PUBLISHED WORK


SACRIFICES (short story)
Review Americana ~ May 2018

Excerpt from THE CRACK IN EVERYTHING
(novel excerpt)
The Chaffin Journal ~ April 2018

some assembly required (poem)
Abstract Magazine ~ January 2018

SCENERY (poem)
Abstract Magazine ~ January 2018

LEONARD'S FLAT (poem)
Abstract Magazine ~ January 2018

THE GLASS AS HALF (poem)
Abstract Magazine ~ November 2017

DEATH WILL NOT BRING YOU HAPPINESS
(poem)
Joypuke ~ August 2017

EFFIGIES (short story)
Peacock Journal ~ July 2017

GLASGOW (REVISITED) (poem)
Cultural Kapital Magazine ~ May 2017

NICOTINE (short story)
Anastamos ~ April 2017

TROMPE L'OEIL (poem)
Rat's Ass Review ~ March 2017

DESTINATIONS AND DEPARTURES, DUCK MIDDLE WOMAN, TICKING BOXES, SAFE WORDS, SLEEP IS GOD (poems)
ZiN Daily ~ March 2017

THE NEW FAMILIARITY (poem)
Rat's Ass Review ~ March 2017

THE 99 BILLION PROBLEMS OF GOD
(poem)
Clockhouse ~ Winter 2016

THE UNPRIMED SIDE OF THE CANVAS (poem)
Long Exposure (digital issue page 8 ~ October 2016

SCARS (poem)
Island Poems II ~ Summer 2016

raining carnations (poem)
Snow Softly Falling: Holiday Stories from Prince Edward Island ~ Winter 2015

THE GHOST OF ELECTRICITY (short story)
Pictures and Portraits ~ October 2015

A PEARL AMONG THE FISH EYES
(poem)
Chrysalis ~ Summer 2015

ZIG-ZAG (poem)
The Litter I See Project ~ July 2015

OUR LADY OF STEERAGE
(novel)
Bunim & Bannigan Ltd. ~ June 2015

DAVENING BIRCHES (poem)
Poetica Magazine ~ April 2015

COURGETTES FROM MY SISTER’S GARDEN (poem)
Cargo Literary ~ March 2015

WHEEL MAN
and LEARNING TO LEAVE (poems)
Galleon III ~ December 2014

CONVERSION (novel excerpt)
Poetica Magazine ~ October 2014

SEASON, SIGNPOST and MOTIFS (poem reprints)
Songs of Eretz Poetry Review ~ October 2014

GODOT ASKS FOR DIRECTIONS (poem)
JONAH magazine ~ October 2014

SWEET JANE’S SECRET CHORD (poem)
The Steel Chisel ~ October 2014

OBLIQUE STRATEGIES
(poem)
Wild: A Quarterly ~ August 2014

UN POÈTE MAUDIT JUIF (short story)
Poetica Magazine ~ August 2014

MOTIFS and EXCERPTS FROM POSTCARD SERIES (poems)
Epignosis Quarterly ~ Spring 2014

SÉCULIER
(poem)
Soliloquies ~ Winter 2013

GREEN MAN CROSSING (short story)
Origami Journal ~ June 2013

THIS IS MY STATUS
(poem)
Unwrapped: The Bareback Anthology ~ February 2013

SIGNPOST (poem)
Northern Cardinal Review ~ February 2013

MONEY IS HONEY
(short story)
Sterling ~ November 2012

THIS IS MY STATUS
(poem)
Bareback ~ October 2012

RED PLANET (poem)
Atlas Magazine ~ September 2012

PAS DE DEUX (novel excerpt)
Riptides: New Island Fiction ~ Summer 2012

YOUKALI HOTEL: ROOM 1308 (poem)
Quills ~ March 2012

SEARCHING OUT DEATH IN SEVEN PANTOUMS (poetry cycle)
The Montreal Review ~ February 2012

WAKING UP IN VEGAS (short story)
Specter Magazine ~ January 2012

SATURDAY (short story)
Best New Writing anthology ~ 2012

janitor (poem)
All Rights Reserved ~ October 2011

MY HOME "FROM AWAY" HOME (essay)
The Montreal Review ~ July 2011

MIDNIGHT ON THE YOUKALI EXPRESS and CROSSING (poems)
The Sandstar Review ~ June 2011

DELI (short story)
The Montreal Review ~ June 2011

SEAGLASS GHAZAL (poem)
Paragon ~ April 2011

CROW GHAZAL (poem)
Toucan Magazine ~ February 2011

MILK, MILK, LEMONADE (short story)
Carte Blanche ~ November 2010

IT ALL BECOMES FICTION (poem)
The Toucan ~ October 2010

ROOM SERVICE
and FLESH MUSEUM  (poems)   
Literary House Review ~ December 2009

FATTED CALF BLUES
(fiction collection)
Turnstone Press ~ April 2009

PHONE BOOTH
(short story)
All Rights Reserved ~ Spring 2009

SEARCHING FOR YOUKALI
(poem)
The Oak Bend Review ~ Spring 2009

THIEF (poem)
Crannog ~ Spring 2009

URBAN IDYLL
and CHECKOUT (poems)
Euphony ~ June 2008

MY FIRST CIGARETTE
and SEASON (poems)
Cerulean Rain ~ January 2008

HOME, JAMES
(short story)
Upstairs At Duroc ~ Winter 2007

GATHERING
(poem)
Mobius Magazine ~ Winter 2007

INTERNET YOUKALI (poem)
Contemporary Verse 2 ~ Winter 2007

THE SAME MACHINE
(short story)
Front’N’Centre ~ October 2007

FATTED CALF BLUES (novella)
Vocabula Review ~ September 2007

LET US IMPROVISE MOTIFS (poem)
Aquapolis ~ Summer 2007

THE DARKENED DOOR (short story)
Windsor ReView ~ Spring 2007

HALIFAX 1923
(excerpt from Mariasse, novel-in-progress)
The Puritan ~ April 2007

HALF A POEM (poem)
All Rights Reserved ~ October 2006

THE TWO ANNES (postcard story)
Grimm Magazine ~ September 2006

CHERBOURG 1923
(excerpt from Mariasse, novel-in-progress)
Arabesques Review ~ August 2006

THE WHOLE STORY (poem)
Contemporary Rhyme ~ Summer 2006

BERESHUL
(excerpt from Mariasse, novel-in-progress)
The Windsor ReView ~ January 2006

BEYOND ANY BLESSING AND SONG (excerpt from Mariasse, novel-in-progress)
Parchment ~ November 2005

A RICH MAN’S JOKE (Excerpt from Mariasse, novel-in-progress)
Terrain.org ~ September 2005

THE ANIMAL ROOM
(short story)
The Dublin Quarterly ~ September 2005

MARIASSE (excerpt from Mariasse, novel-in-progress)
Nashwaak Review ~ June 2005

THE MOST IMPORTANT MAN IN THE WORLD
(short story)
Winner of 2004 Fiction Contest
Filling Station ~ December 2004

ELEPHANT ROCK
(postcard story)
Forget Magazine ~ November 2004

THE BRIDGE BY MOONLIGHT
(short story)
The Dalhousie Review ~ Summer 2003

SMOKE AND MIRRORS (short story)
Pottersfield Portfolio ~ Winter/Spring 2003

DANGER IN THE SUMMER MOON ABOVE (postcard story)
Grain Magazine ~ Autumn 1996

GLASGOW (prose poem)
Malahat Review ~ Winter 1983

PLAYS, FILMS AND MUSICALS


MILK BAR
(opera)
Libretto: Steven Mayoff
Composer: Jim O’Leary
Mount Allison University
Sackville, New Brunwsick
March 2014

A PROMISE TO REPAIR
(stage play)
The Cape Breton Stage Company
June 2012

THE DIM SUM OF ITS PARTS (short film)
WILDcard Pictures ~ July 2010
Audience Feedback for The Dim Sum Of Its Parts

DISORDERED SONG
(song cycle)
Poems: Steven Mayoff
Music: David R. Scott
Commissioned for the Eckhardt-Gramatté 2005 National Music Competition

PHONE BOOTH
(radio drama)
Co-written with Paula Wing
CBC Radio One & Two ~ November 2003

BULLY (play)
Co-written with Stephen Guy-McGrath
The Theatre Centre, Toronto ~ October/November 2002
Theatre Orangeville ~ October/November 2003

AFTERLIFE (radio drama)
Co-written with Paula Wing
CBC Radio One ~ February 2002

CALL WAITING
(radio drama)
Co-written with Paula Wing
CBC Radio One ~ Spring 2001

SWINGSTEP (musical)
Additional Lyrics
Ford Centre, Toronto ~ Summer/Autumn 1999

DORIAN (musical)
Steven Mayoff (Libretto), Ted Dykstra (Music)
Multiple Workshops for Blythe Festival (Ontario)
VideoCabaret (Toronto)
Roger Hess Productions (New York) ’89 - ‘98

WORKSHOPS


TONE + TEXT
(Showcase performance of scenes)
Vadstena, Sweden ~ July 2014

TONE + TEXT
(Developing Milk Bar chamber opera)
Vadstena, Sweden ~ July 2013

PRAXIS SUMMER READINGS
(Reading and critiques of third draft of Fatted Calf Blues screenplay)
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver BC ~ May 2013

PRAXIS SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP
Advisor: John Frizzell
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver BC ~ November 2012

SCREENWRITERS’ BOOTCAMP
Advanced Program
Instructor: Tom Shoebridge
The Haviland Club, Charlottetown PE ~ June 2012

SCREENWRITERS’ BOOTCAMP
Adaptation Workshop
Instructor: Ken Chubb
The Haviland Club, Charlottetown PE ~ June 2011

SEAWORDS
Fiction Instructor: Christy Ann Conlin
Charlottetown PE ~ August 2010

GREAT BLUE HERON WORKSHOP
Playwriting Instructor: Daniel MacIvor                        
St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish NS ~ July 2010
 
GREAT BLUE HERON WORKSHOP
Fiction Instructor: Alistair MacLeod                        
St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish NS ~ July 2009

FROM DESK TO BOOKSTORE: MAKING THE LEAP TO WRITING AS A CAREER
Writers' Union of Canada
Deborah Windsor,  Genni Gunn and Wayne Grady
Charlottetown PE ~ February 2009

SEAWORDS
Fiction Instructor: Anne Simpson
Brackley Beach PE ~ August 2008

GREAT BLUE HERON WORKSHOP
Poetry Instructor: Anne Compton
St. Francis Xavier University Antigonish NS ~ July 2008

SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP AT IMAC
Instructor: Cheryl Wagner
Charlottetown PE ~ November 2007

GREAT BLUE HERON WORKSHOP
Fiction Instructor: Alistair MacLeod
St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish NS ~ July 2007

SCREENWRITERS’ BOOTCAMP (FOR FILM & TV)
Instructors: Tom Shoebridge and Alex Epstein
Mount Stewart PE ~ June 2007

WRITING AND DRAWING THE LANDSCAPE
Instructors: Deirdre Kessler, James Donnelly and Cecily Donnelly
The MacPhail Homestead, Orwell PE ~ August 2006

MARITIME WRITERS’ WORKSHOP
Poetry Instructor: Sue Sinclair
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton NB ~ August 2006

GREAT BLUE HERON WORKSHOP
Screenwriting Instructor: Sheldon Currie
St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish NS ~ July 2006

GREAT BLUE HERON WORKSHOP
Poetry Instructor: Anne Simpson
St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish NS ~ July 2005

COMPOSER/LIBRETTIST LABORATORY, TAPESTRY NEW OPERA WORKS
Dramaturges: Wayne Strongman and Michael Albano
Toronto ON ~ August 2004

MARITIME WRITERS’ WORKSHOP
Fiction Instructor: Richard Cumyn
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton NB ~ July 2004

CBC RADIO DRAMA WORKSHOP
Instructor: Bill Lane
Toronto ON ~ Autumn 2000

MENTORSHIP AND JUDGING


2018 PEI Writers' Guild Battle Tales III: short story judge

2016 PEI Writers’ Guild PEI Battle Tales: short story judge

2014 Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick Writing Contest: short story judge

2011 CBC Canada Writes Short Story Contest: first reader

2011 Atlantic Writing Contest: short story judge

2010 PEI Writers’ Guild Mentorship Program: mentor

2010 Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick Writing Contest: short story judge

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS