Awards/Nominations

Nominations/Awards

  • Aurora nomination “A Good Catch” 2011
  • Shortlisted Friends of Merril short fiction competition 2011
  • Aurora Awards nomination “Of the Corn: Kore’s Innocence”  2010
  • Honorable mention (2nd place) prize in Rannu poetry competition, “A Good Catch” 2009
  • Shortlisted for the Rannu fiction competition “Freedom’s Just Another Word”  2009
  • Barton College 2nd place for poem “Finding Dionysus” to be published in Crucible 2009
  • Awarded BC Arts Council Study Assistance grant to attend the CSSF novel writing workshop 2008
  • Shortlisted for the Rannu fiction competition “Shoes”  2008
  • Judges choice, SFPA poetry contest “Don Quixote’s Quandary” 2008 http://www.sfpoetry.com/2008poetrycontest.html
  • Jerry Jazz Musician short fiction contest winner “Cipher” 2007 www.jerryjazzmuscian.com
  • Speculative Literature Foundation award nominee “Hold Back the Night” 2003 http://www.speculativeliterature.org/Awards/SLFFountainAward/2003.php
  • 2005 Gaylactic Spectrum Award—shortlisted “Hold Back the Night” 2003 http://www.spectrumawards.org/2005.htm#bestshortshort
  • 2nd place, Pinekone contest “Phoenix Sunset” 1989
  • 2nd place Pinekone contest, judge Charles de Lint “A Matter of View” 1988
  • Shari Meakin Bursary first recipient, Burnaby Arts Council 1988
  • 15/800−Cross Canada Writers Quarterly competition “Hunger” 1986

Honourable Mentions

  • Imaginarium “Dark Side” ChiZine.com 2011
  • Imaginarium Shadow Realms” Witches & Pagans #23 2011
  • Year’s Best Horror “Exegesis of the Insecta Apocrypha” 2010
  • Years Best Science Fiction 22nd Annual “Hold Back the Night” 2003
  • Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror: 17th Annual “Hold Back the Night” 2003
  • Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror: 10th Annual “These Proud Trees” 1997
  • World Poetry Competition “Aftermath” 1988
  • Ursus Press “Eddying Waters” 1986
  • Ursus Press “New Age” 1987

Other

  • 2013 co-editor of Tesseracts 17: Speculating Canada from Coast to Coast to Coast, Edge Publications
  • 2010 co-judge for the Rannu poetry competition