Awards and Recognitions
2016 – Atlantic Journalism Awards Silver finalist for Enterprise Reporting for the two-part series, ‘Can we save our salmon?” Saltscapes Magazine (Mar/April, Jul/Aug 2016)
2016- Longlist Finalist, CBC Non-Fiction Award for the personal essay, ‘Coyote Moon‘. (Hear my CBC Shift interview)
2016 – First Place Narrative Non-Fiction Prize in the NB Writers’ Federation Competition for ‘The Art of Seeing Clearly‘, a story from my experiences teaching writing in Haiti.
2012 – Bronze Award for Best Profile, International Regional Magazine Awards for ‘Tongue & Cheek’ (Saltscapes Magazine, July/August 2011)
2011 – Finalist for Atlantic Bookseller’s Choice Award for the biographical book, ‘Sanctuary: The Story of Naturalist Mary Majka‘ (Goose Lane Editions, 201o)
2011 – Honorable Mention, Features Writing from the Professional Writers’ Association of Canada for ‘Tongue & Cheek’ (Saltscapes Magazine, July/August 2011)
2007 – Finalist in Atlantic Magazine Best Profile Article Category for the Atlantic Journalism Awards for ‘Tour of a Lifetime’ (Saltscapes Magazine, July/August 2007)