Wonder-Work gets an award!

Wonder-Work: Selected Sonnets of Catharina Regina von Greiffenberg received a silver medal in the 2024 Illumination Book Awards. These awards aim to “shine a light” on the best new titles written from a Christian worldview. See the award announcement on their web site here (scroll down to find the Poetry category).

Wonder-Work launches in January

Sally Ito, Sarah Klassen and I have collaborated on translating the poetry of Catharina Regina von Greiffenberg (1633-1694), an Austrian writer whose work really deserves a wider readership. Our new collection, Wonder-Work: Selected Sonnets of Catharina Regina von Greiffenberg, was just published by CMU Press, and will have its official launch on Friday, January 19 … Continue reading Wonder-Work launches in January

Cattail Skyline in person

My second book will get a second debut! Thanks to a new program initiated by the Manitoba Writers’ Guild to help its members launch their books, Cattail Skyline will have a live launch on Saturday, April 22, 2:00 p.m., in the Artspace Building, 100 Arthur St. in Winnipeg. This event is free and open to … Continue reading Cattail Skyline in person

Cattail Skyline shortlisted for Lansdowne Prize

The shortlist for the 2022 Manitoba Book Awards is now out, and Cattail Skyline is on it! My book was nominated for the Lansdowne Prize for Poetry along with collections by Sarah Ens, Laurent Poliquin, Joel Robert Ferguson, and Tamar Rubin. Read the complete shortlist here, and check the MBA’s Facebook page to see the … Continue reading Cattail Skyline shortlisted for Lansdowne Prize

Two reviews and an interview

The first two reviews of Cattail Skyline are out: by Kim Fahner at periodicities, and by Michael Edwards for the League of Canadian Poets. And I was very pleased to be interviewed for Rupert’s Land News, for their poetry-themed February issue.

Cattail Skyline at THIN AIR

THIN AIR, the Winnipeg International Writers’ Festival, is now on! The festival’s dedicated web site went live today, September 20, and will be available till October 18. And Cattail Skyline gets to be part of it all. See this year’s lineup of writers here.

Cattail Skyline launched!

My second poetry collection, Cattail Skyline, had its online launch on June 4, hosted by McNally Robinson Booksellers. It’s available from McNally Robinson and other fine bookstores. You can see a video of the event here.