I thought I would be able to write when I was in South Africa, but I found that I was too busy experiencing South Africa and learning about it to write much of anything. It was an incredible country, and my experience there affected me deeply. I’ve been back for 10 days, and I am […]
Here I am guesting on my first podcast, with hosts Kirt Callahan and Tania Gigliotti. The podcast format was quite different for me. You feel like you’re having a conversation, but you’re really aware that you are being recorded. Here we are Write reads podcast You can also download the podcast on Itunes. It’s free!
I’m excited to attend a new film festival in Edmonton. The Relish Food Festival, which takes place November 13-16, showcases films about food. I’ll be in attendance Friday and Saturday night. I’m quite disappointed that I can’t attend tonight’s screening of “To Make a farm”, created by filmmaker Steve Suderman. “To make a farm”, which […]
I’m going to be a special guest on the Write Reads podcast in November. Write Reads is a free podcast about books. You can download the podcast on Itunes. The podcast is hosted by bookseller Kirt Callahan, and the amazing Tania Gee(who also happens to be one of my bellydance teachers). We’ll be reading Laurence […]
I’ve been so busy that I am only getting a chance to update this now! That’s just an indication of how crazy things have been. Our launch on June 18, 2014, was an incredible success. We held it in the lobby of the Health Sciences building at Norquest. When we got there, there were only […]
Here’s an article about “Truth, love and non-violence” in the Digital Journal. Author explores a fascinating life of social justice
I am reading with Marty Chan and Billie Milholland at The Glass Door Coffeehouse reading series in Millwoods on June 27. Here are the complete details- Starts: 7:00 pm Ends: 9:00 pm Location: Koffee Caf 6120-28 Ave 780.863.4522 Featuring music and literary talents: Rhea March (songwriter), and writers, Alexis Kienlen, Billie Milholland, Marty Chan; open […]
I haven’t updated on life or writing circumstances for a long time. I haven’t had a chance to catch my breath and sit down to compose a blog post to tell you about my life. The winter of 2012 and 2013 sucked all across the prairies. It was a Sinclair Ross winter. It was a […]
My friend Jenna Butler and I judged the Edmonton Journal poetry contest, which received 200 entries! The winner of the contest won a meet and greet with Maya Angelou. You can read the story about the contest here.
Bee? I’m well on my way to becoming crazy bee lady. My aunt made me a set of nice placemats out of a bee printed fabric and I bought myself some bee-related art today. I guess becoming a bee lady is more palatable than becoming a cat lady, right? Anyway, I have been very, very […]