Word on the Street 2020

I’ve had the great honour of being a part of Word On The Street for the last few years and it is a highlight of my every year, and I’m so excited to be part of this year’s virtual festival through their Summer Spectacular – TWO WEEKS of free virtual events for kids and teens. The programming…

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Three Days in July: A commission at D:MIC Festival

It’s been YEARS since I handbound books, but here are my three new beauties – a commission by Dance: Made in Canada for its 2019 festival in Toronto. The covers and quilt are made with found paper from the dancers and choreographer Sashar Zarif, and I wrote the poems during the choreographic process in June.…

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Writing the City: 2019

Do you love Parkdale/High Park? Do you love to write? Join me for a *free* 8-week writing workshop at High Park Library where we will find our creative voices, inspired by Parkdale/High Park. Adult workshops (18+)Mondays: 7-8:15pmApril 1, 8, 15, 29 | May 6, 13, May 27 | June 3with an optional public reading on June…

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Writing the City, Part II: The Junction

Do you love the Junction? Do you love to write? Join me for a *free* 8-week writing workshop at the Annette Street Library where we will find our creative voices, inspired by the Junction. Annette St. Library: 145 Annette St., Toronto Adult workshops (18+): Thursdays from 6:30-8pm: Sept. 20, 27 / Oct. 11, 18, 25…

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Travelling Exhibition 2018: Germany and Halifax, NS

It is such a treat to be part of Manu Buechting’s Travelling Exhibition. My letterpressed Amelia Earhart plane book, along with stunning hand bound books have been all over the place, from Toronto’s Massey College and Görlitz, Germany to Lucerne, Switzerland, and this summer, they travelled to Offenbach am Main, Germany and Halifax, Nova Scotia. Platz 71.…

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On stage: Histoire d’Amour

I’m so excited that Sylvie Bouchard and Bouchard Dances are remounting Histoire d’Amour, an evening-length dance-theatre trio based on an undying quest for love and a need to understand its meaning. I worked on writing and editing the text and it is such a wonderful show. Go see if it you can! April 4-7, 2018: Harbourfront Centre 8:00pm…

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Writing The City: 8-week writing workshops at Parkdale Library

Do you love Parkdale? Do you love to write? I’m thrilled to be offering two *free* 8-week writing workshops at Parkdale Library where we will find our creative voices, inspired by Parkdale. Adult workshops: Wednesdays: 6:30-8pm (Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 / Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22) Youth workshops (age 13-19): Thursdays: 4:30-6pm (drop-in spaces available…

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Where The Nights Are Twice As Long

I am so honoured to have my writing included in Where The Nights Are Twice As Long: Love Letters of Canadian Poets, published by Goose Lane Editions. A whole book of love letters! Glory be! More on the book here, and even more on their Tumblr (including some city-focused love letters!)

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May 4-9, 2014: The Love Lettering Project heads north

I have always wanted to head up north. North-north. For real north. Not the Torontonian version of north which takes forever, but is still only a few hundred kilometres from the CN Tower. And this weekend, I’m doing just that. Whitehorse, Yellowknife, Fort Smith… And 16 hours of sunlight… I’m heading up there with my…

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