Podcast: Library Land Loves

I had so much fun chatting with OLA’s Michelle Arbuckle about this impossible time of pandemic parenting and working and shared my top 5 tips on how to get sh*t done with the kids at home. Listen to it here (or wherever you get your podcasts!) How To Get S**t Done While the Kids Are…

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A new (teaching!) job

I’m so SO excited to be starting a new job (in addition to my many other jobs!) as a professor with Humber College’s Professional Writing post-graduate program. I’ll be leading the Storytelling & Narrative class this winter and I can’t wait! (My kids made me this sign on my first day of classes!)

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Picnicking + Taddle Creek

If there’s one thing I love, it’s picnicking, and I had such a lovely time picnicking with my dear friends Teri Vlassopoulos and Kate Holden in High Park for Taddle Creek. You can read my picnicky interview here (with photos by Thomas Blanchard!) Photos by Thomas Blanchard for Taddle Creek

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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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Almost Forty Days in the “Quarantine Review”

I’m so thrilled to be included in this inaugural issue of The Quarantine Review, a literary journal created by Sheeza Sarfraz and J.J. Dupuis to alleviate the malaise of social distancing with exceptional writing and artwork. I wrote an essay — my very first! — about my small, small pandemic world, my kids’ construction paper crowns,…

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CBC Radio: Finding joy in these bewildering times

These are, to say the very least, bewildering times as we all self-isolate and try our best to keep COVID-19 at bay. I was out on a millionth walk of the day when I got a call from CBC’s Metro Morning asking if I’d like to chat about finding goodness in these challenging, social-isolating, bizarre…

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Exciting news: ‘Letters to Amelia’ book deal!

I HAVE THE MOST EXITING NEWS!!!!! Book*hug Press is publishing my novel, “Letters to Amelia” – a novel about Amelia Earhart – and I AM SO THRILLED! It’ll come out in Fall 2022 (which is both forever and a hot minute from now) – mark your calendars!! UPDATE! The book is now slated for Fall 2021!! I’ve…

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