I am a non-fiction writer, poet and penner of songs. My essays, reviews and articles have appeared in publications such as the Humber Literary Review, ByBlacks.com, CBC.ca, Dance International, Whole Note Magazine and Musicworks Magazine. Recent literary awards are listed below.
The Malahat Review Open Season Award for Non Fiction 2023. My essay Passage will be published in the spring issue.
The Year of Jazz has been nominated by World Literature Today for the Pushcart Prize, 2023.
Ghost was short-listed for the Queen Wasafiri New Writing Prize, 2022
Being included in Best Canadian Music Writing 2022 by Invisible Press is one of my proudest moments.
I will occasionally feature short interviews with the wonderful creatives involved in the process of getting my book of personal essays, Black Cake, Turtle Soup and Other Dilemmas to launch (Dundurn Press, June 2024). I'll include info on any readings, workshops et al. If you'd like to receive this occasional newsletter, sign up below!