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Creative CV

Publication

Novel

Death and the Intern
[Invisible Publishing, Picton, ON, May 2017]

Chapbooks 

The Death of Diego Acosta at the Hands of the Intern Janwar Gupta
[The Emergency Response Unit, Picton, ON, September 2016]

The Delicious Fields
[Apartment 9 Press, Ottawa, ON, March 2011] 

If I Make My Bed (In Sheol)
[In/Words Press, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, serialized between October 2009 and February 2010]

Saintliness/Slowdive
[In/Words Press, 
Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, February 2009]

Nonfiction 

How Poems Work: David McFadden's "Il Vecchio Is Our Love"
[Arc Poetry Magazine, Ottawa, ON, July 2017]

My Friend Git: Applying Software Version Control Principles and Tools to Creative Writing
[Invisiblog, Picton, ON, July 2017]

I Just Wanna Be Around Adults, Really: Masculinity in What You Need by Andrew Forbes
[The Puritan Magazine, Toronto, ON, November 2015]

Top of the Muffin to You! Or, The Paranoid Style in Arguments Against the Fiction MFA System
[The Puritan Magazine, Toronto, ON, November 2014] 

Fiction 

Green Knight Gets the Blues
[Vandercave, Toronto, ON, April 2015]

Microcosm
[Joyland Magazine, Toronto, ON, September 2013] 

Between Twenty-six and Forty-nine
[Soliloquies Magazine, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, May 2012]

The Concentric Circle Method
[The Moose & Pussy Magazine, Ottawa, ON, April 2012] 

Climbing into the Sun
[Little Fiction, Toronto, ON, April 2012]

Goodbye, Base Eight
[Untoward Magazine, Chicago, IL, December 2011] 

Black Clouds
[Soliloquies Magazine 15.1, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Winter 2011] 

Grandmother Two Tongue
[Front&Centre, Ottawa, ON, August 2011] 

In Which Poetry Asserts Its Mastery Over Prose
[Gut Literary Project, Toronto, ON, July 2011]

My Idea of Fun, or, Cormac McCarthy, author of Blood Meridian, goes to see Iggy and the Stooges at a music festival in 2008
[Burner Magazine, Toronto, ON, March 2011]

Nighttime Isn’t For Lovers

[Untoward Magazine, Chicago, IL, January 2011]

Electric Company
[Burner Magazine, Toronto, ON, September 2010] 

Me & My Friends
[Unbrella Zine, Toronto, ON, March 2010] 

Where the Serotonin-Challenged Things Are
[The Moose & Pussy Magazine, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, January 2010] 

Supercollider {as Agnieszka Kowalski}
[In/Words Magazine, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, November 2009] 

Things of Which We Are Afraid
[Unbrella Zine, Toronto, ON, November 2009]

Thine is the Kingdom
[Experiment-O Issue 2, Ottawa, ON, November 2009]

The Modern Man’s Guide to Job Interviews
[Monkeybicycle.net, Ann Arbor, MI, December 2008]

December 2, 1999
[In/Words Magazine, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, November 2008]

Baltimore
[The Moose & Pussy Magazine, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, September 2008]

Knock Me Down
[In/Words Magazine, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, March 2008]

The Three Little Prigs
[Feathertale.com, Ottawa, ON, June 2007]

Poetry 

Final Exam to be Taken by Dream Girl Based on Selections from Opening Sentences of Messages Mr. Hanson-Finger Has Really Honestly Sent to Girls on OKCupid
[The Steel Chisel, Vancouver, BC, March 2013] 

The Cave
[Feathertale’s Big Book of Exquisitely Egregious Poetry and Diverse Versification and So Forth and Such, Ottawa, ON, July 2012; Feathertale.com, Ottawa, ON, April 2008]

The Collected Works of D.B. Cooper, 1971
[In/Words: Verses, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, March 2011] 

Grandfather’s Eyes
[Soliloquies Magazine 14.1, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Spring 2010] 

The Zaydee 2-Step
[The Muddy River Poetry Review, Somerville, MA, Spring 2010] 

Fluidity
[Soliloquies Magazine, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, December 2009]

Passover
[
Sugarmule.com,  November 2009; Pith & Wry: Canadian Poetry. Ed. Susan McMaster, Sudbury: Your Scrivener Press, 2010]

my father had vietnam and i have nothing
[In/Words Magazine, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, September 2009]

England Expects
[In/Words Magazine, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, March 2009]

Pantoum for Savary Island
[Scattered Poems, Ottawa: In/Words Press, 2007]

The Prime Mover
[
Naming the Baby: The Best of the Claremont Review, Victoria: Orca Book Publishers, 2007]

Modern Parenting vs. The Entrepreneurial Spirit
[Feathertale.com, Ottawa, ON, January 2007]

Carpet Bombing Son
[In/Words Magazine, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, January 2007]

Go East, Young Man
[Night Vision: A Carleton University Anthology, Ottawa, ON, November 2006]

Cosmo Visionary
[Claremont Review, Victoria, BC, Issue 28, Fall 2005]

Honest Abe
[Claremont Review, Victoria, BC, Issue 28, Fall 2005]

The Two Bars of Tied B# Whole Notes Generation,
[Claremont Review, Issue 26, Fall 2004;
B.C. Teachers of English Language Arts, Voices Visible Student Writing Journal, 2003-2004]

Cut
[Claremont Review, Victoria, BC, Issue 25, Spring 2004]

Academic

At the podium or suffering on the Grid: Postmodern politics and the affective carnivalesque in the encyclopedic novels of David Foster Wallace and Thomas Pynchon
[MA Thesis, English Dept., Carleton University, Ottawa, ON. Defended October 2010]

“In nose-pore range”: The affective carnivalesque in David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest
[Conference Paper, Society for Utopian Studies 35, Milwaukee, WI. Presented October 2010]

Awards

Fiction 

The Cave
[Winner of the Short-Short Story Contest, Feathertale.com, Ottawa, ON, April 2008]

The Three Little Prigs
[Winner of the Fairy Tales à la Feathertale Contest, Ottawa, ON, June 2007]

Poetry 

Grandfather’s Eyes
[1st prize, George Johnston Poetry Prize, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, March 2009]

‘Round and ‘Round About Midnight
[3rd prize, George Johnston Poetry Prize, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, March 2007]

Cosmo Visionary
[Honourable mention in B.C. Teachers of English Language Arts Contest, 2004-2005]

my father had vietnam and i have nothing
[Honourable mention in B.C. Teachers of English Language Arts Contest 2004-2005]

The Two Bars of Tied B# Whole Notes Generation
[Honourable mention in Claremont Review Poetry Contest, 2004]

Performances 

Invisible Publishing | Readings + Conversation
[Picton, ON, October 22, 2017]

Death and the Intern Victoria Launch
[Victoria, BC, May 24, 2017]

Invisible Publishing Spring 2017 Fiction Launch
[Toronto, ON, May 17, 2017]

Death and the Intern and Table Manners Ottawa Launch
[Ottawa, ON, April 26, 2017]

Brockton Writers Series
[Toronto, ON, September 14, 2016]

Factory Reading Series
[Ottawa, ON, February 27, 2016]

EW Readings Series at BIG on Bloor
[Toronto, ON, August 21, 2015] 

Pivot Reading Series
[Toronto, ON, March 26, 2014]

Underdog Poetry Academy
[Toronto, ON, Feburary 21, 2014]

EW Reading Series Presents Jarring January
[Toronto, ON, January 14, 2014]

Write Club Toronto: Chapter 10
[Toronto, ON, August 20, 2013]

Lab Cab Festival: Parkdale
[Toronto, ON, July 27-28, 2013]

EW Readings Series at BIG on Bloor
[Toronto, ON, July 21, 2013] 

Ruckus Reading Series Volume I
[Toronto, ON, June 15, 2013]

8th House Collaborations (with Ian Turner and Benefit of the Free Man)
[Toronto, ON, November 29, 2012]

EW Reading Series Presents Astounding April
[Toronto, 
ON, April 10, 2012] 

Apt. 9 Press Spring Chapbook Launch
[Ottawa, ON,  April 16, 2011]

Burner Magazine Issue 001 Launch
[Toronto, ON, October 13, 2010]

Dusty Owl Reading Series – Celebrating Five Years of Featured Readers at the Dusty Owl
[Ottawa, 
ON, March 29, 2009] 

Carleton Journalists For Human Rights‘ Night For Rights
[Ottawa, 
ON, March 25, 2009]

Dusty Owl Reading Series
[Ottawa, 
ON, Nov 2, 2008]