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POETRY CHAPBOOK

  • taliped. 845 Press, October 2023.

CHILDREN'S BOOK

POETRY 

                *nominated by The Malahat Review for a National Magazine Award*

  • “Out with the Laundry.” Apart: A Year of Pandemic Poetry and Prose, edited by Dave Margoshes and Courtney Bates-Hardy, Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild, 2021.

  • “dreams of futures past.” Kiiyaanaan Aykwaa: Us Now, vol 1, no 1, MN-S, Spring 2021.

  • “Elegy in Dashboard Lights.” spring magazine, vol 12, March 2021.

  • Two poems. Arc Poetry Magazine, vol 92, Summer 2020.

  • Two poems. untethered magazine, vol 5, no 1, January 2020.

  • Two poems. [space] vol 7, Department of English, University of Regina, 2016.

  • “Andalucía.” [space] vol 6, Department of English, University of Regina, 2015.

ESSAYS / ARTICLES / INTERVIEWS

  • Howl 89.5 fm radio interview for National Poetry Month (23 April 2024)

  • "Does the poet life have to be so lonely?" Freelance Magazine, Saskatchewan Writers' Guild, vol 53, no 4, Fall 2023.

  • "Which came first: the form or the words?" Freelance Magazine, Saskatchewan Writers' Guild, vol 53, no 3, Summer 2023.

  • "Are there really no bad poems?" Freelance Magazine, Saskatchewan Writers' Guild, vol 53, no 2, Spring 2023.

  • "When it comes to truth in poetry, can I say that?" Freelance Magazine, Saskatchewan Writers' Guild, vol 53, no 1, Winter 2023. 

  • "Disability: Exploring identity, disability, and art" - CBC Radio One's Blue Sky, with

      Elena Bentley, Rev. Kathleen James-Cavan, and Adam Pottle (aired January 26, 2023)​

BOOK REVIEWS

  • But the sun, and the ships, and the fish, and the waves., by Conyer Clayton, Arc Poetry MagazineApril 2023.

  • Girl running, by Diana Hope Tegenkamp, CV2 Magazine, vol 45, no 1, Summer 2022.

  • Go, by Shelley A. Leedahl, SASKBOOKS REVIEWS, 27 July 2022. 

  • Your Very Own, by John Nyman, SASKBOOKS REVIEWS, 22 June 2022.

  • Synaptic, by Alison Calder, SASKBOOKS REVIEWS, 7 June 2022.

  • Shifting Baseline Syndrome, by Aaron Kreuters, SASKBOOKS REVIEWS, 25 May 2022.

  • coda: fluttertongue book 7, by Steven Ross Smith, SASKBOOKS REVIEWS, 2 March 2022. 

  • The Zombie Stance of the Technological Idiot, by s. mintz, SASKBOOKS REVIEWS, 18 January 2022. 

  • Resistance: Righteous Rage in the Age of #MeToo, edited by Sue Goyette, SASKBOOKS REVIEWS, 19 August 2021.

  • Beaver, Bison, Horse: The Traditional Knowledge and Ecology of the Northern Great Plains, by R. Grace Morgan, SASKBOOKS REVIEWS, 17 June 2021. 

  • Concrete: From Ancient Origins to a Problematic Future, by Mary Soderstrom, SASKBOOKS REVIEWS, 5 May 2021.

  • Uncertain Harvest: The Future of Food on a Warming Planet, by Ian Mosby, Sarah  Rotz, and Evan D.G. Fraser, SASKBOOKS REVIEWS, 6 January 2021.

  • Reclaiming Tom Longboat: Indigenous Self-Determination in Canadian Sport, by Janice Forsyth, SASKBOOKS REVIEWS, 8 October 2020.

  • In My Own Moccasins: A Memoir of Resilience, by Helen Knott, SASKBOOKS REVIEWS, 18 August 2020.

readings & hostings

  • Workshop FacilitatorPoetry Workshop

      Sister's Ink writing group (11 June 2024)

  • Featured Reader, Children's Author Reading Event (SAWCI, Sask German Council)

      Saskatoon Public Library (28 April 2024)

  • Workshop Facilitator"Write it New: Using Found Poetry to Find Your Poem"​

       Saskatoon Public Library (18 April 2024)

  • Host, First Draft: Conversations on Writing with Taidgh Lynch

      Saskatchewan Writers' Guild, Online (12 March 2024)

  • Invited Author, Classroom Reading and Presentation

      Clavet Composite School (14 November 2023)

  • Panelist, Writing Poetry Panel

      Ânskohk Literature Festival (4 November 2023)

  • Invited Author, Author Talks School Visit (as part of the Ânskohk Literature Festival)

      Caswell Community School (3 November 2023)

  • Story-ior, Celebrating our Story-iors Event​​

      Ânskohk Literature Festival (2 November 2023)

  • Invited Author/Presenter 

      The Pickle in Grandma's Fridge reading/How to Write Picture Books

      Naicam Public Library (17 October 2023)

  • Workshop Facilitator, Youth Summer Blast Program

      "Writing the Body Into Place: A Generative Poetry Workshop"

      Regina Open Doors Society, Online (9 August 2023)

  • Host, "Tâns’i Talk" Series with Joshua Heath and Sheila Webster

      "The Story Behind the Shopping Cart Boy"​

      Saskatchewan Writers' Guild, Online (16 March 2023)

  • Featured Reader, "Connecting Communities: Disability, Justice, and Living Well" ​

      GPUC, Friday Performances, (27 January 2023)​

  • Featured Reader, "Queer Disability Poetics"

      URQI - Out on the Prairie series, University of Regina, Online (24 November 2022)​

  • Host, "Tâns’i Talk" Series with Julianna McLean

     "Kiskowehikew: conversations about spirit, star relations, dreams, sasq’ets (wild man)" 

      Saskatchewan Writers' Guild, Online (27 October 2022)

  • Host, Book Bytes Summer Reading Series (Poetry)

      Saskatchewan Writers' Guild, Online (3 August 2022)

  • Featured Reader, "Stories Under a Living Sky: From Many Stories Strength"

      Saskatchewan Writers' Guild/Multicultural Council of Sask, Online (27 June 2022)

  • Featured Reader, apart: a year of pandemic poetry and prose, Book Launch 

      The Delta Bessborough Hotel, video recording (23 October 2021)

  • Host, “Small Talk” Series on microfiction with Jenn Ashton  

       Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild, Online (22 October 2021) 

  • Host, workshop on editing with Leslie Vyrenhoek

       Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild, Online (29 September 2021) 

  • Featured Reader, Book Bytes Summer Reading Series (Poetry)

      Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild, Online (21 July 2021)

  • Reader, spring magazine, volume 12 Launch

      Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild, Online (24 March 2021)

  • Reader, Past Contributor Reader’s Series

      untethered magazine, Online (27 August 2020)

  • Reader, issue 5.1 Launch Party

      untethered magazine, Monarch Tavern, Toronto ON. (9 January 2020)

  • Guest Speaker, Proseminar: Honours Routes

      Department of English, University of Regina (28 October 2016)

  • “The Reliability of Site” (Original Poetry)

       Literary Eclectic, University of Regina (21 October 2016)

  • “‘I Will Purge Thy Mortal Grossness So:’ Congenital Deformity in Shakespeare’s Plays”   Medieval/Renaissance Conference

       The University of Virginia’s College at Wise (USA), (15 September 2016)

  • “‘Sweet and Liquid Tongue[s]:’ Adapting Language in H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine” Trash Talkin’ Pop-Culture Conference, University of Regina (11 March 2016)

  • “Victorian Children’s Stories: Colonialism Preoccupied with the State of the Empire” Literary Eclectic, University of Saskatchewan (3 October 2015)

  • “Defining the Monsters: Identity and Deformity in A Song of Ice and Fire

      Trash Talkin’ Pop-Culture Conference, University of Regina (14 March 2015)

awards

CREATIVE WRITING AWARDS

  • 2023  Shortlisted (Fiction, YA), Writing for Children Competition, CANSCAIP

  • 2022  Honourable Mention (Poetry), Short Grain Contest, Grain Magazine

  • 2022  Finalist, Vallum Chapbook Award, Vallum Magazine

  • 2021  Finalist, People’s Choice, 2-Day Poem Contest, Contemporary Verse 2

ACADEMIC AWARDS

  • 2017-2018 Canada Graduate Scholarship - Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) - Master’s ($17,500)

  • 2017 Faculty of Arts and Science Master’s Recruitment Award, University of Toronto ($1838)

  • 2016 G. Murray and Edna Forbes Foundation Scholarship in Honours English (Critical Honours Paper in Literature) University of Regina ($3000)

  • 2016 Goldman Travel Assistance Fund, University of Regina ($800)

  • 2016 Department of English Travel Award, University of Regina ($500)

  • 2016 Dr. Wilma Ebbit Memorial Scholarship in English, University of Regina ($1500)

  • 2015 Student Success Centre Cross-Disciplinary Writing Award, University of Regina ($500)

  • 2015 Dorothy and Leon Goldman Award in English, University of Regina ($1000)

  • 2014 New Frontier Scholarships—Entrance Award, University of Regina ($2000)

memberships

  • Member, Saskatchewan Writers' Guild (SWG)

  • Member, Saskatchewan Ânskohk Writers’ Circle Inc. (SAWCI)

  • Member, Indigenous Editors Association (IEA)

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