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I have written two pieces for on the Contract Academic Faculty crisis and sustainability in Canadian post-secondary education. You can read the first here and the second here. I was also interviewed by the Globe & Mail’s Simona Chiose for her article on the Canadian crisis in post-secondary education. Read it here.

I’ve written a love letter to Contract Academic Faculty (CAF). It was originally published on Hook & Eye here, and has since been republished by here, and the Dalhousie Faculty Association here, and the an excerpt has been published in the Times Higher Education here.

Public Poetics: Critical Issues in Canadian Poetry and Poetics has been published (Editied by Bart Vautour, Erin Wunker, Travis E. Mason, and Christl Verduyn, editors). For more information check herePP

Vicki Hogarth of View the Vibe interviewed me about CWILA, Hook & Eye, and the importance of feminism. You can read that interview here.

My reflections on first reading La théorie, un dimanche for Lemon Hound can be read here.

Not too long ago, I gave a talk at the University of British Columbia as a part of the Social Justice @ UBC Noted Scholars Lecture Series. The talk, “Public Poetics, Public Women.”


Here is an Interview with Laura Dillman at a former place of employment, Mount Allison Univeristy.

Interview and informational piece about CWILA on

CBC’s Tori Weldon interviewed me about CWILA, the 2012 Count, and equity and activism in Canadian literary culture: Interview about CWILA on CBC