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The Writers’ Union of Canada is currently running a “Why Writers Matter” campaign “to remind us of the value and importance of writers, and the role they play in our […]

Upcoming Public Meeting

Please join me on May 11 at the Fredericton Public Library to help plan a literary festival for our area! We will decide on a date for an initial, smaller-scale […]

New Brunswick Book Awards Shortlists

. . . will be announced next Monday, February 29! Stay tuned. Seventeen books were submitted and three books will be shortlisted in each category (Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Poetry).

I’m very excited to start my two-year term as Cultural Laureate. And I sure hit the ground running! This week has been very busy. On Monday, February 8, I was […]

In the Spring I started receiving new books from Brick Books. Since then I have been too busy (reviewing for magazines, working, judging the City of Ottawa Best Poetry Book […]

Twenty-four hours ago, I learned that Jack Layton had died. It was a shock. Still is. Since he became the leader, he has been an inspiring figure for me with […]

Here are the specs, as provided by Ariel Gordon, the lovely Winnipeg poet who organized the event: Terminal Reading: Booth, Diaz, Coffey & LeTourneau Date: Thursday, September 9, 7:00 pm […]