Upcoming 2024


  • Bright Lit, Big City Reading Series (with Jann Everard, Michael Mirolla, Alan Resnick & Rocco de Giacomo). Sunday, April 21, 2024. Hirut Café & Restaurant, 2050 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON. 7:00 p.m.
  • The Brockton Writers Series (with AJ Dolman, Kevin Crowley, Sofia Mostaghimi & Kate Edwards). Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church Street, Toronto, ON. 6:30 p.m.
  • The Plan 99 Reading Series (with Susan Atkinson & Matthew Tierney). Saturday, May 25, 2024. The Manx Pub, 370 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON. Time TBD.
  • art bar poetry series (with Brandon Wint & Catherine Owen). Monday, May 27, 2024. The Free Times Café, 320 College Street, Toronto, ON. 7 p.m.
  • Montréal Launch (with Jess Taylor, Brooke Lockyer, & Kasia van Schaik). Thursday, June 13, 2024. L’Euguélionne, Librarie Féministe, 1426 Rue Beaudry, Montréal, QC. 6:00 p.m.
  • Windsor Launch (with Jess Taylor). Monday, June 17, 2024. Biblioasis Bookshop, 1520 Wyandotte Street East, Windsor, ON. 7 p.m.
  • Junction Reads (with Tomas Hachard & Martha Bátiz). Sunday, June 23, 2024. TYPE Books, Junction, 2887 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON. 6:30 p.m.
  • Official Launch Party with and with Q&A Host, Pasha Malla. Thursday, June 27, 2024. Anansi Bookshop. Lower Level, 128 Sterling Road, Toronto, ON. 7:00 p.m.
  • Riverside Reading Festival 2024 (with many authors). Saturday, July 29, 2024. Walter Williams Ampitheatre, Lions Park. 60 Laurel Street, Paris, ON. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Black Mallard Poetry Series (with Kate Rogers). Wednesday, July 3, 2024. Mykonos Restaurant. 572 Adelaide Street North, London, ON. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Show and Tell Poetry Series (with Daniel Scott Tysdal & Elisha May Rubacha). Friday, July 5, 2024. The Theatre on King, 171 King Street, Peterborough, ON. 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Kingston Launch (with Sadiqa de Meijer, Bruce Geddes, Nancy Jo Cullen, & Bruce Kaufman). Thursday, July 11, 2024. A Novel Idea, 156 Princess Street Suite 201, Kingston, ON. 7:00 p.m.
  • PEP Rally Reading Series (with Sneha Madhavan-Reese & Matthew Tierney). Thursday, July 18, 2024. Books and Company, 289 Main Street, Picton, ON. 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Ottawa Launch (with Jess Taylor). Thursday, July 25, 2024. Perfect Books, 258 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON. 7:00 p.m.
  • The Lit Live Reading Series (with Alicia Elliot, Lishai, and Matthew Morris). Sunday, September 1, 2024. The Staircase, 27 Dundurn Street North, Hamilton, ON. 7:00 p.m.
  • The Launch of Every Night I Dream I'm a Monk, Every Night I Dream I'm a Monster by Damian Tarnopolsky (Co-launch event). Thursday, September 5, 2024. Place TBD. Toronto, ON. Time TBD.
  • The St. Jerome's University Reading Series. Late Sept., 2024. 290 Westmount Road North, University of Waterloo. Waterloo, ON. Time TBD.
  • River City Reading Series. Date and Time TBD. Brockville, ON.





  • Type Books Poetry Reading. Monday, October 17, 2022. Type Books. 2887 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON. 6:30 p.m. (w/ Zoe Imani Sharpe, MLA Chernoff, and Bardia Sinaee)



  • Frostbite: A Literary Icebreaker of an Evening. Monday, January 21, 2019. The Gladstone Hotel. 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON. 7 p.m. (w/ Erin Moure, Michael Turner, Adebe DeRango-Adem, Phoebe Wang, Djamila Ibrahim, Catriona Wright, Dominique Bernier-Cormier, Victoria Hetherington, Chris Bailey, and Paul Carlucci)





  • Sawdust Reading Series. Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Bar Robo. 692 Somerset West, Ottawa, ON. 7 p.m. (w/ Dorian Bell; hosted by Jennifer Pederson)
  • Publishing and Promoting Your First Book: A Seminar for the University of Toronto's MA in Creative Writing Program. Wednesday, January 24, 2018. The English Department of the U of T. (Jackman Humanities Building), 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (w/ Rebecca Rosenblum and Robert McGill)
  • The Speakeasy Reading Series. Thursday, January 25, 2018. Tequlia Bookworm, 512 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON. 7:30 p.m. (w/ Greg Rhyno, Catherine Bush, Rose Cullis, and Rebecca Kelly



  • The Resonance Reading Series. Tuesday, February 6, 2018. Resonance Cafe. 5175A Park Avenue, Montreal, QC. 8:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. (w/ Aisha Sasha John, Ayesha Chatterjee, Jake Byrne, and Nyla Matuk; hosted by Klara du Plessis)






  • Guest on HOWL, CIUT 89FM Radio, with host Nancy Jane Bullis Greer. Tuesday, December 19. Toronto, ON. Live at 10 p.m.
  • The Boneshaker Reading Series. Tuesday, December 12. The Bloor/Gladstone Toronto Public Library. 1101 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON. 7 p.m. (w/ Margo Lapierre)
  • Three-City-Tour: A Reading at Biblioasis Bookstore. Sunday, December 10. 1520 Wyandotte St. East, Windsor, ON. 4 - 7 p.m. (w/ Melanie Janisse, Kate Hargreaves, Ian Thibodeau, Donato Mancini, Canisia Lubrin, & E Martin Nolan).
  • Three-City-Tour: Poetry in Detroit. Saturday, December 9, 2017. Jam Handy, 2900 E Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI. 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. (w/ Canisia Lubrin, Aaron Foley, Marlin M. Jenkins, Young Eun Yook, Justin Rogers, & E Martin Nolan)







  • Say It! Cobourg Poetry Commons. Wednesday, October 18, 2017. The Human Bean, 80 King St. W., Cobourg, ON. Doors at 7:00; Readings Start at 7:30 p.m. (w/ Jessica Heimstra)
  • the art bar poetry series. Tuesday, October 10, 2017. NEW TIME AND LOCATION: Cloak and Dagger Irish Pub. 394 College Street, Toronto, ON. 7 p.m. (w/ Anne Campbell and Benjamin Hertwig)



  • LitLive Literary Readings. Sunday, October 1, 2017. The Staircase Theatre. 27 Dundurn Street N., Hamilton, ON. 7:30 p.m. (w/ Alban Goulden, Suzanna Derewicz, Jamie Tennant, Christopher Levenson, and Joanne Arnott)





  • Desert Pets Press/The Emergency Response Unit Chapbook Launch, Toronto, ON
  • Nightwood/Anvil Press Book Launch at Type Books, Toronto, ON



  • The Launch of 300 Hours a Minute (Desert Pets Press), Toronto, ON
  • Tonight on Our Stage at the NAC Fourth Stage, Ottawa, ON



  • Lit Live Reading Series, Hamilton, ON
  • “All Lit Up” Toronto Launch Party for the Literary Press Group, Toronto, ON
  • words(on)stages Reading Series, Toronto, ON
  • Blue Coffee Reading Series, Toronto, ON
  • Poetry Remix: Tears for Fears, Toronto, ON
  • Classroom Visit: ENG215H1S: The Canadian Short Story, University of Toronto
  • Classroom Visit: Journalism Program, Sheridan College
  • Classroom Visit: COMM 301: Professional Writing Skills, Humber, Toronto, ON
  • The Launch of Issue 138.1 of Acta Victoriana, Toronto, ON



  • The Apt. 9 Launch of Conservative Majority, Ottawa, ON
  • Classroom Visit: English, Marianapolis College (Private CEGEP), Montreal, QC
  • The Ruckus Reading Series, Toronto, ON
  • Amazing New Stuff Reading Series, Toronto, ON
  • Toronto Luminato Festival, “A Literary Picnic,” Toronto, ON
  • The Launch of All We Want Is Everything by Andrew Sullivan, Toronto, ON
  • The Launch of Everything Is Fine, Toronto, ON
  • Classroom Visit: Creative Book Publishing Program, Humber, Toronto, ON
  • “The Boys Are Back in Burlingtown” with Andrew Faulkner, Burlington, ON
  • Classroom Visit: ENGC87: Creative Writing Fiction II, UTSC, Toronto, ON
  • Classroom Visit: ENGB61: Creative Writing Fiction I, UTSC, Toronto, ON
  • The Grey Borders Reading Series, St. Catharines, ON
  • This Is Happening Whether You Like It or Not Reading Series, Montreal, QC



  • Write Club Toronto, Toronto, ON
  • The Pivot Reading Series, Toronto, ON
  • The Winnipeg Launch of Cosmo at McNally Jackson, Winnipeg, MB
  • Classroom Visit: The Short Story, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB
  • Morning Television Interview: CTV Canada AM, Winnipeg, MB
  • The Dusty Owl Reading Series, Ottawa, ON
  • “Indie Lit Night” w/ Coach House Books, ECW, and House of Anansi, Waterloo, ON
  • F*cked Up Presents: The Long Winter: Imposters, Toronto, ON
  • The Coach House Fall 2012 Launch, Montreal, QC
  • Ottawa International Writers Festival Fiction Event, Ottawa, ON



  • The Toronto Launch of Cosmo with Barry Webster, Toronto, ON
  • Real Vancouver Writers’ Literary Bash at W2, Vancouver, BC
  •  The Coach House Fall 2012 Launch, Toronto, ON
  • The Boneshaker Reading Series, Toronto, ON
  • The EW Reading Series, Toronto, ON



  • The Pivot Reading Series and Launch of Rebuild by Sachiko Murakami, Toronto, ON
  • The Technicolour Music and Reading Series, Toronto, ON



  • Co-Hosted the Border Patrol Reading Series, Toronto, ON
  • The Strong Words 5th Anniversary Reading Series, Toronto, ON
  • The Launch of echolocation 9, Toronto, ON



  • The Ottawa Small Press Book Fair Pre-Reading, Ottawa, ON
  • The John Newlove Awards Ceremony at the Ottawa Writers Festival, Ottawa, ON
  • The Pivot Reading Series’ One Year Anniversary Reading, Toronto, ON