Coming Up In 2020

It’s that time of year, when the contemplative warmth of early winter and its holidays gives way to colder days and the chilled rush of newness that a new year brings. All the projects that we postponed show up, suddenly ready to be tended to, and I find myself happy to see them, ready to … More Coming Up In 2020

New work in Résonance

I’ve been impatiently waiting for the inaugural issue of Résonance, and it’s finally here. Résonance is a new literary e-journal dedicated to writing by and about the French-heritage communities of the United States, and I’m so pleased to have two pieces included in its first issue: a review of Northland, a travel book by Porter … More New work in Résonance

Poetry Pause

One of my poems was featured in today’s Poetry Pause, the daily email dispatch of the League of Canadian Poets. When you subscribe, you get the words of a Canadian poet in your inbox each day. I find that it lives up to its name — it’s a welcomed pause from the quick and commercial … More Poetry Pause

Anthology of French-Heritage Women

I’m honoured to be included in a new anthology of writings by women of French heritage called, Heliotrope: French-Heritage Women Create. Assembled by Franco-American scholar Rhea Coté Robbins, the volume is being published in recognition of the 20th anniversary of the Franco-American Women’s Institute (FAWI) and includes the voices of more than 100 women, including … More Anthology of French-Heritage Women

New Poetry Reviews

My reviews of a handful of new Canadian poetry titles are up now at the Montreal Review of Books. This issue’s poetry coverage includes new collections by Carmine Starnino, Joshua Trotter, Ilona Martonfi, Margo Wheaton, and Michael Prior. My first goal in writing poetry reviews is always to encourage other people to read poetry. I … More New Poetry Reviews