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chapbooks

2018

YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE TO KEEP THIS UP FOREVER

a chapbook about unglamourous existing and being bad at sex. published by AngelHousePress.

press: [ rob mclennan ]

PLACES TO HIDE

a chapbook about recursion, symbolism, and carving out space. published by Coven Editions.

buy: [ here ]

2016

CLIMBING OUT OF OTHER PEOPLE'S HANDS

poems & stories about hands, dreams, and other fake things. published by In/Words Press.

press: [ JM Francheteau | the small machine talks ]

YOU ARE A BAD PERSON

an interactive online chapbook about bad people. self-published.

read: [ here ]



published work

2019

oct
2019

"history"

published by small poems 🍓.

read: [ here ]

oct
2019

"THE UNIVERSAL EXPERIENCE"

published as a Tuesday poem on the DUSIE blog.

read: [ here ]

jul
2019

"To All The Boys I've Blocked on Social Media"

published in issue 5 of G U E S T.

read: [ here ]

jul
2019

"pornographic" and "RE: CALLUSING"

published in issue 2 of BAD DOG.

read: [ here ]

jun
2019

"Who is Ian Martin?"

published in issue 2 of ➰➰➰.

read: [ here ]

may
2019

I WANT TO BE PERFECT AND IN LOVE FOREVER

a self-published piece. each paragraph was generated by entering the prompt “I want to be perfect and in love forever.” into Adam King's Talk to Transformer.

read: [ here ]

apr
2019

"A PAINTING OF A CLOWN THAT ISN'T SAD ANYMORE ($5)", "jitters", and "pity dig"

published in issue 2 of talking about strawberries all of the time.

read: [ here ]

apr
2019

"UNLOCKED: Spell of Rejuvenation"

published on the Chaudiere Books blog for National Poetry Month.

read: [ here ]

mar
2019

"ONE DAY I WILL BE NAKED ON THE COVER OF A MAGAZINE"

published on the Train: a poetry journal blog.

read: [ here ]

jan
2019

"AS A PROFESSIONAL TWERP/GARDENER" and "drool"

published in Train: a journal of prose poems.

jan
2019

"to find a new stability"

published in Half a Grapefruit Magazine.

read: [ here ]

2018

nov
2018

"withdrawal / withdrawing", "to disappear", "meeting an older version of myself in a dream", "aubade for baron", and "the 'you' in breakup songs"

published in where is the river issue eight.

read: [ here ]

mar
2018

"a fear of fireworks"

published in Plenitude Magazine.

read: [ here ]

may
2018

"what i learned from the field behind my house"

published in Bad Nudes Issue 3.2.

read: [ here ]

jan
2018

"why are there so many missed connections in dollar stores" and "i am going to be strong and good if it kills me"

published in Pretty Owl Poetry - Winter 2018.

read: [ here ]

2017

nov
2017

"RE: COMMITMENT"

a broadside published by coven editions.

may
2017

"deep dream"

published in rout/e.

locate: [ here ]

mar
2017

"mensch"

published in the lorem ipsum issue of In/Words.

nov
2017

"let me be unhappy in peace"

published in indistinguishable.

mar
2017

"pods"

published in Absolutely Orbital: Issue 1.

read: [ here ]

mar
2017

"THE FUNNY THING ABOUT PATTERNS IS THAT ALL OF THEM CAN BE FOUND"

published in 30 under 30: A collection of Canadian millennial poets (In/Words Press).

2016

jun
2016

"How to make mushroom gravy"

published in L’dor vador: A collection of poems inspired by other people’s recipes (shreeking violet press).

buy: [ here ]

feb
2016

"night shift"

a broadside published by in/words.

may
2016

"blythe"

published in Absolutely Orbital: Issue 0.

read: [ here ]

2015

dec
2015

"echoes"

published in In/Words.

read: [ here ]

jan
2015

"driving home from london, ontario"

published in The Steel Chisel.

read: [ here ]

jun
2015

"enoch"

published in text lit mag.

read: [ here ]

jan
2015

"growing pains"

published in In/Words.

2012-2014

nov
2014

"roots", "recursions", and "party foul"

published in Ygdrasil.

read: [ here ]

may
2014

"grim" and "when it is too late to say 'no'"

published in In/Words.

read: [ here ]

jan
2012

"false appetite"

published in Bywords.

jun
2014

"hemlock"

published in Bywords.

read: [ here ]

apr
2013

"spat"

published in The Steel Chisel.

read: [ here ]



awards

2018

"why are there so many missed connections in dollar stores" - nominated for Sundress Publications's 2018 Best of the Net Anthology.

see: [ here ]

2014

"apotropaic" - shortlisted for Arc Magazine's 2014 Poem of the Year contest.



interviews

mar
2019

An interview for the Train: a poetry journal blog

read: [ here ]



workshops

oct
2017

Tree Reading Series - "The Poetics of Play: How Games and Poems Intersect" at Black Squirrel Books.

see: [ event ]



readings

jan
2019

blUe mOndays - at Café Nostalgica w/ Ugly Duckling. [ event ]

june
2018

the small press book fair pre-fair reading - at The Carleton Tavern w/ David Alexander, Kate Siklosi, Stan Rogal, Bruce Geddes, and Manahil Bandukwala.
[ event ]

nov
2017

In/Words Issue 17.1 Launch - at Fox and Feather with Conyer Clayton, Amanda Earl, and Colin Mylrea.
[ event ]

may
2017

CSArt Ottawa - at Great Canadian Theatre Company with other rout/e contributors.

mar
2017

In/Words Reading Series - at Clocktower Brew Pub with Jessica Bebenek. [ event ]

nov
2016

CUAG Fall Art Party - 7pm at Carleton University Art Gallery with Dana Carly Andrews. [ event ]

feb
2016

In/Words Reading Series - at Clocktower Brew Pub with Graeme O'Farrell. [ event ]

apr
2015

In/Words Reading Series - at Clocktower Brew Pub with Scott Cleland. [ event ]

dec
2018

Tree Reading Series presents: Hot Ottawa Voices 2018 - at Happy Goat Coffee Company w/ Leah Maclean-Evans and Manahil Bandukwala. [ event ]

feb
2018

Coven Editions Launch Party - at Bar Robo w/ Manahil Bandukwala and Conyer Clayton. [ event ]

oct
2017

Facilitate - at No One Writes to the Colonel w/ Myer Mendelson. [ event ]

april
2017

Jeremy HF & Catriona W Ottawa book launch - at Pour Boy w/ Jason Christie, Jeremy Hanson-Finger, and Catriona Wright. [ event ]

nov
2016

Sawdust Reading Series - at Pour Boy with Gary Barwin. [ event ]

sep
2016

Slackline Creative Arts Series - at Burdock Brewery (Toronto) with Karen Lee, Jake Byrne, Eddie Anki, and Brolin Devine. [ event ]

feb
2016

VERSEFest Volunteer Appreciation Night - at Happy Goat Coffee Company with Eric Charlebois, Brecken Hancock, Daniel Groleau Landry, and Call Me Katie. [ event ]



zines

oct
2017

put your best foot forward and trip down the stairs

a collection of love stories.

jun
2016

chapbook title ideas

a collection of ideas i had for titling my next chapbook. done for the Ottawa Zine Fair.

read: [ here ]

apr
2015

gods vs. sjws

a short story about the fallibility in everyone. done for the ottawa zine off.

read: [ here ]

jun
2014

overstock

a collection of poems written during breaktime at an overnight stock job. done for the ottawa zine off.

apr
2017

chapbook title ideas II: electric boogaloo

a collection of fake covers for chapbooks i could potentially write. done for no reason.

read: [ here ]

feb
2016

messages

done with Justin Lam for the Ottawa Zine Off. a short horror story written around randomly generated text files.

nov
2014

retweeting to make yourself look good and other stories

a collection of poems written by assembling cutouts of my twitter feed. done for the ottawa zine off.