Publications

nf = non-fiction          f = fiction          ph = photography          p = poetry

[click HERE for a selection of PDF clips]

VICE (August 26, 2014)
– “We went to a dinosaur dig in the Alberta badlands” (nf + ph)

TORONTO STAR (August 10, 2014)
– “The Bone Digger” (nf + ph)

NEXT CITY (August 4, 2014)
– “Phnom Penh’s protest park becomes a battleground” (nf + ph)

VICE (July 15, 2014)
– “Witnessing how animals were treated at the Calgary Stampede bummed me out” (nf + ph)

VICE (July 14, 2014)
– “Meet rodeo’s most successful black cowboy” (nf +ph)

VICE (July 11, 2014)
– “Riding along with the Calgary police from 4am to 4pm during the Stampede” (nf + ph)

NEXT CITY (June 24, 2014)
– “The real reason Japan is building roads in poor countries everywhere'” (nf)

NEXT CITY (June 9, 2014)
– “The Canadian company drowning in Phnom Penh’s garbage'” (nf + ph)

NEXT CITY (May 8, 2014)
– “What happened when I got bitten by Asia’s ‘urbanized mosquito'” (nf + ph)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE (May 2014)
– “The Secret Garden” (nf + ph)

NEXT CITY (April 15, 2014)
– “The vanishing boat people of Phnom Penh” (nf + ph)

NEXT CITY (March 27, 2014)
– “Phnom Penh’s new bus system just a prelude to bigger changes” (nf)

NEXT CITY (March 12, 2014)
– “The casualties of Phnom Penh’s real estate boom” (nf)

VICE (March 7, 2014)
– “Partying with one of Burma’s largest rebel armies” (nf)

AL JAZEERA (March 2, 2014)
– “Myanmar’s long road to Peace” (nf)

THE MONTHLY (March 2014)
– “Son Chhay’s hopes for Cambodia” (nf)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE (March 2014)
– “Partying for Panglong” (nf)

DEMOCRATIC VOICE OF BURMA (February 11, 2014)
– “Yawd Serk bows out urging peace, compromise” (nf)

NEXT CITY (February 6, 2014)
– “Cambodia suspends all traffic enforcement to butter up voters” (nf)

NEXT CITY (January 10, 2014)
– “Can too much infrastructure doom a city?” (nf)

DISCOVER (2014 edition)
– “The Making of a Nation” (nf)
– “Sent from the Heavens” (nf)
– “Under the Big Top” (nf)
– “Cambodia Rocks” (nf)
– “Taste Test” (nf)
– “In the Mix” (nf)
– “View Finder” (nf)
– “Hidden Habitat” (nf)
– “One-Night Stands” (nf)
– “Treasured Islands” (nf)
– “All About Angkor” (nf)

NEXT CITY (December 31, 2013)
– “Phnom Penh’s most famous urban planner sees a city on the verge of collapse” (nf + ph)

NEXT CITY (December 24, 2013)
– “For Phnom Penh’s college students, dorm life often means rooming with monks” (nf + ph)

THE DIPLOMAT (December 20, 2013)
– “The Devil’s Advocates” (nf)

NEXT CITY (December 2, 2013)
– “How Phnom Penh created a super-efficient, totally drinkable water supply” (nf + ph)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE (December 2013)
– “The Major and the Monster” (nf)

ROADS & KINGDOMS and SLATE (November 22, 2013)
– “Dining With Dear Leader” (nf + ph)

NEXT CITY (November 18, 2013)
– “Putrid Lakes Offer Sweet Relief to a City Lacking Water Treatment Plants” (nf + ph)

NEXT CITY (November 4, 2013)
– “Can Japanese Engineering Fix Phnom Penh’s Creaky Drainage Infrastructure?” (nf + ph)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE (November 2013)
– “Digital Dividends” (nf)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE (October 2013)
– “Under the Radar” (nf + ph)

ERRANT (September 30, 2013)
– “Riding Shotgun on the Ho Chi Minh Trail” (nf + ph)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE online (September 16, 2013)
– “Deadly Clashes in Phnom Penh” (nf + ph)

ERRANT (August 19, 2013)
– “Death Fear Fever Dreams” (nf + ph)

THE GLOBE AND MAIL (August 17, 2013)
– “Mapping a 1,200-year-old mystery” (nf)

TORONTO STAR (July 29, 2013)
– “Cambodia’s elections are rigged. So why is the country’s opposition taking part?” (nf + ph)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE (July 2013)
– “‘In the Abode of Kings” (nf + ph)

TORONTO STAR (June 29, 2013)
– “Burma’s good luck charm” (nf)

THE GLOBE AND MAIL (June 20, 2013)
– “Manulife sells promises in an uncharted market” (nf + ph)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE (June 2013)
– “‘We are the Middle East’: Arakanese nationalism, the Rohingya question, and ethnic cleansing in northwestern Myanmar” (nf + ph)

TORONTO STAR (May 18, 2013)
– “Burma’s ‘hidden genocide’: a rare visit to a Rohingya refugee camp” (nf + ph)

ERRANT (May 1, 2013)
– “Burmese Impressions: Before the Veil was Lifted” (nf + ph)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE (May 2013)
– “From Prison to Parliament” (nf + ph)

THE MONTHLY (April 2013)
– “Rare Meat: Policing Cambodia’s Wildlife Trade” (nf)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE  (April 2013)
– “Rest Insured” (nf)

TORONTO STAR (March 30, 2013)
– “Q&A: Khmer Rouge defence lawyer Michael Karnavas on the endless trial” (nf + ph)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE  (March 2013)
– “Healing Burns” (nf)

TORONTO STAR  (February 9, 2013)
– “Where women are heavy hitters” (nf)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE online (February 5, 2013)
– “To Cremate a King” (nf)

TORONTO STAR  (February 2, 2013)
– “Is the royalty dead in Cambodia?” (nf)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE  (February 2013)
– “Exit Stage Left” (nf)
– “Saving Grace” (nf)

TORONTO STAR  (January 12, 2013)
– “Cambodia failing to stop acid attacks” (nf)

THE GLOBE AND MAIL (January 5, 2013)
– “A world without land mines: Is Canada’s dream dying?” (nf)

DISCOVER (2013 edition)
– “Day Tripper” (nf + ph)
– “Temples Less Travelled” (nf + ph)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE (December 2012)
– “Pomp and Circumstance” (nf + ph)

TORONTO STAR  (October 6, 2012)
– “Arrests and Deaths in the Eviction Fields” (nf)

TORONTO STAR  (September 15, 2012)
– “Saving Cambodia’s Dwindling Rainforests” (nf)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE  (September 2012)
– “Hunters and Hunted” (nf)
– “The Eye of the Fighter” (nf)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE  (July 2012)
– “Cement Nirvana” (nf + ph)

POSTSCRIPTS TO DARKNESS 2  (Summer 2012)
– “Speed Queen Number Four” (f)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE  (March 2012)
– “Sinking in the Shadow of Progress” (nf + ph)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE  (February 2012)
– “Fighting for Family” (nf + ph)

SOUTHEAST ASIA GLOBE  (January 2012)
– “Begging Rights” (nf)

IN THE DISTANCE: The Unofficial UBC Creative Writing Podcast @iTunes  (episode #4, June 2011 )
– “The Buses of Burma” (nf)

IN THE DISTANCE: The Unofficial UBC Creative Writing Podcast @iTunes  (episode #1, May 2011)
– “Speed Queen Number Four” (f)

WORLDNOMADS.com  (March 2011)
– “A Strip of Flag” (nf)

ACTA VICTORIANA  (Spring 2007)
– “Dancers of the Night” (p)
– “Wyoming” (ph)

THE HART HOUSE REVIEW  (Spring 2007)
– “Kensington Afternoons” (p)

UC REVIEW  (Spring 2007)
– “Eureka Dunes” (ph)
– “Glass Ghost Town” (ph)

ACTA VICTORIANA  (Spring 2006)
– “Open” (ph)

UC REVIEW  (Spring 2006)
– “America Trip (Part 1)” (p)
– “Somewhere Over America at 1:30 am” (p)
– “Words of Love and Hate” (p)
– “Your Spanish Tongue” (p)

Other work has appeared in The Gargoyle, Asia Life, and The Phnom Penh Post.

 

nf = non-fiction          f = fiction          ph = photography          p = poetry

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: