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Telling Tales Storytelling Picnic Video is Now Online!

Like so many other festivals and event series, the Telling Tales Festival has gone virtual this year. The program has been parceled into 13 online episodes, available on-demand once they've premiered. Each episode features a variety of the kind of quality, Canadian programming one expects from Telling Tales, including author talks, writing workshops, musical performances… Continue reading Telling Tales Storytelling Picnic Video is Now Online!

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Summer 2018 Events

It's been a busy spring and I'm still riding high off The Winnowing winning the 2018 Red Maple Award! What a day that was! I met so many readers at The Festival of Trees celebrations in Toronto, Durham, Peel, and Niagara. Thank you to everyone who told me their thoughts about The Winnowing and gave… Continue reading Summer 2018 Events

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Fall 2013 Events

Today is the first day of school for many kids across the country, so it seems a fitting time to do a round-up of my fall events. Here is the schedule thus far: Sept 13:¬†CANSCAIP September Meeting, 7pm I'll be chatting social media with a CanLit dream team consisting of Lena Coakley, Cheryl Rainfield, and… Continue reading Fall 2013 Events

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Upcoming Events & Workshops

My summer/fall dance card is filling up with a number of fun, bookish events: New Tecumseth Public Library¬† Writing Workshop- July 24th, New Tecumseth ON The wonderful staff at New Tecumseth public library are holding a teen writing contest which I will be judging along with 3 other distinguished judges. If you are a teen… Continue reading Upcoming Events & Workshops