Literary C.V.

Selected Publications

Selected Readings

  • House Party Poetry Series
    • w/ Ellen Chang-Richardson, Conyer Clayton, Christine McNair, & Pearl Pirie, June 2020
  • The Factory Reading Series
    • w/ Adrienne Gruber & Ben Ladouceur, July 2019
    • w/ Kemeny Babineau & Jason Christie, January 2015
  • Messagio Galores takes XV
    • performances w/ Quatuor Gualuor (Conyer Clayton, jwcurry, nina jane drystek, & Alastair Larwill) in Toronto, Windsor, and Ottawa, February and April, 2018
  • Tree Reading Series
    • w/ Rod Pederson, Sarah Kabamba, and featured reader Cat Kidd, December 2017
  • An “H” of an Evening for bpNichol
    • performance w/ jwcurry, October 2017
  •  words(on)stages
    • w/ Jacqueline Valencia & David B. Goldstein, January 2017
  • The Sawdust Reading Series
    • w/ Marilyn Irwin, December 2016
  • OAR 9.1. Issue Launch
    • w/ Liam Burke, Natalie Hanna, Ian Martin, Sarah MacDonell, and Barâa Arar, December 2016
  • blUe mOndays Reading Series
    • w/ Mia Morgan & Natalie Hanna, April 2016
    • October 2015
  • The EW Reading Series
    • w/ Meghan Harrison, Emily Izsak, & Josh Smith, April 2016
  • Chrysalis Zine, “Distance” issue launch
    • w/ Marilyn Irwin, December 2015
  • Plan 99 Reading Series
    • w/ Elizabeth Bachinsky, September 2013

Awards & Grants

  • City of Ottawa, Arts Funding Program
    • December 2020
    • June 2017
      from the Creation and Production Fund for Professional Artists
  • Ontario Arts Council, Recommender Grants for Writers
    • February 2018
      from Palimpsest Press
  • Ontario Arts Council, Compass project grant
    • May 2016
      towards attendance at the Canadian Writers’ Summit, and eight months of online training in marketing and communications
  • Carleton University, George Johnston Poetry Prize
    • April 2014
      Second Place for “Begin in Water”
  • Carleton University, Thomas Hartman Award for Humorous Writing
    • 2012

Juries & Committees

  • ArtsNL (Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council)
    • Sustaining Program for Professional Arts Organizations (SPPAO), March 2020
  • Ottawa Arts Council Arts Awards
    • March 2020
  • Manitoba Arts Council
    • Periodical Publishers Jury, June 2019

Work & Volunteer Experience

  • Ottawa Arts Council
    • Director & Awards Committee Chair, 2020 – Present
  • Arc Poetry Magazine
    • Managing Editor, 2018 – Present
    • Coordinating Editor, 2014 – 2018
  • Tree Reading Series
    • Tree Seed Workshop Facilitator, 2015 – 2018
  • Canadian Women in the Literary Arts
    • 2014 CWILA Count Volunteer, 2015
  • In/Words Magazine & Press
    • Host, The In/Words Reading Series, 2013 – 2014
    • Co-Editor, 2012 – 2014

Education

  • Carleton University, M.A., English, 2013 – 2014
    • Received Teaching Assistant position, ENGL1000
    • Specialization in contemporary Canadian poetry
  • Carleton University, B.A. Honours, English, 2009 – 2013
    • Deans’ Honour List, 2013
    • Minor in History