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Poetry At The Manor & BookFest Windsor – Oh the Literary Gems!

The literary life keeps me gosh-darn busy! And boy am I grateful! On the plate this week - tonight, as a matter of fact! - is Poetry At The Manor Volume 4! Each year, Windsor Poet Laureate Marty Gervais teams up with the City's Cultural Affairs Office to present Poetry at the Manor, an intimate… Continue reading Poetry At The Manor & BookFest Windsor – Oh the Literary Gems!

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BOOK TOUR – IN WINDSOR; HAZEL PARK, Michigan

BOOK TOUR NEWS! READ ALL ABOUT IT! BOOK TOUR NEWS! With my book launch a couple of weeks behind me...yet still alive in my bones, I've been moving forward with my book tour. It's been a blast and I know it will continue to be! Folks have suggested that the trio and I create a… Continue reading BOOK TOUR – IN WINDSOR; HAZEL PARK, Michigan

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Reflections Post Book Launch

I cried twice on the day of my book launch. (Three if you count during my reading!) I was sitting at my dining room table making notes on printed out pages of my poetry. Each page had one poem on it and the notes I was making were about the poem – how it was born,… Continue reading Reflections Post Book Launch

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LOOK AT HER – IN MY HANDS! BOOK ARRIVED!

Okay. So...it happened! My new book of poetry 'Look At Her' has arrived safely from the printer...and...oh...um...it's in my possession!!! This is me freaking out with joy in my car after meeting with my publisher, editor and pal Marty Gervais... As soon as I got home, I brought in my boxes of fancy new books...… Continue reading LOOK AT HER – IN MY HANDS! BOOK ARRIVED!

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Proof to Print – Look At Her Is On Her Way!

It’s happening. My new book of poetry, Look At Her, is at the printers!! CAN I GET A SQUEEE UP IN HERE?!!! Yes, we made it! What a year. In a blog…here’s how we made it this far! MANUSCRIPT – GO! It all starts with a manuscript. A collection of up to 120 pages of… Continue reading Proof to Print – Look At Her Is On Her Way!

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An Interview with Mary Ann Mulhern, Poet, on her new book, ‘How We Fare’

Mary Ann's latest hard-heart-hitting collection of poetry launched this past April (Black Moss Press), and is as powerful and timely as ever. Taking news stories and writing them into 'poetic events', Mary Ann's poetry presents a different voice, a unique reading, and a necessary reflection on both tragic and triumphant human happenings. 'How We Fare'… Continue reading An Interview with Mary Ann Mulhern, Poet, on her new book, ‘How We Fare’

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Look At Her – Official Title and Cover Teaser! FYEO

(FYEO = FOR YOUR EYES ONLY - My lovelies who support me and this wacky writing life I live and love!) My new book of poetry (Black Moss Press, September 2016)...ooooooo she's coming along. She's coming along so very well! It's official! The title is LOOK AT HER. Squeeee! We had thought about maybe Paper… Continue reading Look At Her – Official Title and Cover Teaser! FYEO

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The Battle Is On! IFOA 2016 Battle of the Bards Is This Wednesday!

THE BATTLE IS ON, YO. In just two days, I'll be putting the peddle to the metal and driving myself and Marty Gervais (Windsor's Poet Laureate and my publisher - the publisher of Black Moss Press) to the metropolis we call Toronto so we can participate in the 2016 IFOA/Poetry NOW Battle of the Bards. In… Continue reading The Battle Is On! IFOA 2016 Battle of the Bards Is This Wednesday!