Awards & nominations


photo credit Nancy Forde

Finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Award for Fiction, 2014

〉 Girl Runner, published in Canada by House of Anansi

Finalist for the Governor General’s Award for Literature, 2012

〉 The Juliet Stories, published by House of Anansi

Finalist for National Magazine Award, 2014

〉 “Delivery,” published in The New Quarterly and also in the anthology How to Expect What You’re Not Expecting

Winner of the Waterloo Region Arts Awards for literature, 2012

Winner, Canadian Weblog Awards, 2014

〉 Obscure CanLit Mama: first, Writing & Literature; third, Life


Canada Council Explore and Create grant, 2020

〉 for work-in-progress titled Labyrinth (novel)

Ontario Arts Council grant, 2020

〉 for work-in-progress titled Why Give Yourself Away? (short story collection)

Finalist for the Danuta Gleed Award for short fiction, 2004

〉 Hair Hat, published by Penguin Canada