~ Thrilled that my short story “The Fury and the Words” was longlisted for the 2020 Alpine Fellowship

~ Didn’t win, but happy that my cli-fi story “Water & Oil” was shortlisted for the Event Speculative Writing Contest, and longlisted for the Bath Short Story Award (2nd time on their long list!)

~ My collection of short stories, “The Edible and the Beauteous and the Dead”, was  one of three shortlisted for the 2016 HarperCollins Publishers/UBC Prize for Best New Fiction!

~ “Figment of Footlights and Reverb” (SEE an excerpt in my 9/2/17 blog post) now appears in the anthology Boundless, published by Compass Flower Press

~ Upcoming publications:

“Water from the Mountain”, at

~ Pleased that my story “Bread” was a semi-finalist for the 2018 Ruminate  William Van Dyke Short Story Prize, and finalist for the 8th annual bosque  Fiction Prize:

~ Thrilled with this interview:

~ Times-Colonist article and excerpt from “Bread”