I was bowled over this week to find my book, The More, on the longlist for the City of Toronto Book Award. What a gift to see it leaning up against the other longlisters. Thanks, City of Toronto Book Awards!Read More
Two new poems in the summer issue of Juniper Magazine. Here's a bit from the first one called, "Speak Heart."Read More
The poem THE CITY has been installed on King Street in Toronto by PLANT Architects. To celebrate that public event more quietly, here is "The City" as one of the Bathrobe Videos.
The Bathrobe videos are made to reflect a less dressed, less stressed poetry practice. Writing prompts included.Read More
A line from my poem “Kensington Market” accompanied the recent exhibition at the Toronto Reference Library, “Toronto Revealed,” paintings, drawings and linocuts from the 30’s to now. The poem is from my book Personal Effects (Pedlar Press, 2000.) It is one of the poems featured on the Toronto Poetry Map.Read More
The brilliant folks at CBC radio q created this short audio documentary as I prescribed poems in the cafeteria of Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto.Read More
I had a dream I went to Beijing for five days. On the runway, the captain said "the computers have figured out how to get to China, but we need 10,000 more tons of gas. The gas truck is just pulling up." We landed 15 hours later. The next day. It was night.Read More