Publications etc.




Crimes of the Century.” The Rusty Toque.

“Hallway.” 7. Dreamland. 7
“Riff on Canto Six.” Dreamland. 7
“Math Lesson.”Dreamland. 7

October Notebook: of night I made a commonplace. Dancing Girl Press.

Stanza is the Italian Word for Room.” Literary Review of Canada. May 2015.

“Page 404: Page Not Found” in Devouring the Green: Fear of a Human Planet. Edited by Sam Witt. Jaded Ibis Press, 2015. 426-427.

“The Road to Sainthood” in Two Bridges Review. 4.

“The Associate Professor: Footnotes” in The Malahat Review. 189.
“The Year in Books” in The Malahat Review. 189.

“Draft Email to the Full Professor” in Prairie Fire. 149: 64-66.

Spiritual Media: Follow this Poem” in Lemon Hound: New Vancouver Poets Folio.

“Lecture from a Borderline” in Grain. 34:1.78-79.
“Phaedra’s Guest Lecture” in Grain. 34;1. 80.

“My Psychiatrist Was a Math Major” in Arc Poetry . 74.

“Therapy” in CV2. 37:1. 54.

“A snake is a moving line” in Freefall Magazine. 24:1. 50.
“Bicycle on Qing Dong Road” in Freefall Magazine. 24:1. 51-52.

Catacombs” in Black Heart Magazine.


The Whole and Broken Yellows: Van Gogh Poems and Others. Frog Hollow Press. (Shane Neilson, ed.) 42 page chapbook.
see review by Michael Dennis

“The Girl on the Bus.” Black Heart Magazine.

“Room Three: Saint Remy.” Prism International, 51:2. 42

“Gospel.” The Antigonish Review. 44: 174. 52-53.

“Deftly the Hands of the Hairdresser.” The Antigonish Review. 44: 174. 54-55.

“Our Lady of Perpetual Help: February 13” in Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine. 9.

“Reading Rilke in the Bath, Revisited” in Echolocation Magazine 2012 ContestsFinalists: revisions/revisiting. 26-27.


“Book History” featured as exclusive online content by Vallum: Contemporary Poetry.

“#16 Hastings” in Vallum: Contemporary Poetry. 9:2. 8-9.


“One 900” in Room Magazine. 30:2. 82.
“Eve (1)” in Room Magazine. 30:2. 83.


“The Date” in Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine. 2:2

Book Reviews

2014 The Quiet, Anne Marie Turza. The Rusty Toque. 7
2014 Glossolalia, Marita Dachsel. Room Magazine.
2013 How Poetry Saved My Life, Amber Dawn. Room Magazine.
2014 Riot Lung, Leah Horlick. Room Magazine.
2010 Art and Judaism in the Greco-Roman World, Steven Fine. Shift: Queens’ Journal of Visual and Material Culture. 3.
2008 Religious Rivalries in the Early Roman Empire and the Rise of Christianity,Leif Vaage, ed. Journal of Religion and Culture.

Contests, Shortlists, Awards


  • Canada Council Explore and create Grant.
  • Longlist, Pat Lowther Memorial Award


  • Gwen Hadley Scholarship in the Literary Arts, the Banff Centre for the Arts
  • Canada Council Travel Grant


  • Longlist, Best Canadian Poetry



  • James Apel Scholarship, Humber School for Writers.
  • Finalist, CV2 Two-Day Poem Contest.
  • Finalist, Arc Poem of the Year Contest.
  • Finalist, Vallum Annual Poetry Contest.


  • Echolocation Poetry Contest


  • Social Science Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship


  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship

Academic publications
2012 “Lot’s Wife” and “The Book of Job”in The Dictionary of the Bible and Western Culture. Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2012.

2011 “Multicoloured Like Woven Works: Gender, Ritual Clothing and Praying with the Angels in the Testament of Job and the Dead Sea Scrolls” in Poetry and Prayer in the Dead Sea Scrolls. Jeremy Penner, ed. Brill.

2008 Blood, Bread and Light: Female Converts in Early Judaism.” Women in Judaism.

school & stuff
mlis, UBC
mas, UBC
Graduate writing certificate, humber school of writers
creative writing certificate, the writer’s studio, sfu
phd (abd) department of religious studies, McMaster University
ma, religious studies, ubc

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