Second full length poetry collection, Letter from Brooklyn (ECW Press) was published this Spring 2013! Click here for more info. Also info and reviews of my first collection, More to Keep us Warm (ECW Press) can be found here.


Three poems from Letter From Brooklyn can be read following my interview with the Toronto Quarterly. Read the poems and interview here.


Letter from Brooklyn reviewed favourably on poet Catherine Owen’s “OCD Crow” blog


“Single Man’s Song” published in Rattle 35 (Summer 2011): Tribute to Canadian Poets with audio recording.


Jacob’s interview with rob mclennan


Podcast of Jacob reading at the International Festival of Authors, 2009.


Jacob’s interview with The Globe and Mail “In Other Words” Blog.


“The Bus Ride that Became a Horror Movie,” “For Dave in Istanbul” and “A Love Poem” published in Prism International 47.4 (Summer 2009)


“Dear Office of Homeland Security” published in Geist


“What Keeps me up at Night” and “Untitled” published in Descant