Workshops, retreats, readings & events



 

Upcoming Events

2019

Winter                      Manuscript Tune-Up (SOLD OUT)

January 28 The Common Reading Series (Toronto, ON)

April 6-7 Time to Awaken Urban Retreat (Toronto, ON)

May Write from the Heart: A One-Day Writing Retreat at The Hideout (PEI, Details TBA)

June 23-28 Write by the Sea: A Writing Retreat on PEI (Details TBA)

July What’s Your Story? An Introduction to Life Writing (PEI, Details TBA)

August 26-31 Yoga by the Sea: A Yoga Retreat on PEI (Details TBA)

September Write Where You Are: A One-Day Writing Retreat at The Hideout (PEI, Details TBA)

Fall                        Manuscript Tune-Up (Flexible dates. Three spots remain as of Jan/2019)


*Looking for a secluded East Coast island getaway for your own private writing retreat? Introducing The Hideout.

 

Past Events

2018

November 25 Poetry of the Breath (Mosaic Yoga, Toronto)

November 23            Launch of Fables for the 21st Century (AGO, Toronto, ON)

October 28               What's Your Story? (Yoga House, Toronto, ON)

September 22            Write Where You Are: A fall writing retreat at The Hideout (PEI)

August 27-30            Savour the End of Summer: A Writing & Yoga Retreat (Wolfe Island, ON)

August 11-12            Victoria-by-the Sea Literary Festival (Victoria-by-the-Sea, PEI)

                                  Saturday, Aug 11  2-4 PM: What's Your Story?
                                  Saturday, Aug 11  7-9 PM: Evening Review (words, music, dance)
                                  Sunday, Aug 12  2-4 PM: Poetry of the Breath

July 21                      What's Your Story? An Introduction to Life Writing (Summerside Arts Festival)

May 4                         TDSB Authors Day - Fiction workshop for high school students (Toronto, ON)

April 14-15                Time to Awaken Urban Writing & Yoga Retreat (Toronto, ON)

 

2017

Nov 20-Dec 9   Fables for the 21st Century (Banff, AB)

Hosted by the Banff Centre (w/ Rawi Hage, Madeleine Thien, Lisa Moore)

November 4      Wild Writers Festival (Waterloo, ON)

The Fiction Panel (w/ Lori McNulty, Alicia Elliott, & Rebecca Rosenbulum). Hosted by The New Quarterly.

November 2      Two Days of Canada presents Queer Canada (St. Catharines, ON)

Hosted by Brock University. With Dionne Brand, Gregory Scofield, & Rinaldo Walcott.

Sept 25             Featured Speaker, UWC Reunion (Toronto, ON)

Aug 28-Sept 1  Seacoast Yoga & Culinary Retreat (Little Pond, PEI)

July                   Canada C3 Writer-in-Residence (Nain, NL-Iqualuit, NU)

March 17          WordsThaw Festival (Victoria, BC)

Hosted by the University of Victoria. Words on Ice (w/ Jordan Abel, Joanne Arnott, TPhilip Kevin Paul, Gail Scott, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Yasuko Thanh, & Richard Van Camp)

Jan-March           Pearson College Writer-in-Residence (Victoria, BC)