Essays

    • “Of Pansters, Plotters and Being of Use” The New Quarterly, December, 2023
    • “Not Nothing, But Everything.” The New Quarterly Issue 168, Fall 2023.
    • “Whose doctor shortage? Like many other physicians before me, I’m leaving.” https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/opinion-kidd-doctors-leaving-1.6179376
    • “When public health became sexy again: How the pandemic influenced that change.” https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/monica-kidd-public-health-became-sexy-again-1.5598702
    • “I wanted to face Armageddon in N.L. but COVID-19 forced a change in plans.” https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/monica-kidd-pov-pandemic-1.5534076
    • “Is the River.” FreeFall XXVIII No. 3. Fall 2018. Pp 8-27.
    • “Enjoy Every Sandwich.” Canadian Medical Association Journal (2017);189(38):E1221
    • “I Didn’t Think I Needed a Poet.” Canadian Medical Association Journal (2017);189(32):E1053.
    • “Pulling Together.” Canadian Medical Association Journal (2017);189(27):E924.
    • “What Happened to You?” Canadian Medical Association Journal (2017);189(23):E816.
    • “Back to the Future in Alberta.” Canadian Medical Association Journal (2017);189(19):E708.
    • “Grace in Impossible Places.” Canadian Medical Association Journal (2017);189(16):E622-E623.
    • “The Music of Small Things.” In: Coming Here, Being There. A Canadian Migration Anthology, edited by Donald F. Mulcahy, pp. 71-78. Toronto: Guernica (2016)
    • “Writing Home.” In Coming Here, Being There. A Canadian Migration Anthology, edited by Donald F. Mulcahy, pp. 275-288. Toronto: Guernica (2016)
    • “Public Grief: The Hip.” Canadian Medical Association Journal (2016);188(16):1000-1129.
    • “Ground-truthing.” In: Falling in Love with Poetry, edited by Kim Jernigan, 127-132. St. Jacob’s: The New Quarterly: Canadian Writers and Writing (2016)
    • “Shadows, Slicksters and Soothsayers: Physicians in Canadian Poetry.” Canadian Literature (2014);221:37-54
    • “Keeper of the Marks” in The Malahat Review Autumn 2013: 5-10 (Won a National Magazine Award in the Profile Category)
    • “On medicine, arts and sharing the burden.” Canadian Medical Association Journal. (2013);185(8): 688-689
    • “Is there a doctor in the kitchen?” Reader’s Digest Mar 2012. pp. 52-63.
    • “Enamoured by Chance.” The New Quarterly (2011);119: 111-112
    • “Ground-truthing” in The New Quarterly (Winter 2010); 12-17
    • “When the Bough Breaks” in Reader’s Digest (October, 2010): 70-75. Originally published as “Fried Egg Sandwich” in Riddle Fence #3 (2009):70-81.