Curriculum Vitae


  • How to Write a Novel: Edit & Revise, University of British Columbia Continuing Education, 2021
  • Fiction Workshop and Creative Non-Fiction Workshop, Carleton University, 2019
  • Master of Library and Information Studies, Dalhousie University, 2001
  • Honours Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies and English Literature, York University, 1998

Reference Librarian, Library and Archives Canada, 2011 to Present

  • Answer client queries on any subject related to Canadian history or culture: involves analysis of question; research in the collection; and synthesis of research into a coherent response
  • Write blog posts and reference guides for staff and the public

Workshop Coordinator for Women Write Erotica, Venus Envy Ottawa, 2001-2002

  • Quarterly writing workshop for those interested in developing a sexy writing practice
  • Developed exercises, lead groups


Creative Non-Fiction

  • “First Birds” The Malahat Review, Winter 2021
  • “Faults and Scars” Ottawa Magazine, 2014


  • “Lenticel” Hermine, Sept 2021
  • “How You Bury the Stream” The Lumiere Review, Fall 2020
  • “The Apiary” Best Bondage Erotica, 2011
  • “Larry Boone’s Daughter” These Are Not Movies, 2010

Book Reviews

  • Herizons 16 titles, 2005-Present
  • Front & Centre 4 titles, 2005-2006

Articles and Blog Posts

  • “Transforming Transphobia” [Interview with Vivek Shraya] Herizons Summer 2019
  • “Published Sources for Aviation Accident Reports” The Discover Blog September 2016
  • “Dirty, Noisy, Interesting: A Q&A with Kathleen Warnock” Bitch Magazine Summer 2011
  • “Grant Burke traces the history of gay life in Ottawa,” “Progressive housing lion retires after 30 years,” “Owning up: queer adventures in the world of mortgages” [plus others] Capital Xtra 2008-2010
  • “Just Like Japanese Wrestling” Dharma Arts Fall 2009
  • “Shhh!” “From Bronson to the Bridge,” “Toys ‘R Men” [plus others] Ottawa Xpress 2006-2007
  • “Sex Toys? You bet! Librarians in Non-Traditional Positions” Feliciter 2001 (Vol. 47 No. 6)


  • “bivalve” dig. May 2004
  • “so here we are” “why i don’t love group sex” “my kind of” S.M.U.T. Magazine [Fall 2003] Issue 1
  • “Crash” Good Girl 2002, Issue 3

Zines and Chapbooks

  • Caught My Eye [2010]
  • Here, There, Home 2009
  • A Guide to the Mannerly Wooing and Winning of the Object of Your Affection [co-author] 2006
  • This is What She Said 2004