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I write into the void. Sometimes the void wins. Other times the words win.

Over the years, my work has appeared in print and online in such places as Adbusters, Geist, Shotgun Honey, 365 Tomorrows, Pulp Literature, Switchblade and the clown noir anthology, Greasepaint & 45s. I’ve also won the Mash Stories flash fiction contest and twice made it to the semi-finals of the Broken Pencil Indie Writers Deathmatch.

In 2018, Dead Clown Blues, the first book in my Carnegie Fitch Mystery Fiasco series from Shotgun Honey/Down & Out Books was nominated for an Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novella by the Crime Writers of Canada. The follow up, 40 Nickels, was published in August 2019. Shot to Nothing, 3rd in series, is scheduled for release in Summer 2021.

Previously a longtime Vancouver resident, I currently live in Toronto with my spouse and daughter.

The battle with the void continues daily.


BOOKS

Dead Clown Blues cover_new small  40 Nickels cover_small

Upcoming

  • Shot to Nothing, Shotgun Honey/Down & Out Books, 2021

Previous

  • 40 NickelsShotgun Honey/Down & Out Books, 2019
  • Dead Clown BluesShotgun Honey/Down & Out Books, 2017
  • Die, Famous! – Dirt Starling Press (self-published), 2009
  • Caffeine Fueled Revelation Machines (Stories) – Dirt Starling Press (self-published), 2009
  • It’s All in the Interpretation (Poems) – Dirt Starling Press (self-published), 2009
  • Repetition Can Be Beautiful  – VFS Press (handmade run of 100 copies, numbered), 2005

PUBLICATIONS

Pulp Literature Issue 5 Winter 2015    The Lascaux Prize 2015    Switchblade: Issue Seven    Gunsmoke & Dragonfire: A Fantasy Western Anthology    Greasepaint & .45s

Upcoming

  • “The Retcon” – EconoClash Review (Fall 2019)

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REVIEWS


INTERVIEWS


ARTICLES


WRITING CONTESTS

  • Semi-Finalist, 2018 Broken Pencil Indie Writers’ Deathmatch
  • Finalist, 2015 Lascaux Prize in Short Fiction
  • Winner, Mash Stories Competition #5
  • Finalist, 2014 NYC Midnight Short Story Competition
  • Semi-Finalist, 2014 Broken Pencil Indie Writers’ Deathmatch
  • Honourable Mention, 8th Annual Geist Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest