Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia, 1987





Bonsai Love, poems, Harbour Publishing, 2014

Sandgrain Leaf, poetry chapbook, The Alfred Gustav Press, 2010

His Sweet Favour, YA novel, Thistledown Press, 2009 

Manna Days, self-published poetry chapbook, 2009 

Bright Scarves of Hours, poems, Palimpsest Press, 2007

Love Along the Tongue, self-published poetry chapbook, Moth Press, 2001

God on His Haunches, poems, Nightwood Editions, 1996


Anthology Appearances

Alive at the Center (Ooligan Press, 2013)

The Verse Map of Vancouver (Anvil Press, 2009)

Northern Lights: an anthology of Canadian Christian writing (Wiley, 2008)

In Our Own Words VII (MW Enterprises, 2007)

String to Bow (Leaf Press, 2005)

From This New World (Ten Dollar Words Publishing, 2003)

Line by Line (Ekstasis Editions, 2002)


Contests and Awards

Arc Poem of the Year contest 2014: two finalist poems, “Every Summer” and “The Way Things Decay” 

Arc Poem of the Year Contest 2010: Editor’s Choice, for “Public Library”            

Janet McCabe Poetry Prize 2009 (RUMINATE magazine): finalist for “Time is pouring”

Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, shortlist, 1997, for God on His Haunches (Nightwood Editions, 1996) 



In Canada

Quills (annual, 2012)

Sub-Terrain (Fall 2011, Van 125 issue)

The Puritan (Summer/Fall 2010)

Arc (Summer 2010; Editor’s Choice)

Rhythm (Spring 2009)

Room (Spring 2009)

The Antigonish Review (148, Winter 2007)

The Prairie Journal (2006, #47)

Spire, the poetry poster (August 2006)

Prism International (Summer 2006)

The Nashwaak Review (2006)

The Mennonite Brethren Herald (Dec. ‘05)

On Spec (Fall 2005)

Jones Av. (XI/1)

The Vancouver Review (Fall 2005) (featured poet, Sept. 2005)

Event (Fall 2005)

Monday’s Poem at (Nov. and Dec. 2004)

Crux: the Regent College Journal (June 2004, Summer 2011, Winter 2012)

paperplates (Vol. VI, No. 2, 2004)

Another Toronto Quarterly (Spring 2004)

The Dalhousie Review (Summer 2002 and Summer 2012)

Qwerty (Summer 2001)

The Danforth Review (December 1999)

Descant (Summer 1999)

TickleAce (May 1999)

The Carleton Arts Review (1998)

The New Quarterly (Winter 1995)

Canadian Literature (Autumn 1995)

Green’s Magazine (multiple appearances, 1996-2002)

Grail: an Ecumenical Journal (1993; ‘95)

The White Wall Review


The Red Tory Review

The Rain City Review

In the U.S.:

The Aurorean (fall 2011)
Drash (annual, 2009 and 2012)
Pilgrimage (autumn 2007)
The Fourth River (Fall 2007)
RUMINATE (June 2007; Fall 2009)
The Apple Valley Review (Spring 2007)

The Mennonite (December 2006)

Vers Libre Quarterly (Winter 2006)

The 13th Warrior Review (January 2006)

The Aurora Review (January 2006)

The Absinthe Literary Review (Fall 2005)

Harvard Review (No.28, Spring 2005)

Bellowing Ark (Autumn 2004)

Gumball Poetry (Winter 2003)

Astropoetica (Fall 2003)

Mars Hill Review (No.17)

Radix (1995)

Manna (Spring 1994)

The Rolling Coulter (Winter 1993)

Recursive Angel


The Café Review

The Abraxas Reader



The Antiphon (England, March 2014)

Poems Niederngasse (Switzerland, 2008)

Nthposition (England, January 2008)

3rd Muse Poetry Journal (Australia, 2007)

Aerings (England, 1995)

Deep South (New Zealand, 1995)

Studio: a journal of Christians writing (Australia, multiple appearances, 1990s)