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MOUTH PIECE STORYTELLING – MASTER MOUTH-OFF THIS SUNDAY!
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MOUTH PIECE STORYTELLING – MASTER MOUTH-OFF THIS SUNDAY!

I am happy to announce (remind?) that this Sunday, December 4, 2016 is the first annual Master Mouth-Off for Mouth Piece Storytelling! This will be a beautiful and entertaining event at The Rondo in downtown Windsor. Guest Storytellers Satori Shakoor and Dameon Wilburn are crossing the border from Michigan to wow us with their storytelling … Continue reading

BOOK TOUR – LAST STOP – TOMORROW! 7-9PM @ THE STEADY CAFE | TORONTO!
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BOOK TOUR – LAST STOP – TOMORROW! 7-9PM @ THE STEADY CAFE | TORONTO!

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2016 | 7PM-9PM @ THE STEADY CAFE | TORONTO I can barely believe that tomorrow night’s reading will mark the FINAL stop on my short but mighty book tour! Oh friends! I’ve so much to reflect on…I’ve learned so much about myself…and this wild landscape we call ‘Canadian Literary’… For now, I … Continue reading

BOOK TOUR – NEXT STOP WHITBY! #BOOKAPALOOZA
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BOOK TOUR – NEXT STOP WHITBY! #BOOKAPALOOZA

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2016 – 10AM – 3PM BOOKAPALOOZA! Durham College, Centre for Food/Bistro 67, 1604 Champlain Avenue, Whitby, ON I will be at a table for the Bookapalooza book fair this Saturday in Whitby! It’s all-day event where books are the main deal! Special guest speakers and workshop also happen throughout the day! I’ll … Continue reading

New Review of Look At Her! By Ronnie R. Brown
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New Review of Look At Her! By Ronnie R. Brown

Reprinted with permission from the League of Canadian Poets’ Feminist Caucus leader, Anne Burke, please feast your eyes on a review of Look At Her by Ottawa writer Ronnie R. Brown. This review was printed in the November Report for the Feminist Caucus. Review of Look At Her: A Book of Poetry by Vanessa Shields … Continue reading

Look At Her on HOWL CIUT 89.5FM – The Interview!
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Look At Her on HOWL CIUT 89.5FM – The Interview!

On Tuesday, October 18, 2016 my book tour took me to the marble bowels of the Hart House on the University of Toronto campus to visit with HOWL radio show’s host Valentino Assenza. I was slated to be interviewed by Valentino for the writing show he co-hosts with Nancy Bullis called HOWL. Novelist Mia Herrara … Continue reading

GET COLLECTED – Shields’ Poetry on NEW Podcast!
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GET COLLECTED – Shields’ Poetry on NEW Podcast!

GET COLLECTED! I was invited to phone in some poetry for Soul Brother Mike and Crissi Cochrane’s new podcast ‘Get Collected‘ which aired on November 1st, 2016. This powerful married couple have teamed up on the podcast airwaves to talk politics, poetry, and share music. Tune in for this Tuesdays and Thursdays for this dynamic podcast – to … Continue reading

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BookFest Windsor Is Here! #diversevoices #thebookisbetter

BOOKFEST WINDSOR 2016 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4 – SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2016 AT THE ART GALLERY OF WINDSOR #diversevoices #thebookisbetter #bfw2016 The almighty schedule! (Subject to changes…but hoping none!) Featuring writers from near and far! For all your ticketing needs, please visit the website: http://www.bookfestwindsor.com I will be at the festival as moderator and host at … Continue reading