CBC Literary Prizes & The Flame Storytelling at The Fox Cabaret with Amanda Parris (CBC's The Exhibitionists), STARS frontman Torquil Campbell, and others telling true stories on the theme of "Fates and Free Wills - Destiny, Determination and Dumb Luck" for a new digital series on CBC. Listen here.
Kwantlen University Reading Series
Pop-up reading at Writing True, Creative Nonfiction Collective Annual Conference; Moderator, panel with Susan Olding, Judy McFarlane, Carol Shaben.
Geist Writing from Life Workshop Writing workshop at SFU Harbour Centre.
Words Thaw Literary Symposium, University of Victoria: “Natural Divide or Shape-Shifting Chic: Negotiating Creative Nonfiction’s Extremes," panel discussion with Fiona Tinwei Lam and Mark Leiren-Young, moderated by Lynne Van Luven.
Writing Women: New Work in Poetry & Prose Reading and conversation with Lorri Neilsen Glenn and Fiona Tinwei Lam at the Historic Joy Kogawa House, Vancouver.
November: The Victoria Writers’ Festival “Writing the Unsayable,” Readings and a panel discussion with Karen Enns and Eve Joseph about courage, writing, loss and love. Host: Anne Giardini
November: Toronto Book Group Reading and talking about essays with poet Susie Petersiel Berg’s Toronto Book Group.
September: The Real Vancouver Writers’ Series Reading with Angie Abdou, Jackie Bateman, Wayde Compton, Alexandra Leggatt and Vivek Shraya, sponsored by Anvil Press & Arsenal Pulp Press and hosted by Sean Cranbury and Dina Del Bucchia.
CFUV Radio: U in the Ring with Jane Silcott & Ashley Little. LISTEN.
The Ontario Tour
LitLive Reading Series, Hamilton
Rowers Reading Series, at Measure, Toronto
Novel Idea Books with Susan Olding, Kingston
In/Words Reading Series, Ottawa
Vancouver Public Library “Pushing the Boundaries: Women, Memoir & the Radical Essay,” Panel discussion with Fiona Tinwei Lam, Cathy Stonehouse, and Kate Braid
The Whistler Readers & Writers Festival Memoir workshop and panel discussion with Lisa Moore, Richard Wagamese, Meg Tilley, Genni Gunn, Sue Oakey Baker
Alberta Reading Tour with Marita Dachsel and Jennica Harper: Pages Books, Calgary; Sun Works Home & Garden, Red Deer; Audrey’s Books, Edmonton
Stories on a Summer Night, UBCwith Alison Acheson
The Anvil Press Launch Party, Railway Club, Vancouver, with Mari-Lou Rowley and Marita Dachsel
Russell Books Victoria, BC, with Marita Dachsel and Mari-Lou Rowley
TheStranger Than FictionCreative Nonfiction Cabaret, Cafe Mariposa, Montreal with David Waltner-Toews, Maria Schamis Turner, Kitty Hoffman, Susan Olding, Julija Sukys, Taras Grescoe, and Mark Abley
“Smitten by the Written,” CJSF Radio, 90.1 FM Conversation with David Mayoh
Previous events include panels and readings at UBC, Word on the Street, the University of the Fraser Valley, the Short Line Reading Series and the Contemporary Art Gallery.