books and solo works

 

Advice for Taxidermists and Amateur Beekeepers  (Novel, Stonehouse Publishing, 2019)

 

The Sorceress Who Left Too Soon: Poems After Remedios Varo (Chapbook, Coven Editions, 2019)

 

Spoiled Milk + Wet Specimen (Leaflet, The Blasted Tree Art Collective & Publishing Co., 2018)

 

The Night Will be Long But Beautiful: The Life and Death of Jeff Lakes (Chapbook, Loft on Eighth Press, 2016)

  • This chapbook was also made into an exquisite art book by printmaker Tim van Wijk in 2017, for the Canada Council funded project, Print(ed) Word with Loft 112 and Alberta Printmakers. 

 

Fiction and Poetry

 

  • 2019

Dusie, The Tuesday Poem: "Alice Discovers all the Rabbits are Dead" forthcoming

Wyrd & Wyse: "Little Sister," "Leaving Bluebeard," "Witch Going to the Sabbath" forthcoming

Untethered: "Probable Specimens from the Western Canadian Museum of Prairie Murder Weapons" ​forthcoming

Door is a jar: "Lullaby for Highway 1" forthcoming

Wilde Boy: "Boy: An Erasure of Robert Browning's The Laboratory" forthcoming

Augur: "Advice from Granny Moon" forthcoming

Train, a poetry journal: "At Sunnyside Station," "harvest"  forthcoming
Boned, A Collection of Skeletal Writings: "No one is Coming to Save You," "Black Boots," "Devilled Eggs for Midnight Supper," "Ferta, Unsettled, 1959," "The Skin Between Egg and Shell," "Phossy Jaw," "Autopsy," "A History of Touching" forthcoming

You are Not Your Rape: A Rhythm and Bones Anthology:"This Shining Fever" forthcoming

Collective Unrest: "The Familiar," "A Theory of Anatomies," "Rosemary's Lobotomy," "The Mouth of Lynnhaven" forthcoming

Dodging the Rain: "The Birdwatcher," "Porcelain," "Mademoiselle Sagee," "To Mummify a Tongue," "Slaughtering Time," "Rheumatic Pain II," "Premonition," "Wild Cat as Pallbearer" forthcoming 

 

  • 2018

 

The War Memory Anthology: "Riley Park, 1917," "A Recipe for Strawberry Pudding" ​forthcoming 

Rhythm of the Bones: Dark Marrow: "Another Resurrection" forthcoming

The Quilliad: "This Little Web, This Little World" forthcoming

In/Words 18.1: "Her Writhing Fever"  forthcoming
Bad Nudes: "Red Bird in Window" forthcoming
Hamilton Arts and Letters: "Root Rot" forthcoming

The Anti-Languorous Project, Blog:  "Crepuscular Time" 

  • winner of the October flash contest

Three Drops From a Cauldron: "Bucolic" 

Pussy Magic, All Hallow's Eve: "Breakup Spells 1&2,"  "Moorwitch," "Where Bragg Creek Meets the Elbow River" 

Pussy Magic: "Spell to Finish A Masters Thesis," "Protection Spell for Poetry Readings" 

The Poetry Society of New York, Spilt Milk: "Initiation" 

Talking About Strawberries All of the Time: "Axe Tidings"  

The Anti-Languorous Project, Blog:  "A Half-Life" 

  • winner of the September flash contest

Coffin Bell Journal: "Keep Very Still and Quiet,""Couples Counselling for Ghosts,""Ice Fishing in May"

Barren Magazine: "Dead Leaves" 

The Ambrosia Literary Review: "Death Cap in November," "Lac La Biche" 
Vessel Press: "You Always Want to Leave," "She is a Wanderer and a Spinner" 

Post Ghost Press: "Urban Beekeeping"

Rose Quartz Journal: "Phases of Gone" (visual poetry suite)

The Anti-Languorous Project, Blog:  "Happy Hour"

  • winner of the August flash contest

Awkward Mermaid: "Crossing the Wires," "Being Alive was the Hard Part" 

The Anti-Languorous Project:, Antilang 2: "Birdbones," "Mistress" 

The Anti-Languorous Project:, Soundbite 1: "Awake in Roscommon" 

Half A Grapefruit: "Flickers," "Missing Persons Report," "The Man in the Bowler Hat, by the Pond Out Back" 

Cauldron Anthology: "Only Death to Me," "Heavy Breather"

The Occulum: "Room" 

The Black Dog Review: "To the Widow Writing to the Inmates at Ponoka," "Crumbs"

Terse Journal: "verum, n." 

Revue Post: "with her legs dangling over the edge of the maidenhead bridge" 

Plentitude: "Evernia Prunastri" 

The /tƐmz/  Review: "Cervinae," "Weeds," "thumb," "the drag of the key in the lock"

  • "the drag of the key in the lock" has been nominated  for the 2018 Best of the Net Anthology

The Warren Review: “Nuptial Flight”
The Anti-Languorous Project, Antilang 1: “Honey Cookery,” “Spring,” “Hymn”

  • "Honey Cookery" has been nominated  for the 2018 Best of the Net Anthology

 

  • 2017

 

Rejected McSweeney’s Lists: "Proposed Articles That Were Promised a Response but Never Even Got a Follow-Up Email"
Human Parts: “Spells to Banish Depression”
Contemporary Verse 2: “Homecoming”
The White Wall Review: “Formicidae,” “Corvus”

Untethered 3.2: “Finnabair”
Petal Journal: “Macha,” “Grace O’Malley.”
NoD Magazine: “Macroglossum,”(21) “Winterbee”(22)

filling station #68: “All the Pretty Bones”(Shortlisted for a 2018 AMPA Showcase Award in Fiction)

 

  • 2016


Existere: “Dear Julia”
Petal Journal: “Tricks,” “The Falling Sickness”
NoD Magazine 21: “Beta Vulgaris,” “The Conservatory”

  • "Beta Vulgaris" was also selected as part of the 2017 People's Poetry Festival Artist and Poet Pairing (Artist: Nicole Love)

Dual Coast Magazine: "Charlotte" 

 

  • 2015

 

The Boiler Review: “Charlotte,” “Cling”
Eleventh Transmission: “Wrists,” “Fibre Glass”
The Murmur House: “Lion”
The Ignatian Literary Magazine: “Poor Sister Nazarene”
(Parenthetical): “Panic”
Untethered: “Lungs”
s/tick: “Drop,” “Rebecca,” “Dead Birth”
NoD Magazine 18: “Clatter,” “Vermeer’s Light”
Human Parts: “This Shining Fever”
Qwerty Magazine 34: “Panic”

After the Pause: "Skin Signs, Still the Girl he Married"

Sharkpack Poetry Review: "Sirenomelia"

Clockwise Cat: "Dissolving," "Some of Us"

The Birds We Piled Loosely: "Constant," "Spring," "Mariam"

Fry Your Friends: "Have You Noticed Yet?"

Weekly Poem: "Leaving"

 

  • 2014

 

NoD Magazine 17: “Teşekkürler,” “{iii}”

The Snapping Twig: "Skin," "Cresol," "Fifteen"

 

  • 2013


The Gauntlet: "Snapshots of 17"
WAX Poetry and Art Magazine: "Boa Constrictor"(1st Place in Autumn Contest)

 

Non-Fiction

 

On Submitting: Article, 2018

Atlas Obscura: Tesco Metro, Belfast, Northern Ireland (2018)

FLURT Magazine: Numerous Articles (additional copies available in print/PDF edition here and here.)
Calgary Prime Times: "The Sickening Sea"

The Gauntlet: "Bullied"

Gender Focus: "10 Unsung, Real Women to Look Up To"

Unbound Magazine: "7 Smutty Stories for the Adult Harry Potter Fan"

My (Small Press) Writing Day: Article, 2018

 

I have also written for Grip Magazine, Edmonton and Calgary Senior News, and Edmonton Women's Magazine.

 

As Editor


Contributing Reader and Writer, Awkward Mermaid Lit Mag 2018-Present

Honey Pot Literary Miscellany
NoD Magazine: Managing Editor 2015-2016

  “CHILLING AND INFECTIOUS… VANCE’S POETIC VOICE SPARKS A VIOLENT VERTIGO AS HER WORDS BURY THEMSELVES WITHIN YOU UNTIL YOU’RE LEFT MOONSTRUCK. HER WORK WILL BECOME YOUR NASTY ADDICTION.”
– EFFY WINTER, AUTHOR OF 
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