Today is the last day of the 365 Challenge. I’ve written 365 poems in 365 days, and although I am looking forward to taking a bit of a break, I’m also so proud of what I’ve accomplished. I want to thank everyone who has supported me along the way, on Facebook, Instagram, and Patreon, where … More 365 Challenge – the last day
This month, my patrons over at Patreon received an original poem (outside of the usual 365 Challenge updates, which are also compiled there), a performance video from the last Kingston Collective Poetry Show, a self-shot rehearsal video, and two samples of my poetry editing process, showing how the 365 Challenge poems that I post daily … More Patreon Goodies
Some of you already know, but in the new year, I’ll be releasing a collection of poetry with Thee Hellbox Press and Hugh Barclay – a true artist who creates beautiful, hand-bound books with letterpress printing and original artwork on acid-free paper. As with all of Thee Hellbox’s titles, this book will have a limited … More The Hellbox Press
Well, well, well. It’s been almost six months since my last entry, because as we all know, I’m really not all that good at blogging. That said, there’s so much stuff to update my readers on! Since making my way back to Kingston, I’ve been much more involved with the local poetry scene, and with … More Performances, publications, and anniversaries.
“A Quiet Courage is an online literary journal that publishes compelling, poignant, memorable, and well-written microfiction and poetry in 100 words or less.” Short shorts have always held a special place in my heart, be they postcard stories, poetic prose, or short poems, and when I discovered A Quiet Courage, a literary journal dedicated to … More A quiet courage
I’ve got a Tumblr account for advertising my poetry – I post an image once a day, as well as quotes from the work of other poets I love. Any other Tumblr users kicking around WordPress? I’m always looking for new Tumblrs to follow! Is this something you’d like to see more of on my … More Satellites
Three of my most recent poems have recently found a home at The Traveling Poet. River Gods, September, and Wild Child are all available now for your enjoyment. With your hands in the river and mud in your hair, you’re my forest; it was always you. The spirit in the woods that called to me … More The Traveling Poet
Hey everyone! It’s been a busy busy busy couple of months, and I have a lot of exciting things going on this holiday season! First is the upcoming release of my new novel by Melange Books, Benjamin, in the first week of December. Next is the upcoming release of my first poetry collection by Hidden … More Free Samples!
Sassafras, the littlest lit mag in the world, chose to include two of my prose poems in their inaugural issue; Towards the Light and Goodbye Kiss. I ground my teeth and set my jaw, and I refused to cry out as I waited in vain for the shadowy road ahead to finally turn towards the … More Sassafras, the littlest lit mag in the world
We are all made and unmade by our creative predecessors, whether we would have it or not, taking the past and reshaping it to express our own thoughts. Every act of creation, then, is a throwback—an homage to every word you read throughout every day, every image that flashes in front of your eyes. Pick … More Ottawa Arts Review: 7.1