HAPPY NATIONAL POETRY MONTH! As a poet, the month of April means a lot! We gather in bars, classrooms, parks, restaurants...inside...outside - everywhere we can think of to share poetry with each other! Be sure to stay tuned to social media for information about #NPM2017 events. I'll be doing my best to share… Continue reading National Poetry Month Starts Today!!
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!
BOOK TOUR RE-CAP - WHITBY, ONTARIO - BOOKAPALOOZA - NOVEMBER 19, 2016 Organized by the Writers Community of Durham Region (WCDR), Bookapalooza book fair was held at the Durham College Centre for Food on Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 10am - 3pm. Writers from the Durham region, and some from farther away (like me!) gathered… Continue reading BOOK TOUR RE-CAP – BOOKAPALOOZA IN WHITBY!
Tomorrow night I'll be leading a poetry workshop at Budimir library in South Windsor. From 7pm - 8:30pm I'll be (hopefully!) inspiring and engaging you with my mad poetry skills - sharing tips on how to make poetry an everyday part of your life! Here's the Facebook event page: Click here! Please call the library… Continue reading How-To Poetry Workshop Tomorrow! 7pm Budimir Library!
I'm very happy to announce that the next volume of Poetry On Demand poetry is HOT OFF THE PRESS! (See, it's even fire-y red!) All poetry was written at the grand opening of the Chimczuk Museum. I wrote for three hours straight, over 35 poems. Hot dog was it ever amazing! Museum-goers were totally into… Continue reading Poetry On Demand – The Chimczuk Museum Edition Available Now!
WRITE ON, RURAL!! This Friday, I'll be joining writer Ray Robertson, Biblioasis owner Dan Wells, and writer Kara Smith at the Crazy 8 Barn for Poetry on Demand (I'll be doing Poetry On Demand from 5:00 - 6:30), dinner, special guest speaker/reader Ray Robertson, and a panel discussion on writing and publishing - southwestern Ontario-style.… Continue reading Poetry On Demand & Panel Discussion At The Crazy 8 Barn – This Friday!
Hi friends! I'm over at poet Priscilla's blog, In Many Words or Less! She sent me some wonderful, thought-provoking questions to answer about my writing life. I was happy to oblige her and take some time to roll around in her questions and offer responses. (I only found one typo...there/their/they're -good grief! Proof that everyone… Continue reading In Many Words Or Less – An Interview!
It’s May. What. The. Heck. Look, I’m willing to forgive Time his speedy madness because Mother Nature has finally given us the Spring we’ve been so desperately waiting for. (She does that, doesn’t she?) Even though in other parts of the world Mother Nature is not being so sweet (donate to the Red Cross to… Continue reading National Poetry Month Round-Up!