the comfort of why


Published Writing

  •; 2011-Present
  • Constellations. Voices from Cascadia Retreat Centre, edited by Clair Robson, Nighthag Press – 30 January 2016
    “Unforgiving Ever Past” (20-23) and “At the Edge of Understanding” (24-25)
  • SFU English Department Blog; Burnaby, BC – 2 November 2015
    “Close Encounters of the Imaginative Kind.”
  •; Vancouver, BC – 6 August 2014 (reprinted from original blog post)
    “West Van Trustee: Why Gov’t Must Settle with Teachers Now Prolonging the dispute before court cases conclude could prove very costly.” (One of the top 15 most-read stories of the year on the website.)
  • North Shore News; North Vancouver, BC – 12 June 2005
    “Disneyland adventure a dream come true.”
  • Homeswest Magazine; Vancouver, BC – 2000-2004
    Articles on food, twice a year.
  • The Georgia Straight; Vancouver, BC – 15 June 2000
    “Never-Sleeping City Suits Jazz Lovers Well.”
  • North Shore Outlook; North Vancouver, BC – 2000-2001
    Weekly column on food including restaurant reviews, personal anecdotes and recipes.


  • “Once Upon a Journey: Travelling with Mary Wollstonecraft and Elizabeth Gilbert,” 2016 Graduate Liberal Studies (GLS) Symposium, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, June 2016