She is also the translator (from French to English, & with the help of Melissa Chong and Pegless Barrios) of Le Quan Ninh's (2011) collection of aphorisms and short essays on musical improvisation entitled "Improvising Freely: The ABC's of An Experience." (Publication Studio, PS Guelph). In the Fall of 2014 Houle was the inaugural Writer-in-Residence at North House (University of Waterloo School of Architecture), on the rare Charitable Research Reserve...on the banks of the Grand River, just north of Cambridge. The residency was jointly sponsored by rare and The Musagetes Foundation with the aim of melding science and poetry. The Grand River Watershed: A Folk Ecology, a collection of poetry, was the result of this residency. It was nominated in 2020 for the Governor General's Award for Poetry (English language).