Two books on a dark brown coffee table
Announcement, blog post, published

Until the Words Run Pure

So excited to announce the publication of my eight poems in 2 anthologies by the Toronto Writer's Collective: "Bent not Broken" and "Until the Words Run Pure." The anthologies are collections of poems, short stories, and essays from diverse and creative voices across Toronto. Copies are available for purchase. Participating in the Toronto Writer's Collective… Continue reading Until the Words Run Pure

Hands writing on a bullet journal, coffee cup in upper right hand. Pens on table. Pen used to write with is floral.
blog post, Writing Tips

Addressing Writer’s Block

I hate the sense of panic that arises when I feel the words running dry, as if it were water bleeding from my pen; cut-off from its reservoir of creativity. Or those moments that seem infinitely worse, when my lips can taste the words dancing away from the tip of my tongue. There is nothing… Continue reading Addressing Writer’s Block

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Celebrating 3 Years of Collabs

International Womxn's Day has always meant a lot to me. The fight for human rights and a life free of all forms of discrimination drove my career and passion for years. Working on womxn and gender issues has been one of the most rewarding and transformative things I have ever done. I have met womxn… Continue reading Celebrating 3 Years of Collabs

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How Ripples Became a Community – Part 1: Casting the Stone

*The story is much longer than I had expected and will be split into multiple parts.   It would be easy to say that this story starts and ends with Sandra. Even though she was the one who threw the stone into the lake - the ripples went further and wider than I imagined, and they… Continue reading How Ripples Became a Community – Part 1: Casting the Stone

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The Story of “Beauty” – My FU Poem

Since it is national poetry month in Canada, I wanted to share some of my favourite poems and the reasons they mean so much to me. "Beauty" is special to me for three reasons. 1- The act of writing The first is for the simple act of writing the poem. It's the first poem I've… Continue reading The Story of “Beauty” – My FU Poem

blog post, Random Thoughts

Unseen Darkness, Collabs, and ANBU

"Unseen Darkness" is one of my favourite pieces and most powerful collaborations. It provided me with an opportunity to work with the talented at artist, Thiviyaa Sehasothy of Art by Thiviyaa, and Dilani Bala, Photographer extraordinaire. But as in the true nature of collabs, this piece extended past the three of us, and has a story of… Continue reading Unseen Darkness, Collabs, and ANBU