Linger, Still – a new book of poetry – is now out from the wonderful Gaspereau Press.  The official launch is May 4th in Vancouver.

‘The Grange’ – a new short story –  is out now in Room Magazine’s Gothic issue. 

Aislinn will be moderating a number of events at this year’s Vancouver Writers Fest. October 17th -23rd.

Aislinn has been selected to be a Canadian War Artist (2016/17) and will be embedding with the Canadian Forces in a conflict zone in 2017.

Poems from Linger, Still were submitted to the National Magazine Awards and the Pushcart Prize – thanks to Prism International who published them.

The French translation of The World Before Us was recently released by Marchand de Feuilles – maker of beautiful books.

French cover

The World Before Us was a best book pick in The Guardian (UK) and at NPR Books as well as a New York Times Editor’s Choice.

An essay on the meaningful and magical value of handwriting came out in Five Dials (

Listen to Aislinn’s interview with CBC’s Shelagh Rogers: CBC Interview


Upcoming Readings / Events

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Recent readings have included

Galiano Literary Festival, Galiano Island BC

Talking Fresh 14: Duality (Reading, Panel, Talk) Regina, Saskatchewan

Beyond Words, The Chan Centre, UBC: The World Before Us interpreted through dance

Book Talk, Christina’s Lyceum of Literature and Art, Vancouver, BC

Canada Council Readings, Haida Gwaii

The Edinburgh International Book Festival

The BC Book Prize Tour (in the Peace River region of BC)

The ImagiNation Writers’ Festival, Québec City, Québec

The North Shore Writers Festival

Vhine Und Szong

Bethlem Museum of the Mind 

The Denman Island Writers Festival

The Kingston Writers Fest 

The Vancouver Writers Fest 

The International Festival of Authors, Toronto 

The Victoria Writers Festival