Events! Readings, Television Shows & More!
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Events! Readings, Television Shows & More!

—-EVENT LISTINGS!— Here are the events that are upcoming in the next few weeks. Don’t worry, I’ll remind you again as each event nears! Scribes & Songsters – YOUR TV Television show! Earlier this year, I was interviewed the lovely Veronique Mandel, host of Scribes & Songsters – a cable show highlighting local writers and … Continue reading

Workshop Reaction: “Unparalleled in our community”
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Workshop Reaction: “Unparalleled in our community”

I gave a 2hour workshop on the Art of Journal Writing this past week. Invited by Creative Living Series creator and host, Ruth Ann Wilhelm, I was filled with joy to be asked to participate. The workshop was a grand success – which for me is defined by the following (this list extends to event/speech/lecture/reading) … Continue reading

Guest Writer Interview with Richard Scarsbrook
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Guest Writer Interview with Richard Scarsbrook

Ah, Richard. I met Richard at BookFest Windsor a few years ago. He was one of the YA (young adult) authors in attendance at the festival, and he participated in the award ceremony for the student writing contest winners. By ‘participate’ I mean he gave a kick-ass, engaging, entertaining and heartfelt talk to the students … Continue reading

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

Michael Dennis reviews ‘Look At Her’! A glowing, howling review!
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Michael Dennis reviews ‘Look At Her’! A glowing, howling review!

Ottawa writer and book reviewer, Michael Dennis offer is 10 cents in review form of ‘Look At Her’! What I love about Michael’s reviews is how honest and candid they are! I’m so appreciative to make his list of books to review!! Thank you so much Michael and the review team at Today’s Book of … 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

Book Tour Re-Cap – The Toronto Book Launch – Ben McNally Bookstore
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Book Tour Re-Cap – The Toronto Book Launch – Ben McNally Bookstore

BOOK TOUR RE-CAP – TORONTO, ON @ BEN MCNALLY BOOKSTORE FULL DISCLOSURE (for those who may be weak about certain bodily functions): This blog post is rated PG (pretty gross) at times.  I took a VIA train to Toronto on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 for the Toronto launch of Look At Her. I knew I … Continue reading