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

CONGRATULATIONS, CHARIS COTTER – ATLANTIC BOOK AWARD WINNER!

CONGRATULATIONS TO CHILDREN'S WRITER CHARIS COTTER! SHE HAS WON THE ANN CONNER BRIMER AWARD FOR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE!! Last night in Halifax, my dear friend and inspiration Charis Cotter received a GIANT ATLANTIC BOOK AWARD for her incredible book, The Painting. (Haven't read it yet? Simply click on the link and get to buyin'!)   A … Continue reading CONGRATULATIONS, CHARIS COTTER – ATLANTIC BOOK AWARD WINNER!

HEY HEY IT’S MAY – Upcomings!

April was packed like a punski...ponski...poonsky...paczki. You know what I mean! National Poetry Month was amazing - there were so many events and loads and loads of poetry being read and shared. I hope it continues!! A packed month makes the month fly by though! Can you believe it's May? I barely can...and May is … Continue reading HEY HEY IT’S MAY – Upcomings!

#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!

Small Press Spotlight on AngelHouse/DevilHouse Press – #NPM2018

"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