Upcoming Events

In Toronto
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St
w/ Audrey Dwyer, Francisco Ibanez-Carrasco, Jeffrey Round, S. Bear Bergman & Shaunga Tagore

In Cobourg
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Doors: 7pm, Reading 7:30pm
Human Bean/Meet at 66 King East
w/ Nancy Jo Cullen and Autumn Getty



In Montreal
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Doors: 6:30pm, Reading: 7pm.
The Violet Hour, at Stock Bar
Tara-Michelle Ziniuk, Pierre-Luc Landry, Michael V Smith & Chris DiRaddo

In Ottawa
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7:30pm
Venus Envy
w/ Ben Ladoucer, Tara-Michelle Ziniuk, Pierre-Luc Landry &
Michael V Smith

In Toronto
Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 8pm
Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St
w/ Tara-Michelle Ziniuk, Pierre-Luc Landry, Michael V Smith

In Hamilton
Friday May 26th, 2017 at 7pm
Bryan Prince Books
Sarah Pinder, Tara-Michelle Ziniuk, Pierre-Luc Landry, Michael V Smith

In Kingston
Wednesday May 31st, 2017 at 7pm
Novel Idea Bookstore

w/ Tara-Michelle Ziniuk, Pierre-Luc Landry, Michael V Smith

In Banff: The Writing Studio Series
w/ Dionne Brand, Tamas Dobozy, Kathleen Brown,
Kilby Smith-McGregor, Joanna Reid & Susan Olding
7:30pm, Thurs, May 8, 2014.
The Bentley Chamber Music Studio, the Banff Centre.

In Niagara Falls: Grey Borders Reading Series
w/ Dani Couture & Ralph Kolewe
7pm, Fri, Feb 28, 2014.
Niagara Artist Centre, 354 St Paul st.

In Hamilton: LitLive Reading Series
w/ Jim Smith, Christine McNair, Andrew Faulkner & others
7:30pm, Sun, March 2, 2014.
Sky Dragon centre, 27 King William St.

In Ottawa: above/ground press 20th anniversary
w/ Gary Barwin, Wanda O’Connor & Monty Ried
7pm, Fri, Aug 30, 2013.
Mercury Lounge.

In Ottawa: Ottawa Intl Writers Festival/Plan 99
w/ Nyla Matuk & Matt Tierney
5pm, Sun, Oct 28, 2012.
The Manx Pub.

In Toronto: Proud Voices
w/SiairaShawn, Farzana Doctor, Tara-Michele Ziniuk, Kristyn Dunnion & Daniel Allen Cox
7pm, Sat, June 30, 2012.
Glad Day Books, 598 Yonge St.

In Toronto: Insomniac Spring Launch
w/ Natalie Zina Walschots,  Jamie Popowich, Liz Bugg, & Julie McIsaac.
7pm, Tues, May 15, 2012.
The Gladstone, 1214 Queen St W.

In Toronto: Pivot Reading Series
w/ Ralph Kolewe and Richard Krueger
Sept 21, 2011
The Press Club, 850 Dundas St W

In Toronto: Brockton Writers Series
w Ava Homa, Jorge Antonio Vallejos & Sarah Greene
7pm, April 6, 2011
St Anne’s Church, 270 Gladstone Ave

In Toronto: Grannyboots
w Michael V Smith, Zoe Whittall & GentleLady Regina
& djs Miss Brown and Maggie MacDonald
8pm, April 27, 2011
Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W

In Cobourg: CPW Reading
w Glenda Jackson & Wayne Schlepp
7pm, July 21, 2011
Meet at 66 King East, 66 King St E

In Ottawa: VERSeFest.
Friday, March 11, 2011. 7:30pm.
Arts Court, 2 Daly.
w/ Monty Reid.

In Ottawa: The Glass Jaw Launch.
Part of the John Newlove Award Ceremony.
Ottawa International Writers Festival.
Monday, Oct 25, 6:30pm.
w/ the 2010 Newlove winner.

In Toronto: Art Bar Reading Series.
Tuesday, Aug 10, 8pm.
w/ Sandra Ridley and rob mclennan.
673 Bloor St W.

In Ottawa: The Dusty Owl Reading Series.
Sunday, July 18, 5pm.
Part of the Bywords Quarterly reading.
Swizzles, 246 Queen St.

In Ottawa: The Carleton Tavern.
Friday, July 17, 7pm.
w/ Marilyn Irwin & Cameron Anstee.

In Toronto: Launch of National Poetry Month.
Hosted by the League of Canadian Poets.
w/ Ronna Bloom, Damian Rogers, Soraya Peerbaye & Robert Earl Stewart.
April 1, 9am.
Ben McNally Books, 366 Bay St.

In Toronto: Pivot Reading Series.
Wednesday, November 4, 8pm.
w/ Shane Neilson & Lisa Pasold.
The Press Club, 850 Dundas Street West.

In Ottawa: John Newlove Award celebration.
Wednesday, Oct 21, 8:30pm.
w/ Rob Friday, Spencer Gordon & Sylvia Adams.
St Brigids, 314 St Patrick St.

In Ottawa: Hard Cover Book Club.
Thursday, July 30, 6:30pm.
Reading & discussion of Soft Where.
GayZone, 420 Cooper St.

In Hamilton: Hamilton Pride poetry face-off (judge).
Thursday, June 18. 7pm.
w/ Sky Gilbert, Deirdre Walton, Richard Douglass-Chin, Linda Frank.
The Pearl Company, 16 Steven St.

In Ottawa: Venus Envy reading.
Wednesday, June 17, 8pm.
w/ Nairne Holtz & Gabriella Goliger.
Venus Envy.

In Ottawa: Carleton Tavern irregulars.
Friday, May 29. Doors 7pm, reading 8ish.
w/ Elizabeth Bachinsky & Matt Rader.
Carleton Tavern, 223 Armstrong.

In Montreal: The Pilot Reading Series.
Sunday, May 31. Doors 8pm, reading 9pm.
w/ Adam Sol, Lisa Foad & guests.
Blizzarts, 3956A St Laurent.

The Ottawa International Writer’s Festival.
Saturday, Apr 24. 7pm.
w/ Molly Peacock & Jeanette Lynes.
St Brigid’s Centre for the Arts.

Dusty Owl
(5th anniversary reading: 2009)

The Emergency Response Unit launch (featured reader: 2009)

Newstalgica Reading Series (featured reader: 2009)


Dusty Owl (featured reader: 2008)

Carleton Tavern (curated by rob mclennan 2008)

Factory Reading Series (featured reader: 2007, 2008)

Tree Reading Series (featured reader: 2007)

Collected Works (featured reader: 2007)

Bywords (2006, 2007)

Synestesia 2 (2006)

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