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Happy Hiatus! On the Ebb and Flow of Change

HAPPY HIATUS!! Um, do I have anything in my teeth? Bahaaaaaa!! For years, I've been taking photos of myself with chunks of chocolate in my teeth. A friend suggested that I make a coffee table book. Ha! That's actually a really great idea! I think this photo does a wonderful job of summing up this… Continue reading Happy Hiatus! On the Ebb and Flow of Change

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Hardcover, baby! I’m on Hardcover Radio talking about Poetry!

I had the honour of being a guest on Hardcover Radio - a podcast and radio show (on CJAM 99.1FM) - hosted by Brittni and Peter Brinn. I always love talking about writing and poetry, and to live this wild life! I talked too much, I can tell you that, so kudos to Brittni for… Continue reading Hardcover, baby! I’m on Hardcover Radio talking about Poetry!

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GRTTWaK, The Moth, Rowers Reading Series, All 4 Love, Mouth Piece Storytelling – OH MY!

Hello February! Tis the month for LOVE! Well, every day is for love, really, but as we're all turning grey like the recent skies, it's fun to have LOVE as the thing that helps us through this dreary month. And look - the sun is actually shining today! Yes, that's a blue sky too! Oh boy! Here's… Continue reading GRTTWaK, The Moth, Rowers Reading Series, All 4 Love, Mouth Piece Storytelling – OH MY!

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The Look At Her Book Launch,Tour, Life Mega Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who helped make LOOK AT HER a grand adventure!  Look at you all - being fantastic! I couldn't have done it without you...those I name and those who showed up to the readings and events who I don't know but am grateful to as well!  Nick Jett Miller Oscar Christopher Lawrence Menard… Continue reading The Look At Her Book Launch,Tour, Life Mega Thank You!

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BOOK SALES & SIGNING SATURDAY, JANUARY 14 – CHAPTERS WINDSOR!

I will be at Chapters in Devonshire Mall (Windsor) signing my books! It's never too late to buy poetry! Purchase a copy for yourself or for a friend - a signed copy of a book is a priceless gift indeed! Come one - come all! Support your local poet! Buy your own copy - and… Continue reading BOOK SALES & SIGNING SATURDAY, JANUARY 14 – CHAPTERS WINDSOR!

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TONIGHT! Merry Christmas Baby! With Crissi Cochrane and Mike Hargreaves – Music & Poetry

JOIN US!  When: 8pm - 11pm Where: Glass Monkey Studios, 1378 Ottawa Street (upstairs above the dental office! parking is available on the street.) What: Crissi Cochrane and Micheal Hargreaves (aka Michael Paul/Soul Brother Mike!) play holiday and original music with me reading poetry in between! There will be raffle prizes, egg nog, and holiday… Continue reading TONIGHT! Merry Christmas Baby! With Crissi Cochrane and Mike Hargreaves – Music & Poetry

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Shields’ Poetry Tops the Lists for 2016!

'Tis the season for all the lists! We make lists of things to do, gifts to buy for people, and food to make. And, whether we like it or not, we are inundated with lists from the folks who like to make lists about 'THE BEST' - best books, best songs, best words, etc. The… Continue reading Shields’ Poetry Tops the Lists for 2016!