The author’s works of prose and poetry appear or will appear in the following anthologies:

summer-book-full-cover-alt The Summer Book  (forthcoming, Mother Tongue Publishing, Spring 2017)

Personal essay

cover_anthology_roughproof Making Room: Forty Years of Room Magazine  (forthcoming Spring 2017)


revolvingcity The Revolving City: 51 Poems and Stories Behind Them (SFU Public Square and Anvil Press, 2015)


Shower (reprint) and commentary

forthcomingcover Anthology of Poems on Newborns (forthcoming TBA)

Colostrum (reprint)

ToTheIslands To the Islands: A Creative Writing Workbook (Siber Ink, South Africa, 2014)

Loop (reprint)

Telling Truths Telling Truths: Storying motherhood  (Demeter Press, 2014)

The Front of the Bus (originally broadcast on CBC Radio, Sunday Edition)

 mword The M Word: Conversations about Motherhood (Goose Lane Editions, 2014)

Best Interests of the Child (personal essay)

 eastasiancoversm East Asian Mothering: Politics and Practices (Demeter Press, 2014)

Tiger in the Hornets’ Nest (reprinted from The Tyee online news magazine) and three poems (Chrysanthemum, Kite, Snowman)

 expecting How to Expect What You’re Not Expecting: anthology of essays on parenthood and loss (Touchwood Editions, 2013)  Winner of the 2015 Bronze Medal, IPPY Awards for Independent Publishers internationally

Invisible Mending (personal essay)

On the Dark Path: An Anthology of Fairy Tale Poetry  (13 Moons Press, Texas, USA, 2013)Rapunzel (reprint)

Force Field: 77 Women Poets of BC   (Mother Tongue Publishing, 2013)Colostrum,

Chrysanthemum, Glass, Shower (reprints)

Poet to Poet Anthology (Guernica Editions, 2012)

Omelet (reprint)

hiddenlives Hidden Lives: An anthology of writing on mental illness(Brindle & Glass, 2012)

Aftermath (reprint)

The Bright Well: Poems by Contemporary Canadian Poets about Facing Cancer (Leaf Press, Oct 2011)


Perspectives Plus (ERPI, Éditions du Renouveau Pédagogique Inc., 2011)

Aquarium (reprint)

 9781894987608 Slice Me Some Truth: An Anthology of Canadian Non-Fiction  (Wolsak & Wynn, Fall 2011)

Play (creative non-fiction)

Walk Myself Home: An Anthology of Writing to Stop Violence Against Women  (Caitlin Press, 2010)

Reprints of four poems: Film Loop, Camouflage, Headlines, and Examination

Henry Chow and other stories from the Asian Canadian Writers’ Collective (Tradewind Books, 2010)

Air (young adult short fiction)

The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2010 (Tightrope Books, Fall 2010)


verseofvancouver A Verse Map of Vancouver  (Anvil Press, 2009)

Vanier Park (also known as “Kite”)

notamuse Not A Muse  (Haven Press, Hong Kong, 2009)

Park (reprint); Dawn; Kindergarten at the Transylvanian Flavour Restaurant

concertvoices Concert of Voices: An Anthology of World Writing in English, 2nd edition   (Broadview Press, 2009)

The Hyphenated (reprint)

doublelives Double Lives: Writing and Motherhood  (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2008)

Elements (creative non-fiction)

Motherhood full cover Honoring Motherhood:Prayers, Ceremonies and Blessings  (Skylight Paths, USA, 2008)

Park;  Colostrum (reprints)

WhiteInkNewFlyer White Ink: Anthology of Poems on Motherhood   (Demeter Press, 2007)

Colostrum  (reprint)

writingtheterrain Writing the Terrain: Travelling through Alberta with the Poets  (University of Calgary Press, 2005)

Departures (reprint)

infineform  In Fine Form: The Canadian Book of Form Poetry  (First Edition, Polestar Press, 2005)

Loop (reprint)

strike the wok jpg Strike the Wok: An anthology of Chinese Canadian fiction (TSAR, 2003)

Seeking Special Chinese Lady (short fiction)

ribsauce Ribsauce: an anthology of women’s writing  (Vehicule, November 2002)

Body Tales (prose)

vintage2000 Vintage 2000 (Ronsdale, 2000)

The Doctor’s Wife; Learning Chinese

SwallowingClouds Swallowing Clouds: An Anthology of Chinese-Canadian Poetry(Arsenal Pulp Press, 1999)

Ten poems

roomatheheartofthings A Room at the Heart of Things(Vehicule Press, 1998)