Workshops, retreats, readings & events


Upcoming Events


Fall                        Manuscript Tune-Up (SOLD OUT)

Dec 30-Jan 2 New Year’s Retreat at Northern Edge (Algonquin Park, Ontario)


Winter                       Manuscript Tune-Up (*One spot remains as of September/2019)

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

Past Events


August 25-30 Yoga by the Sea: A Yoga Retreat on PEI (Victoria-by-the-Sea, PEI)

July 13 Writing as a Tool for Healing (Haviland Club, Charlottetown, PEI)

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

April 6-7 Time to Awaken: An Urban Yoga and Writing Retreat (Toronto, ON)

January 28 The Common Reading Series (Toronto, ON)


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)



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)