Please join me!

June 6, 2019: Orillia, Ontario 

Reading with fellow Turnstone author, Laura Rock Gaughan, author of Motherish

Orillia Public Library, 36 Mississaga Street West, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

There’s limited seating at this event so please RSVP by contacting the library.

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June 7, 2019: Toronto, Ontario 

Reading with Elizabeth Ross and Paula Eisenstein

KnifeForkBook, 244 Augusta Avenue, 2nd Floor at The Dark Side Studio, Kensington Market, Doors 6:30, Poetry 7:00 p.m.

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June 11, 2019: Newmarket, Ontario 

Reading with fellow Turnstone author, Laura Rock Gaughan, author of Motherish

Newmarket Public Library, 438 Park Ave. Newmarket, 7 – 9 p.m.

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Past Events:

June 1, 2019: Bracebridge, Ontario 

Make A Scene: A Fiction Writing Workshop, 1:30 – 4:30 pm, Chapel Gallery, 15 King Street

Reading, Chapel Gallery, 15 King Street, 7 p.m.

Hosted by the Muskoka Author’s Association. For more information, go here.

May 24 and 25, 2019: Kenora, Ontario 

Friday, May 24: Reading, 7 p.m., Bob’s Burger Bar, 152 Main Street South

Saturday, May 25: Workshops (at the Kenora Public Library):

The Power of Place: Bringing Depth to Setting (9 a.m. to noon)

Be a Poet!: A Writing Workshop (1 to 4 p.m.)

Go here, for more information, including how to register.

June 1, 2015, 7:00 p.m.: Reading with Ariel Gordon and Tracy Hamon at McNally Robinson, Winnipeg, MB.

May 14, 2015, 7:30 p.m.: Flywheel with David Joiner and Raoul Fernandes at Pages Books, 1135 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, AB

May 13, 2015, 7:30 p.m.: WineWords – an evening of innovative wine tasting coupled with literary performance.  Four uncorked writers will be expertly paired with an artisan wine for you to enjoy during performances by me, Francis Willey, Joan Shillington, and Erin Dingle –  J. Webb Wine Merchant, 2507 17th Ave SW (403-685-5218), Calgary, AB. Tickets are $25, and can be purchased in advance.

May 6, 2015, 6 – 8 p.m.: Where Coffee and Reading Collide: reading with Kim McCullough at Rosso Coffee Roasters, 803 24 Avenue Southeast #15, Calgary, AB – Part of Reading Town in Calgary!

March 28 – May 28, 2015: Writer-in-Residence at Calgary’s Alexandra Writers’ Centre: Workshops, manuscript consultations, readings and more. Find more information at their site (or come to the welcome reading on March 31).

April 21, 2015, 7 p.m.: Writing Woes, Worries and Wows – on writing poetry, with Micheline Maylor. Owl’s Nest Books, 815A 49th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB.

Sept to Dec, 2014: Acting as Writer-in-Residence at The Pas Regional Library, with funding from the Manitoba Arts Council. Stay tuned for upcoming workshops and other events.

Fri, May 2 and Sat, May 3: Reading and workshops in Flin Flon. Details to come.

Thurs, April 3, 7 p.m.: Reading with Anne Lazurko , author of Dollybird at McNally Robinson Booksellers, 3130 8th Street East, Saskatoon, SK

Weds, April 2, 7 p.m.: Reading with student writers in the Administrative Humanities Building (ADHUM), Room 348/ Faculty Lounge, 3rd floor, The University of Regina (3737 Wascana Parkway), Regina, SK

Tues, April 1, 7 p.m.: Reading at Speaking Crow reading series, Carol Shields Auditorium, Millennium Library, Winnipeg, MB

Sun, Feb 23, 1-4 p.m.: Intro to Writing Fiction workshop, Sam Waller Museum, The Pas, MB. More details here: (go to bottom of the page)

Sat, Nov. 2nd, 2-3 p.m.: The Pas, MB, at The Pas Regional Library

Sat, Oct 12, 4 -6 p.m.: Norwood, ON – Cat Sass Reading Series, at the Cat Sass Coffeehouse (4255 Hwy 7 in Norwood)

Fri, Oct 11, 8 pm: Peterborough, ON – Bar B-Side (the “bar” half of Catalina’s Hair Salon), 131 Hunter St West. Reading with members of the Poetry Collective.

Weds, Oct 9, 7:00 pm: Hamilton, ON, at the Hamilton Public Library, Turner Park Branch, 352 Rymal Road East  CORRECTION: The address is actually 352 Rymal, not 852 Rymal as previously posted here!

Tues, Oct 8, 6-8 pm: Toronto, ON, at Ben McNally Books, 366 Bay Street. Reading with Elizabeth Ruth.

Mon, Oct 7, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30): Sudbury, ON, at Greater Sudbury Public Library, South End Branch, 1991 Regent Street. Reading with Roger Nash, with an open mic to follow.

Sun, Oct 6, 1-4 pm: Sudbury, ON, at Parkside Older Adult Centre, 140 Durham Street, Kinsmen Room A. WRITING WORKSHOP: Creating Deep Characters. Contact or call 1-866-216-6222 to register.

Sat, Oct 5, 2-3 pm: Blind River, ON, at the Marina Park Lounge. Hosted by the Blind River Public Library.

Thurs, Oct 3, 7:30 pm (doors open at 7): Cobourg, ON, at The Human Bean, 80 King Street West (downtown Cobourg). Featured writer at Lay Your Word Down!

Weds, Oct 2, 7:00 pm: Owen Sound, ON, at Ginger Press Bookshop, 848 Second Avenue East.

Tues, Oct 1, 7:00-8:30 pm: Barrie, ON – Barrie Public Library, 60 Worsley Street. Get the details.

Mon, Sept 30, 6:30 p.m.: Orillia, ON – Join me for my “home town” launch at the Orillia Public Library, 36 Mississaga Street West. Get details.

Thurs, Sept 26-Fri, Sept 27, 2013: Winnipeg – Thin Air Writers’ Festival

  • Sept 26: 11:40-12:30: Campus Reading, Brandon University (Room 003, McKenzie Building)
  • Sept 27: 8:00 pm: Mainstage, with Daniel Canty, Dennis Cooley, Andrew Pyper, and Lucie Wilk, at Shaw Performing Arts Centre, The Forks

Saturday, July 27, 2013, 9 a.m.-noon : Orillia, ON – Freeing the Writer Within, a workshop on creative anxiety at Lakehead University

July 28, 2013, 1 p.m.: Orillia, ON – Leacock Summer Writers’ Festival

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