Reading-Workshop Schedule 2016/2017

The journey continues….Scroll down and check out these past and future readings.

AUTUMN 2016*

Tuesday, OCTOBER 18, 2016 in TORONTO: Ten minute spotlight reading during Author Talks & Lectures: An Evening with James Deahl and Norma West Linder at the Toronto Public Library Parliament Street Branch 7 p.m. (Completed)

Wednesday, OCTOBER 19, 2016 in SARNIA: Open mic reading at CADENCE, a reading series with a little music at the Coffee Lodge, Exmouth Street 7 p.m. (Completed)

Saturday, OCTOBER 22, 2016 in ST. CATHARINES: Five minute contributor reading during the Banister anthology launch organized by the Niagara Branch of the Canadian Authors Association at the St. Catharines Library 2 to 4 p.m. (Completed)

Tuesday, OCTOBER 25, 2016 in DEARBORN, MICHIGAN, USA: Contributor reading during the launch of Dreaming Dreams No Mortal Ever Dared to Dream Before, an Edgar Allan Poe themed anthology at the Henry Ford Centennial Library 6 to 8 p.m. More info here.(Completed)

Sunday, OCTOBER 30, 2016 in OAKVILLE: Open mic reading at The Ontario Poetry Society’s Autumn Harvest Poetry Gathering at The King’s Arms, Upstairs Lounge 1 to 4 p.m. (Completed)

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The local author Book Fair, WORDS: The Literary and Creative Arts Festival, November 5, 2016 in London, Ontario, Canada. Photo Courtesy of Sharon Berg.

Saturday, NOVEMBER 5, 2016 in LONDON: Local Author Book Fair table with Sarnia authors Sharon Berg and Bob McCarthy at WORDS: The Literary and Creative Arts Festival Book Fair, Museum London, 10 to 4 p.m. with open mic reading at 12:20 p.m. (Completed)

Wednesday, NOVEMBER 9, 2016 in TORONTO: Contributor reading with James Deahl, Kate Marshall Flaherty, Jennifer L. Foster, Eryn Hiscock, Larry Hopperton, Donna Langevin, Norma West Linder, Michael Mirolla, and Lynn Tait at the Toronto launch of LUMMOX, Number Five – 2016 Toronto Public Library’s Main Street Branch 6:30 to 8 p.m. More info here. (Completed)

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Contributor reading in Toronto and Sarnia, November 9 and 12, 2016.

Saturday, NOVEMBER 12, 2016 in SARNIA: Contributor reading with James Deahl, John B. Lee, Norma West Linder, Denis Robillard, and Lynn Tait at the Sarnia launch of LUMMOX, Number Five – 2016 at John’s Restaurant’s Famous Room (Completed)

Wednesday, NOVEMBER 16, 2016 in SARNIA: Open mic reading at CADENCE, a reading series with a little music at the Coffee Lodge, Exmouth Street 7 p.m. (Completed)

Friday, NOVEMBER 18, 2016 in TORONTO: Anthology contributor reading of Memory and Loss (Ink Bottle Press, 2016) at Hot House Restaurant & Bar 8 p.m. More info here. (Completed)

Saturday, NOVEMBER 19, 2016 in OTTAWA: Anthology contributor reading of Memory and Loss (Ink Bottle Press, 2016) at Pressed Café 8 p.m. More info here. (Completed)

Sunday, NOVEMBER 27, 2016 in TORONTO: Anthology contributor reading of Fire and Sky (Brydge Builders Press, 2016) and member reading at The Ontario Poetry Society’s Winter Warmup Poetry Fest at Bar Italia 12 noon. (Completed)

Wednesday, DECEMBER 14, 2016 in SARNIA: Open set reading at CADENCE, a reading series with a little music at the Coffee Lodge, Exmouth Street 7 p.m. (Completed)

2017*

Wednesday, FEBRUARY 1, 2017 in LONDON: Open set reading at London Open Mic Poetry event, Mykonos Restaurant 7 p.m. (Completed)

Saturday, FEBRUARY 11, 2017 in CHATHAM: Featured reader at All Four Love: National Poets Read Love Poetry with Canadian poets Cornelia Hoogland, Kara Smith and Vanessa Shields with special music guest and world renown singer Crissi Cochrane. Thames Art Gallery, 75 William Street N. 7 to 10 p.m. Ticket required. (Completed)

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Sunday, FEBRUARY 13, 2017 in SARNIA: Open Stage reading at The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts, Christina Street, 7 p.m. (Completed)

Tuesday, APRIL 4, 2017 in TORONTO: Featured reader (20 minute reading) at The Art Bar Poetry Series, Free Times Café, 320 College Street (Spadina/College) 8 p.m. Cover Charge. (Completed)

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Wednesday, APRIL 5, 2017 in LONDON: Open set reading at London Open Mic Poetry, 7 p.m. at Mykonos Restaurant (Completed)

Tuesday, APRIL 11, 2017 in TORONTO: Open mic reading at  The Art Bar Poetry Series, Free Times Café, 320 College Street (Spadina/College) 8 p.m. Cover Charge. (Completed)

Tuesday, APRIL 18, 2017 in SARNIA: Spotlight reader at this “National Poetry Month” event. Other featured readers include Sharon Berg, Kara Ghobhainn Smith, James Deahl, Norma West Linder, and Carmen Ziolkowski. All the poets are current or former members of The Writers’ Union of Canada,  7 to 9 p.m. at John’s Restaurant.

National Poetry Month April 18, 2017 in Sarnia for distribution

Saturday, APRIL 29, 2017 in SARNIA: Guest reader at Signposts & Traces: Ash Tree Memorial Trail Performance. Local artist Mary Abma and a community of poets, musicians, and storytellers will come together to eulogize the ash trees that have been devastated by the emerald ash borer. Walk the trail, contemplate the loss of the trees, leave birdseed offerings at each site and use the QR codes at each stop to view each tree’s memorial page. Canatara Park. 10 to 11 a.m. After the event, walk the trail with artist Mary Abma, then stop by the Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery, where artifacts made by Abma in commemoration of each tree with be on display.

April 28 to May 2017

 

emerald ash tree theme

Thursday, MAY 4, 2017 in FOREST: Workshop facilitator “Exploring the Five Senses” with two grade 11 classes at North Lambton Secondary School

*Revised April 14, 2017.

*DISCLAIMER: Dates/times/locations can sometimes change at a moment’s notice. Please double check with the organizers and/or venue prior to heading out to an event.

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