Publications: Books

x The novel How to be Alone, Goose Lane, Fall 2023

x The poetry collection Talamh an Carraig: Land of the Rock, Breakwater Books, March 2022

x The chapbook Edges and other poems, Nothing New Productions, October 2020

x The novella This is Agatha Falling, Pedlar Press, March 2019


Recent Publications: Journals + Anthologies

x The essay “Liminal” in Riddle Fence, 2022

x The poem "Mobile Bay" in Janus Unbound, 2021

x The short story “Dreams and Other Stories” in Broken Pencil Magazine, 2021

x The poem “Mistaken Point” in The Antigonish Review, 2020

x The poem “The Poet’s Return from a Deep Time Encounter” in ARC Poetry Magazine, 2020

x The poems “Salt Fish” “Mary Maloney” and “Gold” in EVENT Magazine, 2020

x The poems “Teashop on Inis Oírr” “In Waterford, Listening” and “The Caribou” in Riddle Fence issue 34, 2019

x The poem “Night on The Burren” in Nine Muses Poetry, 2019

x The short story “Place-Based Commodification: The erroneous notion of authenticity as praxis in Newfoundland tourism” in Riddle Fence issue 33, 2019

x The poem “Something Else” in The Veg Magazine, 2019

x The short story “How To Be Alone on Boulevard Saint-Laurent” in Solliloquies Anthology 23.2, 2019

x The short story “Shattered Glass” in Spadina Literary Review, 2019


Professional Affiliations

x Member of League of Canadian Poets since 2022

x Member of Eastern Edge since 2020

x Member of Writer’s Union of Canada since 2019

x Member of Writer’s Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador since 2007


Readings

x Read at Thimble Cottage Poetry Series with Mary Dalton, 2022

x Read at Ochre Fest, 2022

x Read at Land of the Rock book launch, 2022

x Read at Bannerman Brewing Co. Book Fair, 2021

x Read at launch of Mary Germaine's Congratulations Rhododendrons, 2021

x Read at University of New Brunswick Poetry Weekend, October 2020

x Invited to read at North Atlantic Poetry Series, March 2020 (postponed)

x Read on One Art: A Fiction Podcast, March 2020

x Read at Women’s Work Festival, March 2020

x Read at Riddle Fence issue 34 launch, December 2019

x Read at Stan Dragland NL Book Award Celebration, December 2019

x Read on Riddle Fence issue 33 podcast, August 2019

x Read at launch of Lindsay Bird’s poetry collection Boom Time, May 2019, St. John’s, NL

x Read at Lawnya Vawnya Festival in partnership with Riddle Fence, May 2019, St. John’s, NL

x Read at League of Canadian Poets National Poetry Month event, April 2019, St. John’s, NL

x Invited to read at The Veg Magazine Launch, March 2019, Montreal, QC

x Read at Broken Books with Douglas Walbourne-Gough, February 2019, St. John’s, NL


Other Relevant Experience

x Mentor for WANL Mentorship Program for Emerging Writers, 2020

x Judge for selection of NLCU Fresh Fish Award for Emerging Writers, 2020

x Judge and adjudicator for selection Arts and Letters Awards in the Senior Fiction category, 2019-2020

x Volunteer on Advocacy Committee with Writer’s Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador, 2020 to 2022

x Founder and former host of Write-In monthly public writing group in partnership with the Writer’s Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador, founded in May 2019

x Invited to participate in Winter Writers Retreat at The Banff Centre, January and February 2019

x Participant in ARC Poetry Magazine Mentorship Program, October 2018


Grants/Awards Received

x Awarded Canada Council Research and Creation Grant for development of new novel, 2022

x Awarded Arts NL grant for development of new novel, 2020

x Awarded City of St. John's artist grant for development of new novel, 2020

x Shortlisted for 2020 ReLit Award for novel This is Agatha Falling (Pedlar, 2019)

x Longlisted for 2020 BMO Winterset Award for novel This is Agatha Falling (Pedlar, 2019)

x Nominated for The Journey Prize 2019 by Riddle Fence

x Awarded Canada Council Research and Creation grant for completion of second book, July 2019

x Winner of Gregory J. Power Poetry Award, 2019

x Awarded Constance Rooke Scholarship for Creative Writing at University of Guelph, 2019

x Awarded Avie Bennett Scholarship for Excellence in Creative Writing at Humber College, 2019

x Awarded Professional Projects Grant by ArtsNL for completion of poetry manuscript in November 2018

x Longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize, 2017

x Awarded City of St. John’s Artist Grant for completion of first novel in March 2017


Relevant Education

x Accepted to MFA in Creative Writing at University of Guelph in September 2019.

x Currently enrolled in Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Creative Writing Diploma. Has worked under the mentorship of Mary Dalton, Karen Solie, Andreae Callanan, Rob Finley and Lisa Moore.

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