Curriculum vitae


Professional Memberships

Education

 Publishing Credits

  • Short Stories: “Cicadas,” and “Molly Finder.” Sudbury Ink: A Sudbury Writers’ Gusudburyinkild Anthology. Sudbury Writers’ Guild, 2016. ISBN: 978-0-9952851-0-1. pp 40-44, 116-126.
  • Short Story: “Downtime.” On Spec. Fall 2014. #98 vol. 26, no. 3. pp 73-86.
  • Short Story: “The Broken Places.” Bastion Science Fiction Magazine. OnSpecFall2014tinyJune 2014. pp 49-54.
  • Poems: “infant crawls,” “peregrine,” and “contain you.” Sulphur IV: Laurentian University’s Literary Journal. The English Arts Society and The Lambda. April 2014. ISSN 978-0-9869138-1-5. pp 58-61.Mouse Tales Press
  • Photo: “Massassauga Lighthouse.” Enhance No. 14, Onimpression Network. Published online Feb 1, 2014.
  • Short Story: “Bereavement.” Commuter Lit. November 14, 2013.
  • Short Story: “Night Traffic.” Mouse Tales Press. October 2013. pp 8-9.
  • Non-fiction: “Blood and Darkness.” Spooky Sudbury: True tales of the eerie and unexplained. Mark Leslie and Jenny Jelen. Hamilton: Dundurn Press, 2013. ISBN 978-1-4597-1923-1. pp 187-9.Spooky Sudbury
  • Poem: “Inherited.” The Atomy. Published on-line July 2013.
  • Poem: “North from Thule.” Enhance No. 11, Onimpression Network. Published on-line April 6,  2013.
  • Poem: “Not the Mother She Remembers.” Nurture: The League of Canadian Poets National Poetry Month Blog 2011.  Published on-line April 13, 2011.
  • Poem: “they cannot weather this.”  Climate Changes: The League of Canadian Poets National Poetry Month Blog 2010.  Published on-line April 29, 2010.
  • Poem: “Fire and Ice.”  Fusion.  Ekphrastic project between Sudbury Writers’ Guild Fire and Icemembers and Espanola artists.  Project first displayed July 1, 2009 at Jazz Berries strawberry social at the Espanola Community Center.  Second showing at the Sudbury Theatre Centre Aug 1-30, 2009.
  • Poems: “Manitou sky,” and “compensation.”  Highgrader Magazine.  Volume XV Issue 5 Oct 2008.  ISSN 1201-8201
  • Poems: “Sundogs at Nipissing,” and “Astronomy Lesson.”  Highgrader DeliciousMagazine.  Volume XV Issue 4 Aug 2008.  ISSN 1201-8201
  • Poem: “why sometimes i don’t even bother.”  Delicious.  Eds. Laurie Smith and Lenore Langs.  Windsor: Cranberry Tree Press, 2007.  ISBN 1-894668-29-4
  • Article: “Tlachtga.”  Earthsongs: the international journal of the Society of Celtic Shamans.  Samhain 2005.
  • Poems: “Five Haiku,” and “A Spirit on the Way.”  Open Window IV: an international anthology of poetry.  Ed. Richard M. Open Window IVGrove.  Hidden Brook Press, 2005.  ISBN 1-894553-64-0
  • Poem: “Relatively Speaking.”  Continuum.  Eds. Laurie Smith and Lenore Langs.  Windsor: Cranberry Tree Press, 2004.  ISBN 1-894668-17-0
  • Reviews: “The Last Light of the Sun,” “The Boy from Earth,” “The Mermaid Secret,” “Pirates of the Montaleo Isles,” “Silence of the Country,” “That Singing You Hear at the Edges,” “Canadian Hauntings,” “Animal Phantoms; Ghost Riders; Horribly Haunted Houses.” Canadian Book Review Annual 2004.Continuum
  • Article: “The Significance of Organic Imagery in the Song of Solomon.”  Earthsongs: the international journal of the Society of Celtic Shamans.  Beltane 2004.
  • Reviews: “The Body of My Garden,” “The Secret Envy of the Unsaved,” “A Geography of Souls,” “Haunted Hallowe’en Stories,” “Family Fictions,” “Break the Silence,” “The Applecross Spell.”  Canadian Book Review Annual 2003.
  • Poem: “Winter Solstice.”  From the Oak Grove: An Anthology. Ed. Mary-Pat Mann.  Sardis: Elder Grove Press, 2003.
  • Reviews: “Silk Routes of the Body,” “Kyrie,” “Wild Things Live There,” “Could Love a Man,” “Prime,” “Grace and Poison,” “Poems for a New World.” Canadian Book Review Annual 2002.
  • Reviews: “Swimming Among the Ruins,” “Into the Fold,” “Voices from the Lake,” “Sunburst,” “Burning Bush,” “How did you sleep?” “A pair of Scissors,” “A Blue with Blood in it.” Canadian Book Review Annual 2001.
  • Reviews: “Beforehand,” “A Woman Alone on the Aticokan Highway,” “The Histiry of the Future,” “Saving Camelot,” “Speaking through Jagged Rock,” “26 Ways our of this World,” “The Dark Side of the Moon,” “Office Politics,” “Persephone’s Sisters: Young Women Write.”  Canadian Book Review Annual 2000.
  • Reviews: “Backgroung Music,” “A Slow Dance in the Flames,” “The Sweet Taste of Lightning,” and “Questions About the Stars.” Canadian Book Review Annual 1999.
  • Interview: Ageless Wisdom: Stories from Sudbury Seniors.  Sudbury, 1999.
  • Interviews: Laurentian University Alumni Magazine. 1999 – 2001
  • Poems: Battle Chant.  Sudbury: Battle Chant Ink, 1999.  ISBN 0-9686087-0-1Battle Chant
    Article: “Music for all tastes.” The Sudbury Star.  Contributing writerfor the Sudbury Arts Council column. October 1999.
  • Short Story: “Dead Issue.”  The Sudbury Star.  6 Sept 1999.  *Second place in the Sudbury Star Summer Short Story Contest.
  • Article: “Food, blues, and cookbooks heat up next Saturday.” The Sudbury Star.  Contributing writerfor the Sudbury Arts Council column. June 1999.
  • Monthly Editorials: Member of The Sudbury Star reader board.  February – June 1999.
  • Article: “Jazz for the winter blues.” The Sudbury Star.  Contributing writerfor the Sudbury Arts Council column. January 1999.
  • Short Story: “Fox Fur.”  The Northern Life.  25 Nov., 1998  *First place in the Sudbury Writers’ Guild writing contest.
  • Poem: “Somnambulance.” The Northern Life.  25 Nov, 1998. *Third place in the Sudbury Writers’ Guild writing contest.
  • Article: “Chasing down more than words.”  The Sudbury Star.  Contributing writer for the Sudbury Arts Council column, October 1998.
  • Article: “Plenty happening on the local poetry front.”  The Sudbury Star.  Contributing writer for the Sudbury Arts Council column, August 1998.
  • Poems: Neoverse.  Sudbury: Your Scrivener Press, 1998.  ISBN 1-896350-06-2neoverse
  • Article:  “Fishing for Winter Fun.”  Georgian Bay Today.  Winter 1998.
  • Short Story: “A Patchwork of Quilts.”  The Sudbury Star.  23 Sept, 1997.  *First place in the Sudbury Star Summer Short Story Contest.
  • Article: “Camp or Cottage?  A Summer Home by Any Other Name . . .”  Georgian Bay Today.  Summer 1997. 11.
  • Article: “Poets Ready for (W)rites of Spring.”  Georgian Bay Today.  Spring 1997. 9.
  • Poem: “Goslings.” Spring-Fever: An Anthology of Poems from the Ontario Division (W)rites of Springof the League of Canadian Poets (W)rites of Spring 1997.  Ed. Roger Nash. Sudbury: Your Scrivener Press, 1997.  ISBN 1-896350-04-6
  • Poems: “White,” “Lyric,” “The Ambassador Bridge,” “Night Terror,” and “Drunken Moon.”  Generation 97.  Ed. Jonathan Dewar.  Windsor: University of Windsor Press, 1997.
  • Poem: “Two for Windsor.”  Wayzgoose Anthology 1997.  Eds. Lenore Langs and Laurie Smith.  Windsor: University of Windsor Press, 1997.  ISBN 0-9695346-7-1
  • Short Story: “The Earth King.”  Always Sail West.  Eds. John Riddell and Rhonda Always Sail WestSandberg.  Sudbury: Laurentian University Press, 1996.  ISBN 0-88667-032-2
  • Short Story: “For a Change.”  Parsec.  1.1 Aug./Sept. 1995: 26-32.
  • Article: “When it Hurts to Breathe . . . Listen.”  Slin Roller.  2.5  Aug. 1994: 4.
  • Short Story: “Chlorophyll and Corruption.”  The Sudbury Star.  5 July 1994: B1. *Third place in the Sudbury Star ParsecSummer Short Story Contest.
  • Column: “Generetion X/Metamorphoses.”  Lambda: Laurentian University’s Student Newspaper.  1993-4.
  • Reviews:  Entertainment reviewer for The Ontarian: the University of Guelph student newspaper.  1991-2.

Editing Experience

  • … like lemmings … (poetry over the edge).  Sudbury: Two Lemmings Publishing, 1998-  ISSN 1481-0689.Like Lemmings
  • Generation ’96.  Windsor: University of Windsor Press, 1996.
  • The Wandering Pariah.  Sudbury: Laurentian University Press, 1994.

Academic Credits/Conferences

  • The Academic Conference for Canadian Content in Speculative Arts and Literature (ACCCSAL). Ottawa, May 1996.  Paper: The Works of O. R. Melling.
  • Laurentian University English Department Prize for Best Honours Project 1994/95.  Paper: Crossing the Line: The New Fantasy of Canadian Children’s Literature and the Interplay of Fantasy and Reality.
  • Colloquium on the Idea of the University.  Laurentian University, March 1995.  Paper: Employing the Mind in a Jobless World.
  • Honourable mention in the Laurentian University President’s Award Essay Competition 1995.  Paper: “Something there is that doesn’t love a wall”: Is there a Canada without Quebec?
  • Laurentian University English Department Prize for Best Upper Year Essay 1993/94.  Paper: Appearances are Deceiving:  Irony in Caucer’s “The Miller’s Tale.”

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