Curriculum Vitae

 Publications

Books
Thrum, Talonbooks (2014)
Accrete or Crumble, LINEbooks (2006)

Anthologies
The Calgary Renaissance, Chaudiere Books (2016)
The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2013, Tightrope Books (2013)
Shy: an Anthology, University of Alberta Press (2013)
Ground Rules: the best of the second decade of above/ground press 2003-2013, Chaudiere Press (2013)
Anthology 1 (canadian innovative poets), ditch: the poetry that matters (2010)
Weeds: a dANDy chapbook, Dandelion (2006)
Shift & Switch: New Canadian Poetry, Mercury Press (2005)
Post-Prairie: An Anthology of New Poetry, Talonbooks (2005)
Blow-Out!: Pylons. a dANDy chapbook, Dandelion (2005)
Off the Shelf: a broadsheet collection in honour of Don Gorman and Shakespeare’s Shelf, housepress (2003)

Chapbooks (Selected)
two poems for derek, edits all over press (2013)
loonie continues surge above parity, No Press (2011)
Smash Swizzle Fizz, No Press (2010)
Bus Plunge, Olive press (2009)
echo localial, edits all over press (2008)
Dirty Work (reprint): The Alberta Series #4, above/ground press (2008)
Book of Eclectic Sentences, edits all over press (2006)
Dirty Work, No Press (2005)
fantasticate|ruggedize, MODL press (2003)
making hole, housepress (2002)
mount of olives, housepress.(2000)
ERGO POEMS ONE, self-published (1999)

Magazines (Selected)
“Interview and two poems”, Arc Poetry Magazine 79 (2016)
“The mechanics of thrum”, Evening Will Come (2015)
“A burst, and a flowering”, Dusie 17: the ecopoethos issue (2014)
“Rapt fractures”, Matrix 99 (2014)
“How to Thrive”, Poetry is Dead 4:1, Inside Outside (2013)
“affect Alto”; “affect Thrum”, filling Station 51 (2012)
“Lucky the Tot wasn’t Tasered”, NoD 11 (2010)
“Never quite arriving, or: a poetics of anxiety”, Open Letter 13:9, Beyond Stasis: Poetics and Feminism Today (2009)
“No Code Means”, filling Station 42 (2007)
from “camp set up done”, The Capilano Review 48 (2006)
from “CHUMP”, West Coast Line 46 (2005)
“NEWS(and yet)”; “EVENT”, dANDelion 30.1 (2004)
“making hole”, West Coast Line 40 (2003)
“tide”, sudden magazine 1340 (2003)
“A version of detail lingers”; “Stick”, Queen Street Quarterly 6.2 (2002)
“bind”, dANDelion 28.1 (2002)
“trace”, dANDelion 27.2 (2002)

Education

LL.B., University of British Columbia, 2007
M.A. English, University of Calgary, 2001: “What is a Sentence: Gertrude Stein’s Sentence Theory”
B.A. English, University of Calgary, 1998: Latin minor; Creative Writing concentration

Workshops and Retreats

  • Writing Group for the Illiterate and Visually Impaired (WGFTIAVI), January 2012-present
  • Self-Directed Residency (WGFTIAVI Retreat), Banff Centre for the Arts, February 2013
  • Poetry Colloquium with Daphne Marlatt, Sage Hill, July 2010
  • Women’s Writing Group, Calgary, September 2009-August 2010
  • Self-directed Residency, Banff Centre for the Arts, August 2009
  • Manuscript Development with Fred Wah, University of Calgary, 2000-01
  • Poetry Writing with Fred Wah and Nicole Markotic, University of Calgary, 1999-2000
  • Introduction to Poetry Writing with Fred Wah, University of Calgary, 1998-99

Editing and Event Planning

  • edits all over press, Publisher, 2006-present
  • Flywheel Reading Series, Coordinator, January 2012-present
  • Filling Station magazine, Board of Directors, March 2012-present
  • Filling Station magazine, Managing Editor (2002-2004), Poetry Editor (2000-2002)
  • Dandelion magazine, Editorial Collective member, 2000-2001