Publication Credits


“Lake of Tears” composed by Imant Karlis Raminsh, libretto by Lesley-Anne Evans, installation art by Jane Everett. A collaboration of Opera Kelowna and Kelowna Art Gallery. First performance and reception  ~ Feb. 20, 2016 @ Rotary Centre for the Arts Atrium, Kelowna. B.C. BUY TICKETS

Cascadia Review, 4 poems, Fall 2015 Issue, release date TBA


Pantheos ~ Sarah over the Moon: Liberating Liturgies, Blessed be, Oct. 2014
ALTARWORK ~ poems and photography, Oct. 2014
Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine, Volume X, Let’s Eat Pineapple, Sept. 2014
One Throne Magazine, Issue 2, Desert, Summer 2014 ~ nominated for Sundress Publications Best of the Net AwardREVIEW
The Antigonish Review, Issue #177, Sea Fleur/Vagabond Mauve, and Survey Crew, Contributors page, Spring 2014
Sage-ing Journal, Issue 11, This Kind of Happiness, March 2014
Ascent Aspirations Magazine, Vol. 18, In the blood and When all else fails dig a trench, March 2014
Leaf Press, Oak Leaflet, Speak in Now, October, 2013. ORDER HERE.
CV-2 (Contemporary Verse 2), Vol. 36 No. 1, Migrations, Summer 2013
Sage-ing Journal (online), Dormant, Winter Issue, pg. 35
Sage-ing Journal (online), Dirt, Fall 2013, pg. 33-35
Leaf Press, Monday’s Poem (online), Migrations, Sept. 23, 2013
The Weight She Holds, Leaf Press, Edited by Order of Canada Poet Patrick Lane, Body Image, July 2013, ORDER HERE.
Sage-ing Journal (online), Everyday Grace, Summer 2013
Bentlily, The Art of Noticing (online) The Moments When, March 2013
Sage-ing Journal (online), All Things New, March 2013
“Ten of the Best” – Short Poetry (online), Provision, March 2013
Sage-ing Journal (online), The Precise Colour of Orange, January 2013
Pandoras Collective (online), Rose Hip, October 2012 ~ 2nd Place Poetry Contest
Sage-ing Journal (online), James Wilson Miller Cook, Winter 2011
University of British Columbia – Lake Journal, Soundings (online 2009-2012), Scotch Mints, 2009
It Happened by Design, Kathie Thomas, Songbird, 2008


Sage-ing Journal ~ Writing a Friendship, December 2014
Sage-ing Journal ~ Pop-Up-Poetry, March 2014
Sage-ing Journal ~ Creative Spirit Builds Community, October 2012
Kelowna Daily Courier, Special To Columnist, 2010
Sand to Pearls, by Heidi MacLaughlin, contributing writer, 2010
Okanagan Life Magazine, “My Dirty Little Secret,” 2008
Okanagan Women’s Weekly, Columnist,”My Grace Notes,” 2006-8


Buddy Breathing, Indie Published Memoir for private purchase, September 2008
The Well E-Zine, Co-Editor & Contributing Writer, 2007-8
Pink Ink Workshop for Writing Women, (online) Creator & Administrator, 2008-10
Technical Writer, Website Content, 2008-10

Course Work

Storytelling & the Landscape of the Soul, Gareth Higgins and David Wilcox, Apr. 2015
University of British Columbia, Booming Ground Mentorship, Shauntay Grant, 2014/15
New Vintage Theatre, Intro to Acting Workshop with Angela Lavender, Fall 2014
Northern Ireland 2014 ~ Storytelling, Music, Art and Peace, 2014, led by Gareth Higgins, David Wilcox and Karen Moore.
Beloved ~ An Online Journey into Lent and Easter, 2014, led by Jan Richardson.
Survey of British Literature I & II, Okanagan College, 2013/14, led by Terry Scarborough.
Vantagepoint3 Facilitation Training, 2011
Writing with Style Poetry Residency, Banff Centre, 2011, led by Gerald Hill.
The Journey ~ Spiritual Formation, VantagePoint3, 2006-8
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Honours, University of Guelph, 1987
Royal Conservatory of Music, Grade VIII Piano, Rudiments of Theory, Honours