She is the author of the poetry books Some Theories (ST Press, 2017), The Purpose Pitch (Mansfield Press, 2015), The Saddest Place on Earth (DC Books, 2012), Onion Man (Tightrope Books, 2011). She received her MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia and her BA in Honours English and Creative Writing from Concordia University. Her writing has been published in The Butter, Cosmonauts Avenue, Entropy, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Minola Review, Geist, Lemon Hound, This Magazine among others.
In 2005, she attended the Canadian Film Centre's Writers' Lab and wrote two short films for the NBC/Universal Short Dramatic Film Program. She six short films produced which been broadcast on TMN, Movieola, and Bravo and have screened at festivals such as the Washington Project for the Arts Experimental Media Series, Toronto International Film Festival, Palm Springs International Festival, Worldfest, Cinequest, and EMAF.
She was awarded a screenwriting fellowship through the San Francisco Film Society to attend the Djerassi Residency. Her feature film script Piss Tank earned her a Praxis Fellowship and was a semi-finalist in the Nicholl Fellowships.
Currently, she teaches creative writing, feature film and short film writing at the Western University and is the Toronto Editor of Joyland and the Publisher of The Rusty Toque. And she is a script analyst for Canadian funding agencies.
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