Poetry reading with Kevin Spenst (May 12, 2015)
Read a selection of poems at the Smithers Public Library alongside Kevin Spenst at a stop on his book tour of BC launching Jabbering with Bing Bong.
Poets for the Earth (April 22, 2013)
Read a selection of poems in honour of Earth Day at the Smithers Public Library. Fellow readers: Emily McGiffin, Sheila Peters
Playing with Fire: World Premieres from the Art Song Lab (June 19, 2011)
Read “Shedding,” a poem that inspired Laura Macias’ art song composition of the same name, at the Fei and Milton Wong Experimental Theatre in Vancouver. The song was then performed by Gayle Shay (mezzo-soprano) and Laura Loewen (piano).
Locution (April 7, 2011)
Read a selection of poetry at Pulpfiction Books in Vancouver, as part of UBC’s Creative Writing MFA reading series. Fellow readers: Billie Livingston, Kim Fu, Lucie Krajcova, Erika Thorkelson.
TWS Reading Series (December 9, 2010)
Read an excerpt from “The Problem with Naming,” a short story, at Rhizome Cafe in Vancouver. Fellow readers: Grant Lawrence, Soren L. Burch, Geoffrey W. Cole, Tariq Malik, Mandana Rastan, Renee Sarojini Saklikar, Ahava Shira, Rob Taylor, Sylvia Taylor.
Locution (March 24, 2010)
Read a selection of poetry at Pulpfiction Books in Vancouver, as part of UBC’s Creative Writing MFA reading series. Fellow readers: Carmine Starnino, andrea bennett, Rebekah Lopata, Natalie Thompson.
TWS Reading Series (October 10, 2008)
Read a selection of poetry at Blenz Coffee (Hastings at Richards) in Vancouver. Fellow readers: Julie Okot Bitek, Susilawati Bryant, Jonina Kirton, Mandana Rastan, Shannon Rayne, ElJean Dodge Wilson.
Emerge @ The Vancouver International Writers Festival (October 22, 2006)
Read a selection of poetry at the Waterfront Theatre (Granville Island) for the launch of emerge, the annual anthology published by the SFU Writer’s Studio. Fellow readers: Gurjinder Basran, Eilis Carpentier, Vaughan Chapman, Joan Dixon, Jessica-Ann Dozois, Susan Fisher, Angela Ford, Elee Kraljii Gardiner, Chris Geisel, John Goossen, Tamara Gorin, Sarah Hambley, Orrin Hargrave, Joanna Hindle, Shelley Ikegami, John Mavin, Joan McEwen, Shana Myara, Paula Stromberg, Sarah Turner, Ethel Whitty.
Emerge: A Sneak Preview (September 21, 2006)
Read “Vltava River,” a poetic series, at Crush Champagne Lounge in Vancouver. My fellow readers included members of the 2006 SFU Writer’s Studio.
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