Monthly Archives: November 2007

Writing Time and Ottawa Reading

So far, November has provided me with lots of writing time. I’m esconced in the second novel, still untitled (although in a couple of grant applications, I’m calling it Mistake, which doesn’t really bode well). The great thing about having

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Contest Winners!

Thanks to everyone who entered the contest. The lucky winners are: Laura W., Tasleem B., and Aisha G. All winners will be contacted by e-mail.

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Last Chance to Enter the Contest!

The contest for a free copy of Stealing Nasreen closes on November 20th! Scroll down for details!

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Poetry Slam Virgin

I attended my first ever Toronto Poetry Slam last night. I went because one of my friends, Emily, was going to compete, and I thought it might be interesting enough. I’m someone who goes to lots of literary-type events: book launches, readings, and the

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WIN a copy of Stealing Nasreen!

WIN a copy of Stealing Nasreen! Search for the answer to this skill-testing question (you’ll find the answer somewhere on this blog): which fabulous bookstore hosted one of my Vancouver readings?   E-mail your answer to farzanadoctor@rogers.com  Contest closes on November 20th.

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Frightening the neighbourhood children

I adore Hallowe’en and always have. It’s the one Western mainstream holiday that I plan and prepare for (and probably spend too much money on). My costumes have been very elaborate (I recall a Pepper and Salt outfit that my

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