Workshops, retreats, readings & events


Upcoming Events


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

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

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

Fall                            Manuscript Tune-Up (Online. Flexible dates. Limited to five writers.)

October 18                What's Your Story? (Details TBA, Toronto, ON)

Winter                       Manuscript Tune-Up (Online. Flexible dates. Limited to five writers.)

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


Past Events


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)



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)