Published Works

“I think there is a kind of tongue-in-cheek, wry or ironic humour in all my work. But I don’t try to be humourous. All you have to do to be outrageously funny is to write about real characters and real situations.”


Lovers Fall Back To Earth (Inanna Publications, 2018)

Moments of Joy (Inanna Publications, 2015)

The Long White Sickness (Inanna Publications, 2013)

A Raw Mix Of Carelessness and Longing (Brindle & Glass, 2009)

A Fine Mischief (Touchwood Press, 2004)

The Prisoner of Cage Farm (U of C Press, 2003)

Breakaway (Macmillan, 1974)

Short Fiction Collections

Salamander Moon (Snowapple Press, 1997)

The Love Song of Romeo Paquette (Thistledown, 1990)

The Nefertiti Look (Thistledown, 1987)


Under Nose Hill (Bayeux Arts, 2009)

reckless women (Ronsdale, 2004)

And Still I hear Her Singing (Touchwood, 2000)

Songs Like White Apples Tasted (Bayeux Arts, 1998)

the least you can do is sing (Longspoon, 1982)


The Dinosaur Connection (CBC, Vanishing Point Series)


Phyllis Webb: An Annotated Bibliography, The Annotated Bibliography of Canada’s Major Authors Series (ECW Press, 1985)