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LOOK AT HER IN SECOND PRINT! 100s of BOOKS SOLD!

It's official - we've had to have a second printing of Look At Her - already! Our first print run earlier this year ran a total of 500 copies. Just this week, a second run arrived with a total of 300 copies! We needed to print more because SALES HAVE BEEN OUTSTANDING! Amazon has been 'temporarily… Continue reading LOOK AT HER IN SECOND PRINT! 100s of BOOKS SOLD!

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BOOK TOUR RE-CAP – BOOKAPALOOZA IN WHITBY!

BOOK TOUR RE-CAP - WHITBY, ONTARIO - BOOKAPALOOZA - NOVEMBER 19, 2016 Organized by the Writers Community of Durham Region (WCDR), Bookapalooza book fair was held at the Durham College Centre for Food on Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 10am - 3pm. Writers from the Durham region, and some from farther away (like me!) gathered… Continue reading BOOK TOUR RE-CAP – BOOKAPALOOZA IN WHITBY!

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BOOK TOUR – LAST STOP – TOMORROW! 7-9PM @ THE STEADY CAFE | TORONTO!

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2016 | 7PM-9PM @ THE STEADY CAFE | TORONTO I can barely believe that tomorrow night's reading will mark the FINAL stop on my short but mighty book tour! Oh friends! I've so much to reflect on...I've learned so much about myself...and this wild landscape we call 'Canadian Literary'... For now, I… Continue reading BOOK TOUR – LAST STOP – TOMORROW! 7-9PM @ THE STEADY CAFE | TORONTO!

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BOOK TOUR – LAST STOP – FRI. NOVEMBER 25TH! TORONTO!

BOOK TOUR - LAST STOP - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2016 - 7PM -9PM I can't believe it, but I'm just days away from my last reading for this small but mighty tour! To end this fine journey, I'll be sharing the stage with these beautiful folks at The Steady Cafe in Toronto! We take the… Continue reading BOOK TOUR – LAST STOP – FRI. NOVEMBER 25TH! TORONTO!

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BOOK TOUR RE-CAP – TORONTO – JUNCTION READS!

 BOOK TOUR RE-CAP - TORONTO - JUNCTION READS SERIES On Sunday, November 13, 2016, I drove with my girl Linda to Toronto for a reading at Axis Gallery & Grill in the neighbourhood of 'The Junction' in Toronto. We had about 8 hours in the car (there and back), and I can tell you that… Continue reading BOOK TOUR RE-CAP – TORONTO – JUNCTION READS!

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BOOK TOUR – NEXT STOP WHITBY! #BOOKAPALOOZA

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2016 - 10AM - 3PM BOOKAPALOOZA! Durham College, Centre for Food/Bistro 67, 1604 Champlain Avenue, Whitby, ON I will be at a table for the Bookapalooza book fair this Saturday in Whitby! It's all-day event where books are the main deal! Special guest speakers and workshop also happen throughout the day! I'll… Continue reading BOOK TOUR – NEXT STOP WHITBY! #BOOKAPALOOZA

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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 New Review of Look At Her! By Ronnie R. Brown

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