Many thanks to Annette Haas, singer and songwriter (http://www.annettehaas.ca/), for her help in launching A Land in the Storytelling Sea at Gallery on the Grand, Kitchener, Ontario, on 28 September. Advertisements
Many thanks to Elizabeth Clarke (http://elizabethclarke-yourwaterloo.weebly.com/about-elizabeth.html), CEO of YWCA Kitchener-Waterloo (http://www.ywcakw.on.ca/), for MC-ing the Canadian launch of A Land in the Storytelling Sea at Gallery on the Grand, Kitchener, on 28 September 2014.
Many thanks to Dave and Alison Burkett for hosting the Canadian launch of A Land in the Storytelling Sea at Gallery on the Grand, Kitchener, Ontario (http://www.galleryonthegrand.com/), on 28 September 2014. A stunning, welcoming space for the event!
Many thanks to Pastor James Brown and Church Council Chair Conrad Knabenschuh of Christ Lutheran Church, Waterloo, Ontario, for advertising the Canadian launch of A Land in the Storytelling Sea on the church’s sign board on busy Lexington Road.
I’m reading from A Land in the Storytelling Sea at 12.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 15 October 2014, at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Kitchener.
A Land in the Storytelling Sea will be launched in Canada on Sunday, 28 September 2014, from 4 to 5.30 p.m. (this is a drop-in event) at Gallery on the Grand, Kitchener: http://www.galleryonthegrand.com/.
A Land in the Storytelling Sea is available at Words Worth Books, Waterloo: http://wordsworthbooks.com/.
An interview with Valerie Hill, published in Waterloo Region Record, 21 August 2014: http://www.therecord.com/whatson-story/4768328-poet-finds-inspiration-during-year-long-sabbatical-in-malta/.
An interview with Bob Vrbanic, published in Waterloo Chronicle, 23 July 2014: http://www.waterloochronicle.ca/whats-on/a-happy-place/.
An interview at 6.50 p.m. this evening with John Maciel of KW Magazine, CKWR FM 98.5, Kitchener, Ontario, on the publication of A Land in the Storytelling Sea in Malta.
The Gozo Launch of A Land in the Storytelling Sea 21 May 2014 The day ended like a Dickens novel does—without loose ends, the lives of every character linked. It began like a Dickens novel does, too—in a kind of Dickensian chaos. D. picked us up at 3 p.m. at Sliema Leyland, our bus stop,…
What Am I Working On? A series of poems based loosely on the true story of a woman with mental health issues who died of starvation in January in an abandoned farmhouse after the apples she harvested in October—she was convinced that she was going to be rescued at the beginning of December—ran out. Her…