Selected Poems

AWARDS & HONOURS

2019:

Au Zoo d’Abidjan / At the Abidjan Zoo” suite of poems selected as a finalist for The Coniston Prize (Radar Poetry)

“Ode to the cockroach” selected for Best Canadian Poetry in English 2019 anthology (Biblioasis)

2018: 

Heart postpartum (2nd place, Award for New Poets, Frontier Poetry)

“Sissi barra: the way of smoke” (Room Short Forms 2018 Contest winner, tied for 1st place)

POEMS IN PRINT AND ONLINE

2019:

“ode to rust [oxygen awakens a flame]” (Contemporary Verse 2, Emergence Issue)

“atelier” (The Fiddlehead)

“evening” (Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Fall 2019)

“Four Aspects of Language [A sea lives on my tongue]” (Rust + Moth, Autumn 2019)

maquis (SWIMM Every Day, January 28)

Demeter (Literary Mama, April 17)

2018:

Ode to the Cockroach & my tiny minnow (The Maynard)

2017:

“Tobermory” (EVENT)

“Abidjan Aubade”, “Fanicos: The Laundrymen of Banco” and “Ode to the peacock” in emerge 17: The Writer’s Studio Anthology

“If only casseroles could scream” (Oratorealis; Collaborative poem with Fiona Tinwei Lam, Stephen Berg, Viola Prinz and Emily Olsen; also anthologized in Sustenance: Writers from BC and Beyond on the Subject of Food)

“Icarus” (The Fiddlehead)

INTERVIEWS

2018: What’s up, Room’s Short Forms Contest Winners?