Publishing History


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) 

Spoken Word/Plays

Mating Rituals of the Urban Cougar

60 minute spokenword solo show

Cross-Canada Fringe Festival tour, 2008.

Spoken Word Albums

Soulorations (2019)

One (2005)


“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.


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 League of Canadian Poets’ Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award

for Excellence and Innovation in Spoken Word. 

Selected Anthology / Journal Publications:

“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 fourth: 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