Creative Writing

Winner, The Malahat Review, Constance Rooke Prize, "The Equation", 2016.

The Malahat Review's 2016 CNF contest Constance Rooke Prize announcement


Publication: "Nine" in Boobs: Women Explore What It Means to have Breasts, Caitlin Press, 2016. Edited by Ruth Daniell.


Shortlisted, Room Magazine, Creative Non-Fiction Contest, "Stickhandling", 2015.

Shortlisted, Briarpatch Magazine, Writing in the Margins Contest, "A Daughter's List", 2015.

Publication: "Rounding Third" in Emerge 2015, SFU Writer's Studio, 2015. With guest editor Matt Rader and managing editor Janet Fretter.

Finalist, CBC Canada Writes, Hyperlocal Contest, "The Forest Children", 2013.

Publication (as editor and co-author): Maple Ridge Moments in Time, 2000.


Freelance writing

I work on a wide variety of projects including magazine articles, opinion pieces, content for specialty newspaper publications, plain language projects, media relations and social media for not-for profits.

Here are a few examples:

Back on the job, WorkSafe Magazine, Jul/Aug 2014.

Gratitude for safe right to vote reinforced in arena banter, Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows Times, Nov. 12, 2014.

Publication: "Playing Like a Girl" and "Mansplain Away, Boys" in Skirt Quarterly Magazine, 2016 (Online).

Achingly flawless at Garibaldi Secondary, Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows News, Jun. 7, 2012.