The coming of Autumn has brought an initiation to process with a Sprained Ankle
this past week in the attempt to begin a workshop on Pat Lowther, which is
moving well. Today, September 20th, we had our 2nd gathering; however, it really
felt as if the workshop grounded itself. All present! + 1 virtual via Skype!
Good start to a first workshop series on a Canadian Woman Poet of the ’60s.
Sunday September 21st, Autumn Equinox 2014 brings Toronto’s WOTS
WORD ON THE STREET FESTIVAL. I’m reading for 5-10 minutes at the
Boneshaker Reading Series Tent hosted by Lil Akov, which I am super
excited about! I’ll be stopping by the White Wall Review Magazine Tent
to pick up a copy of the Ryerson University Literary Magazine as I have 7 poems!
Then, a stop at a few other literary penchants! before I head off to the
Joanne Kyger workshop run by Hoa Nguyen. A great way to begin the season.
Will be Reading at Urban Gallery Event hosted by Brenda Clewes on
September 27th to celebrate Food through Literature and Poetry!
I am touched, once again, to write a blurb on behalf of a writer’s upcoming
book in 2015. It’s a great feeling to be sought for commentary on literary
To end September 2014 on an “Operatic” High Note, I am reading live
September 30th with Elizabeth Greene (Canadian Poet) and Goldsmith at
The Toronto Art Bar Reading Series, now running 30 some years.
I look forward to showcasing some of my newer writing & poems.
I recently submitted a long poem for Chapbook Consideration to
Baseline Press, out of London, Ontario.
The Chapbook is titled The Taxidermist Can’t Mount In The
On with words, experiments in language, poems, musings etc.