What a thrill and honor to be shortlisted beside Emily Riddle, Selina Boan, Andrea Scott and Matthew Hollett!! These poems all burning at different temperatures, hues. Incandescent. Thank you CBC Books and all the judges who read so many poems.          

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I’ve been writing a suite of poems about & not about birds… Like vectors of ideas. Flitting across cultures, languages, class… Hope. Feeling so blessed to be on this long list. Thank you, birds. You lift me up every day.

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Well, new to publication, but it was first delivered as a keynote several years ago at 2015 Academic Conference of Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy. A spiral text that moves between story and critical discourse, nods to Tiptree’s, “The Women Men Don’t See”…. You can read it here. Also on the Uncanny site, Julia Rios…

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Many long days since I’ve last updated. Lots has happened, of course, in the way of life and busynesses. A new group of writers at The Writer’s Studio. Late 2016 I  joined the board of Plentitude Magazine, a work trip to University of Colorado, Boulder, hosted by the marvellous Marcia Douglas. I had the chance to…

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July on Denman Island surrounded by lovers of books, stories, Salish Sea… I can’t think of a better way to enjoy the summer! Come and explore the island and delve into literature at the Denman Island Writers Festival. There will be writing workshops, too! Please visit their website for further details, scheduling. I’ll be reading…

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Join Dean Sigurdson and Hiromi Goto BA’90 for an evening of conversation and performance. An alumni association Faculty of Arts event, meet other alumni, connect, reconnect, network and build community in the Metro Vancouver Area. Please register.

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