A Selected History of Soul Speak, Frontenac House: Quartet , Autumn 2021

Evidence, InPrint Publications, 2019 (Chapbook)

Over Our Heads, Innana Publications, Fall 2014 (Novel)

Other Tongues: Mixed Race Women Speak Out, Inanna Publications, 2010

(Anthology, Co-editor)

Eating the Seed, Ekstasis Editions, 2000 (Poetry Collection)

Fire Belly, Pink Flamingo Works, 1997 (Chapbook)

Essay Publications:

“Spoken Word: A Signifying Gesture”, Harriet’s Legacies: Race, Historical Memory, and Futures in Canada, Ed. Ronald Cummings and Natalee Caple (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2021)

“Embodying Resistance / Riding the Wave”, Feminism: Revisit, Revise, Revolutionize: A Two Part History, Feminist Caucus Chapbook (League of Canadian Poets, 2018)

“Spoken Word: A Gesture Towards Possibility”, Writing Creative Writing: Pedagogy, Research, and Practice, Ed. Rishma Dunlop and Priscila Uppal (Dundurn Press, 2017)

“What Kind of Writer Are You?: The Hybridist Anxieties and (R)evolutionary Tactics of Spoken Word’s Third Wave”, Caught in the Act II: An Anthology of Performance Art by Canadian Women, Ed. Tanya Mars and Johanna Householder (YYZ Books, 2016)

“A Natural History of Spoken Word in Canada” (Prologue), Le Making of d’un Homme

by Dwayne Morgan, Malestom Editions, 2009 Belgium.

Anthology/ Journal Poetry Publications:

Best Canadian Poetry 2020, (Biblioasis, 2020)

“ARC Poetry Magazine”, Fall 2019

“White Wall Review”, Issue 49, Fall 2019

The Medium is the Muse: Channeling Marshall McLuhan, Edited by Lance Strate & Adeena Karasick (NeoPoiesis Press, 2014)

“Women Writing4: Remembering”, Canadian Woman Studies / les cahiers de la femme Inanna Publications, Winter 2012/Spring 2013Volume: 30, Number: 1

The Great Black North: Contemporary African Canadian Poetry, Frontenac Press 2013.

Mary of Canada, The Virgin Mary in Canadian Culture (Banff Centre Press, 2003)

Short Fuse: A Global Anthology of New Fusion Poetry (Rattapallax Press, 2002)

Bluesprint: An Anthology of Black British Columbian Literature & Orature (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2001)

Poetry Nation: The North American Anthology of Fusion Poetry (Vehicule Press, 1998)

Vintage ’95: The League of Canadian Poet’s Annual Anthology (Quarry Press) 1999

Spoken Word/Plays:

Mating Rituals of the Urban Cougar 60 minute solo theatre show (2008 Fringe Festival
(Tour: Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary and Vancouver)

Audio Recordings:

Soulorations (Spoken Word CD, 2018)

One (Spoken Word CD, 2004)


2005 Canadian Urban Music Award (Nominated) Best Spoken Word Recording.

2009 Canadian Festival of Spoken Word: Poet of Honor for Outstanding Achievement in the Art of Spoken Word.

2019 Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award for Excellence and Innovation in Spoken Word.

2021 Leon E. & Ann M. Pavlick Poetry Prize, League of Canadian Poets.