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


Best Canadian Essays 2024 (Biblioasis, fall 2023)


“Bad Days” (essay)


The Tyee 20th anniversary collection (edited by David Beers and andrea bennett, Greystone Books, forthcoming)


“Rolling Dumplings with Mom”  (short essay)


The Madrona Project: Vol III Number 1: The Art of the Public Voice (edited by Sam & Sally Green and Michael Daley, Jan 2023)


“Knife Edge, Two Piece” (ekphrastic poem about Henry Moore sculpture at Queen Elizabeth Park)

Cascadia Cascadia: A Field Guide Through Art, Ecology, and Poetry (edited by Derek Sheffield, Marie Fuhrman & Elizabeth Bradfield, Mountaineer Books, 2023)




Sea Star

Cascadian Zen: bioregional writings on Cascadia then and now (edited by Tetsuzen Jason Wirth, Paul E Nelson and Adelia MacWilliam, with Theresa Whitehill, Cascadia Poetics Lab, 2023)




Lost Stream


Quarandreams: A reflection of the pandemic through photography and poetry (photography and poet curation by Maggie MacPherson,  Blurb Books Canada, July 2022) 


WORTH-MORE-STANDING-COVER Worth More Standing: Poets & Authors Pay Homage to Trees (edited by Tofino poet laureate, Christine Lowther, Caitlin Press, spring 2022)




In/Visible, Utility Pole, & The Trees Have No Tongues

Resonance Resonance: Essays on the Craft and Life of Writing (edited by Andrew Chesham and Laura Farina, Anvil Press, spring 2022)




Giving Voice to Your Words

BCP 2020 Best Canadian Poetry in English 2020 (edited by Marilyn Dumont, Biblioasis, 2020)





Ode to the Potato

Sweet Water Sweet Water: Poems for the Watersheds (edited by Yvonne Blomer, Caitlin Press, 2020)





Lost Stream

 Against death Against Death: 35 Essays on Living (edited by Elee Kraljii-Gardiner, Anvil Press, 2019)




RUNNER-UP FOR THE EDWARD HOFFER AWARD (three categories: Short Story/Anthology, Eric Hoffer Grand Prize, and Montaigne Medal)

Canyon (creative nonfiction)

Heartwood cover Heartwood: Poems for the Love of Trees (In Our Words Press, 2018)




Merry (concrete/visual poem)


Migration Songs (International Ornithological Congress/Vancouver International Bird Conference chapbook, 2018)

Ode to a Crow


Love Me True: Writers Reflect on the Ups, Downs, Ins and Outs of Marriage (Caitlin Press, 2018)

Cover to Cover (nonfiction)

Old Bones & Battered Book Ends Old Bones & Battered Bookends (Repartee Press, 2020)




Mirror, Mirror

FlashNonfictionFunny-Cover Flash Funny Nonfiction (edited by Dinty Moore and Tom Hazuka, Woodhall Press USA, Spring, 2018)




Nipples (nonfiction)

 Sustenance 2017 cover

Sustenance: 150 Writers from BC & Beyond on the Subject of Food   (edited by Rachel Rose, Anvil Press, 2017)  FINALIST FOR THE CITY OF VANCOUVER BOOK AWARD 2018

Omelet (poem)


Best of the Best Canadian Poetry in English: 10th Anniversary Edition,  (Tightrope Books, 2017)

Aquarium (poem)

Refugium Refugium: Poems for the Pacific (edited by Yvonne Blomer, Caitlin Press, 2017)




Anti-Litany (poem)

summer-book-full-cover-alt The Summer Book  (edited by Mona Fertig, Mother Tongue Publishing, 2017)




The Pool (prose)

IMG_3963 Poetry Anthology (The Legal Studies Forum Volume XLI, No. 1 & 2, edited by James Elkins, West Virginia University, 2017)




Consideration (poem)

cover_anthology_roughproof Making Room: Forty Years of Room Magazine  (Caitlin Press, 2017)




Shelter (poem)

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





Shower (reprint) and commentary

9781987915051new Boobs: Women explore what it means to have breasts (Caitlin Press, 2016)




Nipples (nonfiction)

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)


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 (prose)

 darkpathcover_smallJPB 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)

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




Aquarium (reprint)

slicemesometruth  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)