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Published Writing

"Mute," The Dalhousie Review, Fiction, forthcoming

"Preserving," Poem, Sustenance: Writers from BC and Beyond on the Subject of Food, forthcoming

"Food for Nought," The Malahat Review, Fiction, Summer 2017

"Eye Appointment," Matrix, Fiction, Summer 2017

"Something I Saw on Oprah," Grain, Fiction, December 2015

"After the Eye Appointment," The Impressment Gang, Fiction, 1-2, 2014

"Recalibrating," Understorey Magazine, Poem, Fall 2014

The Family Took Shape, Novel, April 2013 from Cormorant Books


"Chronic Pain Will Never Leave You," The New Quarterly, Fiction, Summer 2013


"Why I Read Beowulf," The Journey Prize Stories 24, 2012


“Why I read Beowulf,” PRISM international Journal,  Fiction, 50-1, 2011


“Another Dinner Party,” Nimrod International Journal, Fiction, 55-1, 2011


“What You Can Live Without,” Threepenny Review, Fiction, Spring 2011


“Hating Eileen,”  Arcadia, Fiction, 1-2, 2011


“Keeping Things Fresh,” Grasslimb, Fiction, 8-2, 2010


“Fire Safety,” Broome Review, Fiction, Issue 3, 2010


“On Growing Up Canadian,” The Mark, Personal Essay, 2010

“Indian Cooking,” Bronwen Wallace Awards Book, 2010


“Domestic Things,” Candor, Fiction, December 2009


“Dialysis,” EVENT, Fiction, 37-1, 2008


“Self-Surgery,” Cooweescoowee, Fiction, 2008


“Sublimation,” The Missouri Review, Fiction, Fall 2007


“Drawing Lessons,” Bayou Magazine, Fiction, Issue 48, 2007



2014 Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award Shortlist

2012 Journey Prize Longlist

2011 Vermont Studio Center, Residency and Grant Recipient

2010 Finalist, RBC Bronwen Wallace Award, Writers’ Trust of Canada

2009 Honorable Mention, Glimmer Train, Family Matters

2008 Pushcart Prize Nominee

2008 University of Arizona Poetry Center, Summer Writing Residency

2008 Sankey Fellowship, The Johns Hopkins University


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