UNITED WAY KEYNOTE SPEECH #LITERACY! LAST DAY TO BUY TICKETS!
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UNITED WAY KEYNOTE SPEECH #LITERACY! LAST DAY TO BUY TICKETS!

Today is the last day to purchase tickets for the United Way Women Leading the Way event at which I will be the keynote speaker! I’m super excited (getting less nervous every day!) to have the opportunity to speak about my life as a writer, and how important literacy is to us all. Wednesday, May 10th! … Continue reading

National Poetry Month – Week Four Events!
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National Poetry Month – Week Four Events!

National Poetry Month is still kickin’! Here’s what’s on the roster this week! Five events in seven days, baby. #npm2017 Monday, April 24, 2017 Guest Speaking with Ben Van Dongen at Marlborough Public, Windsor, Grade 7/8s. Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Guest Speaking at Glenwood Elementary, Windsor, Grades 5-8. Thank you League of Canadian Poets for … Continue reading

National Poetry Month Workshops! Mark your calendars!
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National Poetry Month Workshops! Mark your calendars!

A friendly reminder that I’ll be leading not one but TWO free poetry workshops this month in honour of National Poetry Month! Please bring writing tools to each workshop. I’ll bring the inspiration  – and we’ll raise our glasses and pens to poetry! Wednesday, April 12 @ Oxley Estate Winery – Facebook event page here! … Continue reading

April Events for National Poetry Month!
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April Events for National Poetry Month!

I totally missed World Poetry Day. Is that bad? I can assure you I was reading poetry on that day…and thinking about writing poetry! I tell you what I won’t miss – National Poetry Month! Heck-to-the-no,-yo! I love this month! I have some fantastic events happening to support this special month! Wednesday, April 12, 2017 – Workshop, … Continue reading