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The Pantoum & Other Poetics

Our reading, writing and crafting poetry workshop at the library last evening was soooooo wonderful and inspiring! Thank you to Dave, Beth, Ellie, Tammy, Jaylynne and Miller for joining us! Dorothy [Mahoney] was a stellar teaching - gifting us with the pantoum - a repetitive formulaic poetry that we followed to write our own poems!… Continue reading The Pantoum & Other Poetics

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Vulnerability and Journal Writing…and TedX info

I'm over at the League of Canadian Poets today, having written about vulnerability on my blog 'The Writing Parent'. In this blog, I open up about my experience on my book tour...and what happened to me. Thank you to the League for continuing to give me the space to blog about being a parent and… Continue reading Vulnerability and Journal Writing…and TedX info

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Let the Workshops Begin! Tomorrow is Oxley!

JOIN ME TOMORROW, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2017 FROM 6PM - 8PM AT OXLEY ESTATE WINERY FOR A READING, WORKSHOP & OPEN MIC!  April is National Poetry Month and to celebrate I'm offering several workshops - and they start tomorrow! I'll be reading poetry (some new stuff too! ) and leading a workshop on poetry, and then… Continue reading Let the Workshops Begin! Tomorrow is Oxley!

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National Poetry Month Starts Today!!

    HAPPY NATIONAL POETRY MONTH! As a poet, the month of April means a lot! We gather in bars, classrooms, parks, restaurants...inside...outside - everywhere we can think of to share poetry with each other! Be sure to stay tuned to social media for information about #NPM2017 events. I'll be doing my best to share… Continue reading National Poetry Month Starts Today!!