Essays, Short and Collected

 

"Tiny Truths," part of Creative Nonfiction 76, a retrospective of how my tweets with the #cnftweet hashtag have changed over time. November, 2021.


Reverberations: A Daughter's Meditations on Alzheimer's, Signature Editions, October 2019.

"Hours of Daylight," third place in creative nonfiction, Prairie Fire 2017 contest, Prairie Fire 39.2 (Summer 2018).

"Entanglement," Atticus Review, 21 June 2018. Previously shortlisted for EVENT's Non-Fiction Contest, 2017.

"Let d Be the Distance Between Us," The Grief Diaries, Issue 4 Volume 1, The Anniversary Issue, June, 2018.

"Atomic Tangerine," Honourable Mention in The New Quarterly's Edna Staebler Personal Essay award, Summer 2017; published in Issue #146, Spring 2018.

"Nulliparous," Pithead Chapel, August 2017.

"Backwards, Opposite, Contrary," Full Grown People, July 11, 2017.

"Bypass Instructions," Compose Spring 2017. Nominated for the Best of the Net (Sundress Publications) and a Pushcart Prize.

"Through the Hearts of Space," Gravel (a literary journal published by the MFA program at the University of Arkansas at Monticello). May 2017.

"Skeletons," The Walleye, October 2016 (p. 81).

"Dripsody (Reprise)," Malahat Review "Elusive Boundaries" Issue #193 (special creative nonfiction issue), Winter 2015.

"Big Ideas, Small Feet," third place in creative nonfiction, Prairie Fire 2014 contestPrairie Fire 36.2 (Summer 2015).

"Schrรถdinger's Dog," shortlist, carte blanche/Creative Nonfiction Collective 2014-15 creative nonfiction competition, April 2015.

"Counting Dogs," Episcopalcafe.com, March 2015.

"Words," second place, 2012 Contest, Room, in Room 36.2 (Summer 2013), and in Best Canadian Essays 2014.

"Late Spring," Beautiful Things, River Teeth, Summer 2014.

"Go to a Deaf Event," February 2014 Fuel anthology, burning.books.press.

"Fight Flight Freeze," February 2014 NOWW Magazine.

"All I Can Say," shortlisted for the 2009 CBC Literary Awards, in Room 34.3 (Fall 2011), and in Best Canadian Essays 2012.

"Nothing Wrong: A True Story," January 2011 NOWW Magazine (written in response to a challenge to write a postcard story of fewer than 500 words, based on an image of the AIDS Red Ribbon).


"Home," Riverwalk Journal (Honorable Mention, 2007 Creative Nonfiction contest).

"Surprise," Canceling the Milk: Stories and Poems of Loss, Pathways Hospice, 2005.

Ontario Arts Council, Writers Works in Progress/Northern Competition (2016-17) and Writers' Reserve grants (2013-14) and (2016-17) to support nonfiction collections.