Thursday, January 10, 2019, 6:46-8:30 pm @ Hood 29, 4470 Main Street, Vancouver - I’ll be dispensing lighthearted advice and lessons from a writing life at You Say You Want a Resolution ~ A January Locution and looking forward to hearing from UBC MFA readers Sara DeWaal, Paul Whittle and Danny Ramadan.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 7:30 pm ~ Incite @ The VPL Central Library - I’ll be in conversation with author and longtime New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean about her latest book, The Library Book for the Vancouver Writer’s Festival’s March Incite event.
Please feel free to contact me for rates and scheduling for the following services:
Editing: story editing, manuscript review
Consulting: narrative structure, story pitching
Teaching: creative writing workshops, writing mentorship
Here is a partial list of previous events & speaking engagements:
Panelist, Write On Vancouver, VPL Central Branch - The Art of the Fact with Travis Lupick and Miriam Libicki, May 2018.
Panelist, Practice, Purpose, Passion: The Pragmatics of Your Writing Career Professional Development Workshop, UBC Department of Creative Writing, Vancouver, 2017.
Instructor, YouthWrite Peak Experience, summer creative writing camp, Bragg Creek, Alberta, 2017
Keynote Address, Royal City Literary Arts Society Annual General, New Westminister, 2017.
Panelist, Writing the World Now, Opening Panel, The Writers' Union of Canada OnWords Conference, with Jen Sookfong Lee and Syliva McNicoll & Waubgeshig Rice, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver 2017.
Speaker, International Women's Forum Speaker Series with Mohamed Fahmy & Gloria Macarenko, Vancouver 2017.
Guest Author, Book Warehouse (Broadway), Authors for Indies Day, Vancouver, 2017
Featured Author, Audrey's Books, Edmonton, 2016
Presenter, Word Vancouver Festival, 2016
Featured Author, Dunbar Public Library, Vancouver, 2016
Panelist, Canadian Writer's Summit, Toronto, 2016
Guest Author, Book Warehouse (Main), Authors for Indies Day, Vancouver, 2016
Panelist, Creative Nonfiction Collective Society Annual Conference, Victoria, 2015
Featured Author, New Westminster Public Library, 2015
Guest Author, Hager's Books, Authors for Indies Day, Vancouver, 2015
Book Launch with Danielle Metcalf-Chenail, Billy Bishop Royal Canadian Legion, Vancouver, 2014
Featured Author, Christianne's Lyceum of Literature and Art, Vancouver, 2013
Participant, STAR Fest Literary Festival, St. Albert, AB, 2013
Featured Author, LitFest Nonfiction Festival, Edmonton, 2013
Featured Author/Slide Presentation & Discussion, Maria A. Shchuka Public Library, Toronto, 2013
Edna Staebler Creative Non-Fiction Winner Interview, Wilfred Laurier University, Branford Campus, 2013
Book Launch, Chapters Books, Edmonton, 2012
Panelist with Kim Thuy, John Burnside & John Vigna, Vancouver International Writer's Festival, Vancouver, 2012
Panel with Deni Bouchard, Moderated by Kirk LaPointe, Vancouver International Writer's Festival, Vancouver, 2012
Slide Presentation/Feature Presenter, Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, 2012