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Upcoming local events! Readings & Submissions!

Tuesdays & Thursdays Biblioasis Bookstore is offering story time readings every Tuesday and Thursday at 2pm! This excellent offering kicked off at the of July and is going strong. Click HERE for more information. Amherstburg's Uncommon Festival - Aug. 4, 5, 6 Love steampunk? Wanna see magic and dress up like a wizard? Then this… Continue reading Upcoming local events! Readings & Submissions!

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Post-Humber Summer Workshop: Culture Shock & The Gift of Reflection

One week ago, I was gathering around a table with my fellow classmates and teacher in the 'E' building on the Humber College Lakeshore campus for our final workshop. Time is doing that thing it does - you know, playing with your mind? Tricking you into feeling like weeks have gone by instead of only… Continue reading Post-Humber Summer Workshop: Culture Shock & The Gift of Reflection

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Canadian Writers’ Summit 2018 – Feminist Caucus Power Panel and More!

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!

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Writerly Things To Consider – Events, Retreats & More

Hi y'all. I've been thinking about you a lot. I've much to say...and am brewing a post that deals with the fact that on Monday, May 28 I will FORTY (GASP) and Jett will be TWELVE (GAG!). But for today, I'd like to share information on contests and events for writers that are filling my… Continue reading Writerly Things To Consider – Events, Retreats & More

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#NPM2018 – Final days: blogs, events 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!

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National Poetry Month – Poet Spotlight – Alice Major

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

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It’s National Poetry Month Y’all! How will you celebrate?

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?

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A New Book for Mulhern! Book Launch April 4, 2018!

Previously on the blog, I interviewed Mary Ann about her book 'How We Fare' - published by Black Moss Press in April 2016. It's been just about two years since then and I am happy to share with you that Mary Ann's next book of poetry is launching ONE WEEK FROM TODAY!  And, in fact, it's… Continue reading A New Book for Mulhern! Book Launch April 4, 2018!