Writing and Journalism
Creative non-fiction, essays and lifestyle pieces
Carissa's profiles and articles delve deeply into politics, culture and identity. Her lifestyle and design writing focus on the human story. She has had columns with CBC Edmonton AM and the Edmonton Journal.
Anthology: Broadview Anthology of Expository Press 3e - Canadian Edition
An edited version of the essay "A Different Kind of Simakanis" is published in this primer for university English students.
Anthology: In This Together: Fifteen Stories of Truth and Reconciliation
The essay "Lost Fires Still Burn" is published in this collection of fifteen essays on reconciliation.
Winner: 2016 National Magazine Award. Society Category
Finalist: 2016 National Magazine Award. Investigative Journalism Category
Winner: Alberta Magazine Award 2016. Alberta Story Category
February 1, 2019
A craftsman designs homes with the past in mind.
May 11, 2020
Yes, your smartphone habit is affecting your kid—here's how...
We've all spent countless hours lost in emails or Instagram, but experts are worried that when we're connecting online, we're connecting less with our kids.
January 1, 2020
Want to write a letter to the Premier that gets read? A former Correspondence Director dishes advice on getting heard.