2013 Writer in Residence for the Calgary Public Library
Western Taxidermy won the 2012 Canadian Authors Association's (Alberta Branch) Exporting Alberta Award. Jurors' Comments
Western Taxidermy was one of three finalists for the 2013 High Plains Book Award for short story collections.
Embedded on the Home Front:
Where Military and Civilian Lives Converge
Winner of a 2013 CBC Bookie Award.
Chosen as a 2013/14 BC Book for BC Schools
Co-edited by Barb Howard and Joan Dixon, this anthology of essays by 14 Canadian writers explores life on Canada’s military home front.