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.

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

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

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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.