So, if you don't know it yet, I do this thing called Poetry On Demand. It's LIVE, INTERACTIVE, ON-DEMAND-POETRY-MAKING (yes, I'm yelling). I've been doing it for close to five years now. At festivals. In classrooms. On stages. And tomorrow morning - on the freakin' radio, yo. Check it. 8:10am on 97.5FM - CBC Radio. Windsor Morning… Continue reading Poetry On Demand – for National Poetry Month and Forever
Today's the day I sell and sign my NEW book I Am That Woman! I'm super excited to get this book into the world! As always, I'm nervous too! But the elephants haven't started stomping in my belly, only the fluttering butterflies! I'm also selling my other books: Laughing Through A Second Pregnancy and Poetry… Continue reading TODAY’S THE DAY! GIANT BOOK SALE – Including I AM THAT WOMAN!
$10.00 ISBN: 978-0-9812569-1-7 Ladies and gentlemen, I'm extremely excited to present you Poetry On Demand Volume 2!! This tremendous collection of poetry made 'on demand' is written by myself, Vanessa and stellar poet, Karen Rockwell! This collection is filled with witty, family-friendly poetry that was written over the last two years, mostly at local art… Continue reading Poetry On Demand Volume 2 – NOW AVAILABLE!
Wow! I am honoured to be a part of this amazing gathering of poets. I will be at the manor doing Poetry on Demand on Tuesday, September 25th, 2012. Please, mark your calendars. Try and attend. IT'S FREE! More info on Poetry on Demand - click here. Poetry On Demand Vol. I will be available.… Continue reading Poetry On Demand joining Unprecedented Gathering of Canadian Poet Laureates!
Oh yeah, baby. I'll be at BookFest Windsor this October doing Poetry on Demand! I know it's still quite a ways away, but I'm super excited to be there to offer poetry to the masses. And - my books will be for sale as well! Double woot! Thank you, BookFest! Here's the link to my… Continue reading Poetry On Demand on the BookFest Windsor Roster! Woot! Woot!
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Ladies and Gentlemen, Please make a stop inside Willistead Manor. Come up to the second floor any time between 11am and 3pm for live poetry-making on demand as well as poetry reading by so many of Windsor's best poets! Save a twoonie for a poem written just for you! See you there!
WHAT: Readings by poets from several local presses: Black Moss Press, Cranberry Tree Press, Palimpsest Press WHERE: Willistead Manor, 2nd Floor WHEN: Schedule Saturday, June 2 11:00am - 3:00pm Poetry on Demand - Vanessa Shields Readings and book sales 11:00am Lenore Langs 11:30am Dorothy Mahoney 12:00 noon Vanessa Shields 12:30 Karen P. Ouellette… Continue reading Art in the Park 2012 – Come and listen to us read poetry!