Portfolio for editorial contributions, writing, journalism.
subTerrain magazine- I have written several reviews for subTerrain Magazine, a Canadian literary magazine that publishes original fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, essays, and commentary three times a year. Twin Studies by Keith Maillard (Freehand Press)Fiction book review in issue #81, Winter 2019 Closer: Notes from the Orgasmic Frontier of Female Sexuality by […]
Republishing Out-of-Print Books: A Case Study- Back to the Future: Republishing Out-of-Print Books and the Vancouver 125 Legacy Books Project The following essay was written for a graduate seminar in the Master of Publishing program (MPub) at Simon Fraser University. PUB 800 | Spring 2016 When a title goes out of print, or at the end […]
The Witcher Series- The Witcher Series: A Case Study of Transmedia and Narrative in Video Games The following essay was written for a graduate seminar in the Master of Publishing program (MPub) at Simon Fraser University. PUB 802 | Spring 2016 First, there is a story—let’s say a novel—that gains critical acclaim and […]
This is Your Brain on E-Lit- From LongReads to Medium, WattPad to Electric Lit, we are reading more than ever thanks to the internet and in fact, electronic literature is now an evolving field of publishing. As we read differently on paper versus on screen, our brains learn the tasks we engage in, adapting our inner […]
Why We Still Need Freedom to Read Week- The following essay was written for a graduate seminar in the Master of Publishing program (MPub) at Simon Fraser University. PUB 800 | Spring 2016 In the 21st century, citizens in developed nations seem to have more freedom to information than ever, yet this perception is problematic for several reasons. The […]
What Wattpad Brings to the Publishing Table- The following essay was written for a graduate seminar in the Master of Publishing program (MPub) at Simon Fraser University. PUB 800 | Fall 2015 It seems every few months there is another story about a self-published author getting a huge book deal, or being optioned for a movie—Hugh Howey, Amanda […]
Publishing @ SFU- The Publishing @ SFU blog includes program news, job opportunities, SFU library news, research updates, student papers, editorials and opinion pieces, and industry news and events. As a contributor to the Publishing @ SFU blog from 2015–2017, I sourced and shared relevant news, wrote and uploaded stories, and scheduled them […]
Bev Sellars wins book award for social awareness | Vancouver Observer- Chief Bev Sellars won the 2014 George Ryga Award for Social Awareness for her book They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School.
Two local authors snag double wins at BC Book Prizes gala | Vancouver Observer- http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/books/two-local-authors-snag-double-wins-bc-book-prizes-gala