The bi-annual Canadian Writers' Summit is upon us once again! This upcoming weekend - from Thursday, June 14 until Sunday, June 17, 2018, writers and their leagues, organizations, groups and more will gather at Toronto's Harbourfront and share words over panels, readings, annual general meetings, meals, awards and key note speeches. To give you a… Continue reading Canadian Writers’ Summit 2018 – Feminist Caucus Power Panel and More!
The final days of National Poetry Month are upon us! I hope that you've taken some time this month to read poetry, write poetry, share poetry! And, of course, that this becomes a habit and National Poetry Month becomes National Poetry Forever! There are some local poetry events happening over the next few weeks, I'd… Continue reading #NPM2018 – Final days: blogs, events and more!
"Consider me a poetry slut with a lot of lovers in the form of poetic styles. I’m especially hot for poems that break rules." Amanda Earl, AngelHouse/DevilHouse Press publisher, poet National Poetry Month continues! With just under two weeks left, I want to keep the momentum of sharing incredible poets and connecting them to you,… Continue reading Small Press Spotlight on AngelHouse/DevilHouse Press – #NPM2018
NATIONAL POETRY MONTH - POET SPOTLIGHT ON ALICE MAJOR! What I admire and appreciate about Alice Major is her wisdom and creativity. It's a joy for me to shine a light on the delightful Alice Major! We've shared stages and conferences, and her poetry always moves my brain into different realms of thought - that's… Continue reading National Poetry Month – Poet Spotlight – Alice Major
It's National Poetry Month and this year, we're celebrating 20 years of celebrating! There are loads of people, places and poetic happenings to celebrate this month (and always!) over at the League of Canadian Poets website. As always, the League is a solid lead for poets across the country. Stay connected to the League of… Continue reading It’s National Poetry Month Y’all! How will you celebrate?
Like chocolate... A delicious gift I was given just this morning after spending two glorious hours with a group of poets in a 'World of Poetry' class. I was invited to speak about poetry, and then participate in a salon-style poetry session. It was a perfect morning, really. I can talk about poetry and writing… Continue reading Plenty of Things
This time of year is hard for me. I'm tired - but not regular tired - shall I call it Winter-tired? My bones don't want to work with my muscles to do anything. My brain is a mess. My heart is heavy. As beautiful as this seemingly continuously falling snow is...my eyes see it but… Continue reading Tears for Fears and More
My schedule. My actions. The voices in my head. I'm feeling different inside. I feel in my heart and soul that 2018 is a year of self-changing transition. It's in the air, too, because I'm not the only one who is talking about taking this year to radically change something(s) in her life. I haven't purchased… Continue reading It’s Different