dawning public realization that there are things more important than the economy. Perhaps, perhaps we’ll come out of this a bit more human.

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