FICTION

  • "The Rat King Scattered" novella forthcoming from Ploughshares as a part of their Solos series, 2020.

  • "Carrying Hands" forthcoming from Kenyon Review Online, 2019.

  • "Vox Humana" forthcoming from Cosmonauts Avenue, 2019.

  • "Good Luck Ward" forthcoming from Humber Literary Review, June 2019.

  • "The Elm Bark Beetles of Morrow Lane" forthcoming from Platypus Press’s Shorts series, Spring 2019.

  • "Pathetic Fallacy" forthcoming on Hobart.

  • "Coven Covets Boy" in Issue 43 of The Puritan, February 2019.

  • "My Merlin" in wildness's August 2018 issue.

  • "Going Toward Gadd" in Black Warrior Review's 44.2 Spring/Summer 2018 issue. Read the full story here, then read an interview with BWR about this story here.

  • "My Sister, Rapunzel" in Bad Pony Magazine, October 2017 Issue.

  • "Notes for My Biography of Wade Owens" in PRISM international's 55.4 Summer 2017 issue.

  • "Dumb House" in Humber Literary Review's Mental Health Issue (Issue #6, Fall + Winter 2016/17).

  • "Dancing On My Own" in Matrix Magazine's Mad Pride Issue, edited by Roxanna Bennett (November 2016).

  • "Queen Sized Bed" in I still have yr jorts: a zine about things that we lose and leave behind, by Hanna Bee (September 2016).

  • "The Many Lakes of Algonquin" in The Southampton Review's Summer/Fall 2016 Issue. Read it here.

  • "Eggs" in the Los Angeles Review of Books's Summer 2015 Issue.

  • "Keep Your Pants On" in The Shadow Over Portage & Main, an anthology of weird fiction by Winnipeg Writers (Enfield & Wizenty, April 2016).

  • Two short stories in rip/torn's DIY Issue (#4).


POETRY

Chapbooks:

Poems:

  • "Farm Boy" and "Salutations From the Storm," forthcoming in The Fiddlehead. 2019.
  • "Cold Dying Black Wet Cold Early Thing," forthcoming in The Malahat Review's Summer 2019 Issue (#207).
  • "Selections from Junebat," published for being a finalist for the RBC Bronwen Wallace Award on Apple Books by the Writers' Trust of Canada. Check this link to find the link to download. May 2019.
  • "Hale-Bopp," in The Malahat Review's Winter 2018 (Queer Perspectives) Issue (#205). Check out an interview with me about the poem [here][3].
  • "C?O?M?M?U?N?I?T?Y," in Issue 40 of The Puritan, March 2018.
  • "Clearing Snow," on TSR: Online, December 2017.
  • "Split/" in A Portrait in Blues, an anthology of identity, of gender, of bodies from Platypus Press, November 2017.
  • Two poems in Nat. Brut, Issue Nine, 2017.
  • "Limp Wrists,"on Plenitude Magazine, 2016.
  • "Upon Realizing That I Am A Beckett Character," featured on Matrix Magazine by Roxanna Bennett, 2015.
  • Two poems in The Southampton Review's Spring 2015 Issue.
  • Three poems on Lemon Hound as a part of their New Winnipeg Poet Folio.
  • "Opened Ground: An Elegy for Heaney" in Contemporary Verse 2's Winter 2015 Issue.
  • "The Stray" in the Geez Magazine's Winter 2014 Issue.

AWARDS & HONORS

Fiction:

  • “Coven Covets Boy" shortlisted for the Thomas Morton Memorial Prize in Literary Excellence in Fiction (2018).

  • Artist in Residence at The Watermill Center, November-December 2018.

  • “My Merlin” chosen by Platypus Press’ wildness as their nominee for Best American Short Stories (2018).

  • Finalist for Joyland's Open Border Fiction Prize (2018).

  • "Notes for My Biography of Wade Owens" chosen by PRISM international as their nominee for the 2018 Writers' Trust Journey Prize.

  • Recipient of a Research and Create Grant from the Canada Council for the Arts (2017).

  • Finalist for Black Warrior Review's Fiction Contest (2017).

  • Shortlisted for Matrix Magazine's Lit POP Award for fiction (2016).

  • Finalist for Yemassee Magazine's William Richey Short Fiction Contest (2015).

  • Finalist for TSR: The Southampton Review's Comic Fiction Prize (2014).

  • Awarded The Hirsch Memorial Scholarship for Creative Writing (2013).

Poetry:

  • Finalist for the RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Poetry for “Selections from Junebat.” Winner announced May 28, 2019.

  • Winner of the 2019 Long Poem Prize from The Malahat Review for my poem "Cold Dying Black Wet Cold Early Thing," (2019).

  • Quarter-finalist for Nimrod Journal’s The Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry. (2018).

  • Finalist for Epiphany Magazine's Chapbook Contest in Poetry (2015).

  • Awarded Jody Donahue Poetry Prize (2015).

  • Awarded Anne Szumigalski Scholarship (2014).

  • Awarded Dallas Taylor Memorial Prize for Excellence in Creative Writing (2011).


INTERVIEWS & BOOK REVIEWS

Interviews:

Book Reviews:


EDUCATION, MENTORSHIP & WORKSHOPS

  • MFA in Creative Writing: Fiction (Thesis committee: Susan Scarf Merrell, Meg Wolitzer, Sara Majka), Stony Brook Southampton, 2014-2017.

  • Sage Hill Writing Experience, Emerging Writer Workshop with Merilyn Simonds and Wayne Grady, July 2014.

  • Sheldon Oberman Mentorship Program under Jennifer Still, Manitoba Writers Guild, Jan 2014-June 2014.

  • Bachelors in English (Honours), University of Manitoba, 2009-2014.