Awards and Recognitions

2017 – Atlantic Magazine Article silver finalist for The Lightkeeper’s daughters, Saltscapes Magazine (April/May 2017).

2016 – Atlantic Journalism Awards Silver finalist for Enterprise Reporting for the two-part series, ‘Can we Save our Salmon?” and ‘Conserving Wild 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 – Atlantic Journalism Awards silver finalist in Best Profile Article Category for ‘Tour of a Lifetime’ (Saltscapes Magazine, July/August 2007)

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