I stopped updating this years ago–maybe someday I’ll come back to it. In the meantime you can find newer work in my Anstruther chapbook Heart & Mouth & Deed & Life (2018), and mags like Grain, Arc, Bad Nudes, The Antigonish Review and Big Smoke.


The Puritan No. 33 – “Snowflake”


Worst Case Ontario (split chapbook w/ Jessica Bebenek, JC Bouchard, dalton derkson & Julie Mannell)

untethered No. 3 – “From Detroit”

matchbook Vol. 3 – “SEO for the Kidnapped”

Nightshift #5 (self-released print zine w/ Abigail Kashul)

(parenthetical) #6 – “Waxfact Haibun”

kids, Hurtin’ Crüe Press (chapbook)

Bywords – “A Vast Human Action” (link)

Small Talk No. 16 – “Preparing for Death and My Subsequent Transparency” (print)

Retractions Press No. 1 – “Clownshoes” (print)


In/Words Broadside Series – “Tiger Shark” (print)

Kid-Scissor Hybrid No. 6 – “Man Christopher Walken Cooks Chicken & Pears” (link)

Small Talk No. 11 – “Postverity” (print)

Nightshift No. 4 (self-released print zine)

the peter f yacht club No. 20 – “Remover” (print)

Nightshift No. 3 (self-released print zine)

ottawater No. 10 – “Hiding Under Kindling” (link)


Nightshift No. 2 (self-released print zine w/ Abigail Kashul)

The Peter F. Yacht Club No. 19 (site) – “baggage” (print)

The Steel Chisel August issue – “Song for a Greyhound” (link)

Contemporary Verse 2 Vol. 36, No. 1 (site) – “To Assume” and “Zapruder 313” (print)

A pack of lies, Dog Bites Cameron Books (chapbook, 50-some copies)

in/words Broadside Series No. 8 (site) – “The Gelding” (print) March Issue – “James, who was pale and American” (link)

Nightshift No. 1 (self-released print zine w/ Abigail Kashul)

Chrysalis No. 3 (site) – “What you missed” (print)


Kid-Scissor Hybrid No. 4 – “Ideaesthesia” (link)

(also reprinted in The Best of Kid-Scissor Hybrid, Issues 1 – 4)


2015 untethered Poetry Contest (2nd-Runner Up)

2013 John Newlove Poetry Prize (Honorable Mention)

2010 George Johnston Poetry Prize

Selected Readings


EW Reading Series


Worst Case Ontario tour w/ Jessica Bebenek, JC Bouchard, dalton derkson, Julie Mannell – Toronto, St. Catherine’s, Welland, Pittsburgh, Brooklyn, Boston, Montreal, Ottawa
In/Words Reading Series (opener for Sandra Ridley)


In/Words – CapSlam Summer Fundraiser
In/Words Reading Series (as Special Guest of Dave Currie)


The Factory Reading Series

Ottawa International Writers Festival

In/Words Anniversary Showcase

Chrysalis No. 3 Launch Party

Reviews/Critical Work


Far from Mystery: Barry Dempster’s Invisible Dogs” –

John Barton – For the Boy with the Eyes of the Virgin” – Arc 74

“Dakota McFadzean – Other Stories & the Horse You Rode in On” – Broken Pencil 64

Andrew Kaufman – The Tiny Wife” – Broken Pencil 65

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