Books and Chapbooks


Waking Occupations. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2022.

Admission RequirementsToronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2017. (Here’s a sample.)

Hanging Exhibits. (Chapbook.) Marmora, ON: The Emergency Response Unit Press, May 2016.

Occasional Emergencies. (Chapbook.) Toronto: Odourless Press, November 2013.

Magazines, Journals and Anthologies


“Interior with Plastic Slippers and Broken Straps”, CNQ Issue #108. Fall/Winter 2020 2021.

“Self-Portrait with an Internal Conflict.” Best Canadian Poetry Anthology 2021. Ed. by Souvanktham Thammavongsa. Biblioasis Press. October 2021.

“Aubade for Meeting Obligations.” MaisonneuveIssue 78. Winter 2020.

“Interlude with Figures in Passing”, “Aubade with A Veneer of Progress” and “Brief Encounter at the Noodle Stall.” The Fiddlehead, No. 285, Fall 2020.

“Portrait with an Internal Conflict,” “Interior, Scale Model,” and “Interior with a Hundred Views.” The Malahat Review, Issue 212, Fall 2020.

“Model Life,” “Still Life with Raw Carcass and Shallots,” and “Still Life with Dream Interpretation, #2.” Room Magazine, Issue 43.2, Summer 2020.

“Without Capital.” West End Phoenix. Telegrams from Home Issue. May/June 2020.

Interlude, A Relapse, Coming to Know.” The Puritan. Issue 47: Fall 2019.

“Nocturne for a Revoked Citizen.” Literary Review of Canada. Vol. 27., Issue 3. April 2019.

“Without Permission.” Humber Literary Review. Vol. 5 Issue 1. Spring/Summer 2018.

“The Balance of the World is Tested.” Vallum Contemporary Poetry. Issue 15:1. Spring 2018. 

“The Land of Milk and Honey.” This Magazine. November/December 2017.

“Howard Park Means.” West End Phoenix. Issue 1, October 2017.

The Chinese Garden” and “Scotch Broom.” Hamilton Arts & Letters. Issue 9.2. Guest edited by Annick MacAskill.

“I Hear It’s Raining.” Poetry is DeadIssue 14, 2016. Guest edited by Shazia Hafiz Ramji and Sheryda Warrener.

“PSA” and “Visiting Relatives”. Canada and Beyond: A Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies. Spring 2016.

“Loft Conversions.” BafterC. Bookhug Press. Volume 8 Number 1. Spring 2016.

“The Stone Garden”, “The Cartographer” and “Lacquered Bowl”. Hart House Review. 2016.

Admissions”,“The Same Old Story”,“Possession” and“The Birds Went First.” Ricepaper Magazine. Issue 20.3. Winter 2015/16.

“Historical Re-enactment” and “Suspensions of Power.” THIS Magazine. Nov/Dec 2015.

“Regional Transit” and “The Hydro Men.” Prism International. Issue 53.4. Summer 2015.

“Low Visibility”,“Latitude” and “Guiding Lights”. The Rusty ToqueIssue 8. Summer 2015.

Another View.” April 2015.

Above Bow Valley” and “The Cloud People.” re:caps magazine. Issue Environment Part II. July 2014.

“Rites of Passage.” MaisonneuveIssue 52. Summer 2014.

Dufferin Grove Suites.” The Rusty ToqueIssue 6. Spring 2014.

“Invasive Carp.” The Malahat Review. Issue #185. Winter 2013.

“Gifting Ceremonies.”  Ricepaper Magazine. Issue 18.2. Fall 2013.

Mourning Doves” and “Wreck Beach.” Contemporary Verse 2. Vol. 35 No. 4. Spring 2013.

“Two Tea Bowls.” Arc Poetry Magazine. Issue 67. Winter 2012: 23.

“Penelope Before Marriage.” Grain Magazine 39.2Winter 2012.

“The Tradition.” Montreal Poetry Prize 2011 Longlist e-Anthology, Véhicule Press, 2011.

Night Ferry.” The Hart House Review. 2011.

“Poems.” TOK 6: Writing the New Toronto. Ed. Helen Walsh. Toronto: Zephyr Press, 2011.

Yard Work.” Canadian Literature 206. Autumn 2010.

Gratitude.” Oct. 2010.

“March Storm, Georgian Bay”, “October on the North Shore, Lake Superior”, “The Solemn Land” and “The Upper Ottawa, near Mattawa.” Descant 109, Winter 2000.

Fiction and Non-fiction

“Boat Words.” Brick 111. Summer 2023 Issue, forthcoming.

“Double Storey.” The Ex-Puritan Summer 2023 Issue, forthcoming.

“Escape Route.” The New Quarterly. Issue 158. Fall 2021.

“The Island Returned.” Brick 102. Winter 2019.

“The Striking of a Bell: Russell Thornton and Phoebe Wang.” What the Poets are Doing: Canadian Poets in Conversation. Rob Taylor. Vancouver: Nightwood Publishing, 2018.

“Visions and Versions of Resilience: Mentoring as a Means of Survival.” Refuse: CanLit in Ruins. eds Hannah McGregor, Julie Rak and Erin Wunker. Bookhug, 2018.

The Unpublished City, Volume II: The Lived City. Dionne Brand, Canisia Lubrin and Phoebe Wang. Bookhug, 2018.

“The Invigilator.” The Unpublished City., Volume I. Curated by Dionne Brand. Bookthug, IFOA and Toronto Lit Up, 2017.

“Sitting at a Scarred Table: The Place of Poetry for New Canadians.” Arc Poetry Magazine. Issue 82. Winter 2017. 49-57.

Review of Sina Queyras’s My Ariel and Arleen Paré’s The Girls with Stone Faces.” The Globe and Mail. November 10, 2017.

“Review of Leanne Betasamosake Simpson’s This Accident of Being Lost and Gwen Benaway’s Passage, reviewed: Multiple Realms.” The Globe and Mail. March 31, 2017.

Inheritances: An Introduction to The Puritan Spring 2016 Supplement.” The Puritan Spring 2016 Supplement, Issue 24, Spring 2016

“Review of Lee Maracle’s Talking to the Diaspora.The Winnipeg Review. Issue 22, Winter 2016.

“Trusting Your Surroundings: Entering the Rooms of Fernandes’ Transmitter and Receiver.” Arc Poetry Magazine, online. Winter 2016.

“Review of Trisha Cull’s The Death of Small Creatures. The Malahat Review. Issue 193. Winter 2016.

“Review of Kerry-Lee Powell’s Inheritance.” Arc Poetry Magazine. Issue 77. Summer 2015: 138-9.

“A Difficult Fluency: What Kayla Czaga Can’t Tell Us in For Your Safety Please Hold On.” Arc Poetry Magazine, online. 9 April 2015.

A Roundtable Review: Three Frames on Chris Hutchinson’s Jonas in Frames.The Puritan Issue 26. Summer 2014.

“Calling Through the Cold: Allan Cooper and Harry Thurston’s The Deer Yard.” Arc Poetry Magazine, online. 7 August 2014.

‘Now I See Something that I Didn’t Before’: A Conversation with Anita Lahey.The Puritan Issue 25. Spring 2014.

“The Width of Their Breath.” Arc Poetry Magazine. Arc Poetry Magazine. Issue 74. Summer 2014: 141-145.

“Picking Up the Pieces: Ann Shin’s The Family China.” Arc Poetry Magazine. Online. 24 April 2014.

Three Passages West”: A Review of Brian Brett’s The Wind River Variations, Evelyn Lau’s A Grain of Rice and Garry Thomas Morse’s Discovery Passages.” The Puritan Borders Supplement, Issue 24, Winter 2014.

Review of Russell Thornton’s Birds, Metals, Stones & Rain. The Malahat Review. Issue 185. Winter 2013.

That Thing to Have: A Review of Souvankham Thammavongsa’s Light.” The Puritan Issue 23. Fall 2013.

Reviews of Maureen Scott Harris’ Slow Curve Out and Susan Gillis’ The Rapids, The Goose, Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada, Issue 12/13 2013.

Amusing Spirits and Attentiveness: A Review of Jan Zwicky’s The Book of Frog.” The Puritan Issue 21 Spring 2013.

Restive Places at the End of Time: A Review of Matthew Tierney’s Probably Inevitable.” The Puritan. Issue 20. Winter 2013.

Violence in our bedrooms: A review of Julie Bruck’s Monkey Ranch.” Toronto Review of Books blog, Chirograph. 21 March 2013.

Staging History: A Review of Susan Steudel’s New Theatre.” Toronto Review of Books blog, Chirograph. 30 Jan 2012.

Chasing Cures: A Review of Erin Knight’s Chaser.” Toronto Review of Books blog, Chirograph. 28 Nov 2012.

“Review of Helen Guri’s Match.” echolocation Magazine, Issue 12, 2012.

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