M.A. (1995), English/Creative Writing, University of Alberta
Thesis title: The Artificial Insemination Crew and Other Stories. Includes a Select Bibliography of Dutch Calvinist Fiction and Poetry as well as an Appendix: Reading List and Influences.
B.C.S. Hons (1992), English and French, Redeemer University College
Diplôme d’Études de Civilisation Française (1992), option littéraire, Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne
- Writing Fiction (ENG-303)
- Journalistic Writing I: Reporting and Newswriting (ENG-304)
- Journalistic Writing II: Column and Opinion Writing (ENG-305)
- Creative Writing
- Contemporary North American Fiction
- Contemporary North American Poetry
Edited Our Evangelical Faith by Victor Shepherd. Toronto: Clements Publishing, 2006.
“‘The English Patient Reposed on His Bed Like a [Fisher?] King’: Elements of Grail Romance in Ondaatje’s The English Patient.” Studies in Canadian Literature 22.1 (1997): 19-54. Reprinted in Contemporary Literary Criticism vol. 180. Ed. Janet Witalec. Detroit: Gale, 2003.
More than 100 journalistic articles in Faith Today, ChristianWeek, The Banner and other periodicals.
Professional Memberships and Associations
Canadian Christian Communicators Association
The Word Guild
Senior editor of Faith Today magazine; web content editor, The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, Markham, ON, 2000-present.
Leader of seminars and courses such as “Basics of Fiction,” “Effective Newswriting,” “Writing Features for Periodicals” and “Magazines: Why and How to Write for Them,” at various Christian conferences and highschools, 2003-present.