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Listen to my interview on ROYNATION Episode 3 11/17

Have a listen! Roy and I talked about our memories of picnics gone by, my book Six Metres of Pavement, and the Brockton Writers Series. ROYNATION Episode 3 11/17 by ROYNATION | Blog Talk Radio .

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Events this week! Hamilton, Oakville, Toronto

Join us! Hamilton: reading and Q&A at MacReads, McMaster University. April 28th, 7-8:30pm, Alumni House, (formerly President’s Residence), $5 (includes light refreshments), all welcome. Books available for purchase at Titles Bookstore and Bryan Prince Booksellers. Oakville: reading sponsored by Halton

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Newz4u report on Brockton Writers Series 17

Thanks to Patrick Connors for covering last night’s event! http://newz4u.net/?p=11246

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Brockton Writers Series #17

This month we are excited to bring to the mic Ava Homa, Jorge Antonio Vallejos, Marcus McCann and Sarah Greene. Wednesday April 6, 7-9, at the beautiful and historic St. Anne’s Church, 270 Gladstone (just north of Dundas). Writers’ networking

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Brockton Writers Series

Thanks to Jorge Antonio Vallejos for this article about the Brockton Writers Series ! Read it here .

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Brockton Writers Series 16

The Brockton Writers Series is a monthly literary series that welcomes established and emerging writers and the people who love to read their work. I have the pleasure of curating it! This month we are excited to bring to the mic Elisha Lim , Caleb

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Resolutions

Many of us take a moment to reflect on our lives at this time of year and set goals for self improvement. How many of you are vowing to go to the gym more often, eat more vegetables, learn a

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Performance block?

Do you get writers block? Published and unpublished writers speak with dread about this phenomenon. For some it can last for days or even for years. I don’t really get it. It’s not that I haven’t had difficult writing days,

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Location, location

Writers are often asked where we write. It is a question as much about writing process as it is about location. What spaces provide inspiration, focus, or unblocks a writer? When I’m in the process of writing a novel, it’s

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A year of words and community

Conversations between neighbours in dog parks can lead to great things… Just over a year ago, Melanie Janisse , local poet, artist and Zoot’s Cafe owner, and I were standing around St. Veronika’s schoolyard, watching our dogs sniff the ground. We started

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Brockton Writers Series

For some time, I’ve been a proud resident of Brockton Village, in Toronto’s West End. I have a great sense of community here and I love knowing and getting to know my neighbours. So, when Melanie Janisse, poet, artist and local

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