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Battle of the Bards – REDUX!! Mama’s Battlin’ Again!

On Wednesday, March 30, I'll be heading back to the stage at the Harbourfront Centre to compete in the Battle of the Bards. Hot dog! Last year I was a nervous wreck, and left the place feeling completely spent, discouraged and a little embarrassed. When I found out I didn't get invited to participate in… Continue reading Battle of the Bards – REDUX!! Mama’s Battlin’ Again!

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Working Title – [Paper Girl] Poetry Book 2016

I'm still skipping and squeeing about my soon-to-be published new book of poetry! I've been meeting consistently with my editor, the great Marty Gervais of Black Moss Press. We are having a grand old time going through each poem in my manuscript. Yes, he's a tough editor, but he makes my poetry stronger, and the… Continue reading Working Title – [Paper Girl] Poetry Book 2016

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Brick Books Celebrates Canadian Poetry – The Importance of Reading Poetry

This year to celebrate it's 40th anniversary, Brick Books put out a request for writers to send in write-ups about poets who inspire, evoke and write great poetry. Of course, I heeded the call and sent in a few write-ups. The first write-up is published on the Brick Books website now - and how timely,… Continue reading Brick Books Celebrates Canadian Poetry – The Importance of Reading Poetry