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  • 1 March, 2017

    When I was six, I loved to sing Edelweiss. I loved the ladder of arpeggio Edelweissing up and Edelweissing down. I loved the hint of melancholy in the downward Edelweiss and the bright burst of cheerfulness in the blossom of snow. I loved that the song professed love for a

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  • 20 July, 2016

    As an undergraduate at the University of Waterloo, I showed a story I had written to writer-in-residence Gregory Cook. It was called “The Happy Punker Does His Laundry.” Can you guess what happened? A happy punker did his laundry. Also helped a woman in the laundromat give birth and made

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  • 6 May, 2016

    Vancouver poemw Book Launch May 18, 7 pm Our Town Café, Broadway & Kingsway We're back at Our Town for the Vancouver launch of poemw. Remember the Gay Dwarves launch? So much fun! This time I'm planning special guest readers, typewriters with poems you can add a line to, a

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  • 26 February, 2016

    Look at this gorgeous cover for my book of poems. That is called poemw. Because I was making a little handmade chapbook and typed "poemw" instead of "poems." Oops. Wait! I like that!  

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  • 9 June, 2015

    On the third floor of the house I grew up in were three rooms. There was my mother’s sewing room on the east side, a bathroom with a clawfoot tub next to the landing where the cedar chest stored our winter things, and a large bedroom on the west side

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