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the Raven Chapbooks Award

the ReLit Awards

The Victoria Butler Book Prize

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Season 5 Episode 31 Kyeren Regehr on the legacy of one of Victoria's beloved reading serie

Writing the Coast:

BC Yukon Book Prize Podcast

I speak to Megan Cole, Director of Programming and Communications for the BC and Yukon Book Prizes, about Planet Earth Poetry, and about my journey from the open mic in 2007 to becoming the artistic director in 2024. I also talk about the events and the programs that we offer at this beloved 28-year-old poetry reading series.

Cult Life is now available at Russell Books

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Exciting New Role!

Artistic Director of Planet Earth Poetry

Planet Earth Poetry has been celebrating Canadian poets and poetry for 28 years. I'm thrilled and honoured to begin curating one of Canada's oldest literary reading series.

I'll be at Russell Books Victoria on Friday evenings

between Jan 2nd & June 7th!

Hope to see you there!

Exciting New Role!

Victoria Butler Book Prize Finalist
Relit Award Shortlist

CBC Spring Poetry Selection 2021
All Lit Up: National Poetry Month Selection 2021

Work from Cult Life:
Selected for Best Canadian Poetry in English
Second Place in The Fiddlehead
's Poetry Contest
Second Place in Prism International's Poetry Prize
Longlisted for CBC Poetry

Longlisted for The Montreal Prize


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Winner of the Raven Chapbooks Award

“[This] work is ASTONISHING. I’ve never read anyone who could capture the reality of what it is to be a dancer in such a guttingly raw, visceral way—no glorification or pastel sugary fluff that typically accompanies attempts to reveal the daily workings of the ballet world. This can only come from an insider’s view, and someone who is not afraid to make the grotesque and deeply dark parts familiar. Disassembling A Dancer is delicious yet challenging reading. I hope this book reaches a wide audience. It’s WONDERFUL.”

From Jennifer Nichols(lead choreographer for the Netflix series,Tiny Pretty Things).

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