UPDATES AND NEWS
To be interviewing Giller prize winner Michael Redhill on Dec. 2nd at the Orangeville Library, 2 pm.
To be working on a first ever poetry festival idea for orangeville.
THIS JUST IN, APRIL, 2016. Recently finished a first draft of my third novel, titled (for now) Auroch Unbound. I'm very excited about this project. The story, I hope, is engaging and unique; it's a kind of modern day reworking of the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur. Stay tuned. Now the work begins!
STOP THE PRESSES. Come one come all to a free event on May 23rd, at 16 Spring St., Drayton, Ontario. World renowned bassoonist Nadina Mackie Jackson is throwing a giant 'house swarming' party, with great food, music, poetry, art, and storytelling. Yours truly is throwing down some poetry on the theme of home. Be there or be an equilateral triangle!
My newest novel
Launching on July 24, 2017, 7 pm
Pia's on Broadway
Co-launch with Richard Sitosk's word salad spoken word CD launch.
Join us for wine, nibbles, readings, q&A!
COOL ARTICLE in the Orangeville Banner about my new audio poetry CD In The Event of True Happiness. Read it here.
LATEST AND GREATEST, DECEMBER, 2015: My audio poetry CD In The Event of True Happiness is officially launched, with great events in Meaford and Orangeville. Here are some video snippets from the evening.
THIS JUST IN, NOVEMBER, 2015: Watch for a review of my book of flash fiction, LITTLE EXITS, appearing in the December (Winter) edition of IN THE HILLS MAGAZINE. Find it here.
UPDATE, NOVEMBER, 2015: Latest development: I'm hosting a radio program on The Grand 92.9 FM in Centre Wellington. It's called WORDS ON AIR, and showcases regional poets and spoken word artists. Thursday nights between 7 and 8 pm. Very exciting new direction for me. As programs get recorded, I'll upload the links so that you can tune in.
NEWS, OCTOBER, 2015: Great success in the Click*Create*Celebrate literary competition hosted by the Caledon Public Library. I managed to snag two first place prizes for Adult Poetry and Adult Story. Way cool!
NEWS, OCTOBER, 2015: My Newest Exciting Project: I am currently creating an audio CD of a selection of my poems, called IN THE EVENT OF TRUE HAPPINESS. This thirty minute long recording will offer up 13 spoken word poems written and performed by yours truly. First launch is set for Meaford, Ontario on Wed. Nov 18th at 7 pm, with special guest singer/songwriter Zoltan Stewart. Second launch at BookLore in Orangeville at 7 pm, Dec 1st. Here's a little teaser for you:
When The Circus Leaves Town
Book Launch! Wednesday Dec 4th, 2019
at Houndstooth coffee bar
818 College St.
Cash sales only (ATM close by)
Note: Day of the Poets 3, re-scheduled for June 19 and 20 in Orangeville, will likely be postponed again. Will keep you posted.