Literary CV


Falling Hour – debut novel

Out February, 7, 2023 with Coach House Books

Archaic Torso of Gumby (with Matthew Tomkinson)

Collaborative, experimental short fiction published February, 2020 with Gordon Hill Press

“A Man Named Light Blue”

Berfrois (November, 15, 2022)

“Shifting Sands”

King Ludd’s Rag No. 8 (December, 2021)


The Temz Review, Issue 16 (Summer, 2021)


Shrapnel, August 26, 2020


The Temz Review, Issue 9 (Fall, 2019)


Blood-Brain Barrier (Chapbook, 44 pp)

Frog Hollow Press, November 2019

Six Poems

Exacting Clam Issue 2 (Autumn 2021)

“Confined Space Rescue”

PRISM Issue 59.2 (Winter 2021)

“The Brain of the Firm”

Qwerty Issue 40 (Winter)

“House of the Summer I Thought I was Going to Die”

The Malahat Review Issue 204, Autumn, 2018

Two Poems

Word Hoard 1:6, January, 2018

“Whispering Vistas Apartments”

The Elephants, December 22nd, 2017

“Arthur Plush”

PRISM International 55:4 / Summer 2017

“House of Refracted Starlight”

Grain 44.4, Summer 2017

“House of Being Too Tired to Write a Poem”

(parenthetical) Issue 18, March, 2017


Lemon Hound, April 10, 2014

“Take it and Read” and “Manuscript Cultures of the Western Isles”

ditch, May 22nd, 2013


Aaron Kreuter’s Shifting Baseline Syndrome (Review)

The Temz Review, May 30, 2023

8 Posts as Virtual Writer-in-Residence for Open Book Ontario

Open Book, May, 2023

On the Mundane Letters of John Keats

Lit Hub, March 6, 2023

Some Things that Remain True (A Review of Thomas Wharton’s Icefields Reissue)

The BC Review, July 28, 2022

A Matter of Thwarted Desire (A Review of Brett Josef Grubisic’s My Two-Faced Luck)

The BC Review, September 27, 2021

“A Review of Victoria Hetherington’s Mooncalves

The Puritan, August 26th, 2019

“Wanderlust and Relative Need for Lightspeed” (a review of Canisia Lubrin’s Voodoo Hypothesis)

Debutantes, December 1st, 2017

“A Review of Jennifer LoveGrove’s Beautiful Children with Pet Foxes”

The Rusty Toque, Issue 12, June 30th, 2017

“Conscientious Collaboration: Some Scenarios” (with Matthew Jack)

The Town Crier, April 7, 2017

“A Review of David Huebert’s We Are No Longer the Smart Kids in Class and Aaron Kreuter’s Arguments for Lawn Chairs”

The Rusty Toque, Issue 11, November 30th, 2016

“Notes from the Hamburglar”

The Town Crier, August 15th, 2016

Contest Results

Finalist: 2020 Malahat Review Open Season Awards, Fiction
Finalist: 2020 Malahat Review Open Season Awards, Poetry
Honorable Mention: 2017 Blodwyn Memorial Prize
Longlist Finalist: 2016 PRISM International Poetry Contest
Longlist Finalist: 2014 Lemon Hound Poetry Prize


“Methodists and Madness: A Masterful First Novel”

Literary Review of Canada, May, 2023

“Dalgarno’s Inferno” (A Review of Falling Hour)

In Media Media, April 26th, 2023

Falling Hour” (Review)

Necessary Fiction, March 13th, 2023

“Exceptional debut novel a revelatory self-portrait of a brooding man” (A Review of Falling Hour)

The Vancouver Sun, March 10, 2023

“Book Review: Falling Hour, by Geoffrey Morrison”

Nouspique, March 2, 2023

Plain Pleasures: Tires and Eucalyptus” (Includes a Review of Falling Hour)

Plain Pleasures, February, 2023

“The World as I Said It” (A Review of Falling Hour)

The Atticus Review, January 23, 2023

“2023 in books: 30 highly anticipated Canadian titles coming this year

The Globe and Mail, December 29, 2022

“Alone in a Park” (A Review of Falling Hour)

The BC Review, September 30, 2022

“A Particular Wonky Elegance: Two Approaches to Form (A Review of Archaic Torso of Gumby)”

Canadian Literature, April 27, 2022

“You Must Change Your Life”: A Review of Morrison and Tomkinson’s “Archaic Torso of Gumby”

PRISM, September 23, 2021

“Geoffrey Morrison and Matthew Tomkinson’s Archaic Torso of Gumby” (review)

The Temz Review, Issue 16 (Summer, 2021)

Poetry Mini-Interviews with Thomas Whyte

poetry mini interviews, April-May 2021

“Startled by a Secret Talent” (a review of my chapbook Blood-Brain Barrier)

The Ormsby Review, January 6, 2021

“12 or 20 (second series) questions with Geoffrey Morrison”

Rob McLennan’s Blog, August 10, 2020

Literary Activities

Panelist – Genrebending and Liminal Fiction”

Toronto Word on the Street Festival, May 27th, 2023

Virtual Writer in Residence – Open Book Ontario

May, 2023

Poetry and Fiction Reader – The Ex-Puritan


Publicity Agent – The Puritan

March-July, 2016