My poem “Let’s Speak About Friendship” appears in Tree Anthology (Dearborn Public Library 2021).

Tree Anthology - Deaborn Public Library 2021

Published by Dearborn Public Library 2021


My ekphrastic poem “Off-the-Grid” appears in LUMMOX Number Eight (Lummox Press 2019), while five of my poems appear in Tenfold: An Anthology of 10 Life Members of The Ontario Poetry Society (Beret Days Press 2019) and another three poems appear in Dancing on Stones: Anthology 2019 edited by John Di Leonardo (Beret Days Press 2019).


The bilingual (Greek-English) anthology Hellenic Encounters (CANCYP publications, 2018) includes ten of my poems translated in a different language. Other contributors include Dorothy Stott, Michael Stacey, I. B. Iskov, Husain Mehdi, Honey Novick, and Paulos Ioannou. Special thanks to Paulos for all the translations. According to the back cover, “The purpose of the anthology is to expand even in a limited way the wider knowledge of the Canadian poetic voices in Greece”.

Hellenic Encounters

Hellenic Encounters – Poetry in English and Greek

Launched November 25, 2018 at McNally Robinson Booksellers in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Voices 18 -2 features four of my poems including “Let the Rain Fall”, first place winner in the Adult Poetry Category in the 2018 Write on the Lake Contest sponsored by The Lake Winnipeg Writers’ Group.

18-2 Winter Tree & Harrows.spub

Voices 18 – 2 – Journal of the Lake Winnipeg Writers’ Group

Launched November 11, 2018 in Oakville, Ontario, Things That Matter: Literature and Art Anthology features the work of 40 Ontario writers, poets, and visual artists. My ekphrastic poem “Reflections of a Red Bridge” inspired by a photograph by Bob McCarthy is included in this book.

September 30, 2018 in Oakville

Launched October 20, 2018 in St. Catharines….The Banister…this annual contest anthology organized by the Niagara Branch of the Canadian Authors Association features the work of  34 Ontario poets. My poem “Teacher’s Pet Unleashed” was selected for this book.

The Banister - Niagara Poetry Anthology - Volume 33 - 2018 - Cover image by Michelle T. Williams

Image by Michelle T. Williams Published by Canadian Authors Association Niagara Branch 2018

Thrilled to have my poetry included in these two anthologies published by Lummox Press, California. Plus three of my black and white photographs appears inside and my colour image appears on the cover of Tamaracks: Canadian Poetry for the 21st Century.

Heartwood: Poems for the Love of Trees – features over 150 poems inspired by trees written by poets from every province and territory in Canada. This 288-page fundraising anthology was edited by Lesley Strutt and was published by The League of Canadian Poets.  My ash-tree themed poems appears in this book. More info here. Watch for launches in your area.

Delicate Impact features members of The Ontario Poetry Society and was edited/compiled by April Bulmer with images from Nan Williamson. Three of my poems are included in this anthology published by Beret Days Press in 2018. More information on this blog post.

Delicate Impact - edited by April Bulmer - Beret Days Press 2018

Published by Beret Days Press 2018

VOICES 18 – 1 features members of the Lake Winnipeg Writers Group and was published by BK Publishing. The book was launched May 6, 2018 at McNally Robinson Booksellers in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Three of my poems are included in this publication!

Voices 18-1 LWWG anthology published by BK Publishing - launched May 6, 2018 in Winnipeg, Manitoba Low Res Cover

Published by BK Publishing – launched May 6, 2018 in Winnipeg, Manitoba


Excited to be part of these membership anthologies from The Ontario Poetry Society and Beret Days Press:

TOPS Membership Anthology

The Ontario Poetry Society has published several membership anthologies showcasing both emerging and professional poets. Previous editors/compilers have included such Canadian poets as Norma West Linder, John B. Lee, Kate Marshall Flaherty, Ronnie R. Brown and more.


Published by Beret Days Press, 2015! Book Cover illustrated by poet Elana Wolff.

and these anthologies from other publishers:

The PoeTrain Anthology final version

Features the work of 23 participants of the 2015 Great Canadian PoeTrain Tour. Published by poetrain projects, 2015 ISBN 978-0-9813599-3-9

From Brydge Builder Press, 2016 (Fire and Sky, with a Fort McMurrary Fire/Healing theme) and Ink Bottle Press, 2016 (Memory and Loss, with an Alzheimer/Dementia theme):

From the Niagara Branch of the Canadian Authors Association:

From LUMMOX Press, California:

From other publishers:

Launch in Sarnia May 29, 2016 - Copy revised

Exploring Voice _ Italian Canadian Female Writers, 2016

Edited by James Deahl Published by Quattro Books

Edited by James Deahl and Published by Quattro Books

And this international non-fiction anthology:

Chicken Soup for the Soul

And many more…

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