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PUBLICATIONS

“Butterfly Sanctuary,” “Mental Illness,” and “Zhelobok,” The Bengaluru Review, February 2020, India (online)

“Mechanics of a Gaze” and “Portrait of the Dead Otto”, The Antigonish Review, 2016, Antigonish, NS (3 pages)

“Portrait of a Man in a Blue Smock”, “Half-Completed”, and “Formula for an Embrace”, The Antigonish Review, 2015, Antigonish, NS (3 pages)

“Overhaul”, The Trillium, 2014, Canada (online)

“Studio in Feldmuhlgrasse II, Vienna XIII” and “On Seeing a Photograph of Klimt Standing in the Hall of His Garden”, The Fiddlehead, 2012, Fredericton, NB (2 pages)

“Dream: 2 Scenarios”, The New Quarterly, 2012, Waterloo, ON (1 page)

“Sideways” and “Studies for Portrait”, The Malahat Review, 2012, Victoria, BC (3 pages)

“There is Something”, Contemporary Verse 22011, Winnipeg, MB (1 page)

“Studies in Pencil” and “Park”, Arc Poetry Magazine, 2011, Ottawa, ON (2 pages)

“Dispersal”, Branch Magazine, 2010, Montreal, QC (online)

“Heart of Split”, carte blanche, 2009, Montreal, QC (online)

“On Memory: A Sestina”, Headlight Anthology, Winter 2007, Montreal, QC (2 pages)

“First Encounter”, Headlight Anthology, Fall 2007, Montreal, QC (1 page)

BOOK

Mechanics of a Gaze, Mansfield Press, Fall 2017

FILM

Two poems were featured in Monique Romeiko’s LOVE LETTER – DUET dance videos, and presented at Whitehorse’s Nuit Blanche event, 2016, and screened in Manila, Antwerp, and New Delhi.

AWARDS AND PRIZES

Long list, poem for the 2016-2017 Ralph Gustafson Prize for the Best Poem, 2017

Second Prize, poems for the 16th Great Blue Heron Poetry Contest, 2016

Long list, suite of poems for the CBC Poetry Prize, 2015

Shortlist, poem for the Gwendolyn MacEwen Poetry Competition, 2013

Long list, suite of poems for the Gwendolyn MacEwen Poetry Competition, 2013

Long list, suite of poems for the CBC Poetry Prize, 2012

READINGS

Virtual Poetry Reading, Visual Arts Centre Zoom Reading, Montreal, QC, July 14, 2020

Poetry Reading, Visual Arts Centre, Montreal, QC, May 2020 (CANCELLED due to COVID-19)

Poetry Reading, Visual Arts Centre, Montreal, QC, January 2019

Poetry Reading, Visual Arts Centre, Montreal, QC, June 2018

Poetry Reading, Lawn Chair Soirée at Art Lounge, Montreal, QC, May 2018

Poetry Reading, SpeakUp at Shaika Café, Montreal, QC, April 2018

Poetry Reading, National Poetry Month at Argo Bookshop, Montreal, QC, April 2018

Poetry Reading, Monarch Tavern, Toronto, ON, November 2017

Poetry Reading, Dazibao, Montreal, QC, October 2017

Poetry Reading, Coeur Ouvert / Open Heart, Montreal, QC, September 2017

Poetry Reading, McClure Gallery, Montreal, QC, June 2017

Poetry Reading, Pubic Reading Banff Centre, Banff, AB, May 2017

Poetry Reading, Lovers & Others, Montreal, QC, December 2016

Poetry Reading, Lovers & Others, Montreal, QC, December 2015

Poetry Reading, The Yellow Door, Montreal, QC, August 2015

Poetry Reading, Sparrow, Montreal, QC, April 2013

Poetry Reading, The Literary Death Match, Montreal, QC, September 2012

Poetry Reading, Nuit blanche 2012, Montreal, QC, February 2012

Poetry Reading, Arts Café, Montreal, QC, November 2011

Poetry Reading, Yellow Fish Art Gallery, Montreal, QC, September 2011

Poetry Reading, The Pilot Reading Series, Montreal, QC, May 2011

Poetry Reading, The Yellow Door, Montreal, QC, February 2011

PERFORMANCE

Five poems were chosen for a sound-mix by Nebs Petrovic at Le Livart’s 1 year anniversary celebration, November 2017

Brickyard by Brick Books (Brickyard is an audio/visual hub where Brick Books is proud to showcase excellence in Canadian writers, poets, storytellers and spoken word artists not currently featured on our print list.), YouTube, February 2020

RESIDENCIES

Writing Studio, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, AB, May 2017

VOICE CLASSES

Group Introductory Relaxation and Voice Session with Dale Genge, Banff, AB, May 2017

Group Relaxation and Voice Warm-Ups with Dale Genge, Banff, AB, May 2017

Individual Voice Sessions (Three) with Dale Genge, Banff, AB, May 2017

INTERVIEWS

Literary Report, CKUT Radio, Montreal, QC, December 2017

12 or 20 (second series) questions, Ottawa, ON, December 2017

MEMBERSHIPS

Quebec Writers’ Federation, Writer Member

P.E.N. Québec, Member

League of Canadian Poets, Full Member

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President, Board of Directors, Dazibao, 2016-2018

Vice-President, Board of Directors, Quebec Writers’ Federation, 2016-2018

LITERARY JUDGE

Brébeuf’s English Writing Contest, 2012-present

CRITICAL WRITINGS

Book reviews for the Montreal Review of Books

TRANSLATIONS

English, French, Serbo-Croatian

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Writing Studio, Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity, Banff, AB, May 2017

Quebec Writers’ Federation, Poetry Workshop (Susan Gillis), Montreal, QC, 2010

Concordia University, M.A., English Literature & Creative Writing, Montreal, QC, 2009

Co-Editor-in-Chief, Headlight Anthology, Montreal, QC, 2008-2009

McGill University, B.A., English Literature & Philosophy, Montreal, QC, 2007

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