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Guest Writer – An Interview with Ellie Csepregi

Who doesn't love cake? Have you ever bitten into a piece of cake and as it melted in joyous explosions on your tongue, your mind rejoiced with stanzas of poetry? Well, for poet Ellie Csepregi, cake has taken the top tier of her poetry-driven mind and she has gifted readers with her first collection of… Continue reading Guest Writer – An Interview with Ellie Csepregi

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Guest Writer – An Interview with Lorraine Gane

Many years ago, I had the opportunity to work with Lorraine Gane on one of her poetry collections. It was a special experience that built a foundation for a relationship that has spanned all these years. We've stayed connected over email and gentle support for each other's blossoming careers. So, when I was asked to… Continue reading Guest Writer – An Interview with Lorraine Gane

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First Day of High School, French Kisses and Thimbles

I have a fourteen-year-old son. Today he starts high school. These two sentences blow my mind into the kind of oblivion that's hard to stumble back from. I needed to go back in time, you see. I needed to remember where I was all those years ago when I started high school. Most days I… Continue reading First Day of High School, French Kisses and Thimbles

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Virtual Book Launch & Other Cool Matters

Greetings friends. Happy first day of September. Indeed, it has arrived...the fat grey clouds and sassy wind are right on schedule (though I was not mentally prepared for the heat at 3:30pm this afternoon on my run. Golly.). I'd say most things are as unpredictable as the weather these days. What is predictable though, if… Continue reading Virtual Book Launch & Other Cool Matters

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Virtual Launch w/ Dorothy Mahoney – 1 Week Away

On Thursday, September 3, 2020 beginning at 7pm, I have the distinct honour of hosting the Virtual Book Launch for the great poet Dorothy Mahoney. Her new book, Ceaseless Rain, (Palimpsest Press, 2020) is hot off the press. Join us as we talk about Ceaseless Rain, hear Dorothy read some poetry, and more – including… Continue reading Virtual Launch w/ Dorothy Mahoney – 1 Week Away