Blog Archive:

2017 mentor for The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation, and other news

March 10, 2017

Many long days since I’ve last updated. Lots has happened, of course, in the way of life and busynesses. A new group of writers at The Writer’s Studio. Late 2016 I  joined the board of Plentitude Magazine, a work trip to University of Colorado, Boulder, hosted by the marvellous Marcia Douglas. I had the chance to…

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Denman Island Writers Festival July 13-16, 2017

February 4, 2017

July on Denman Island surrounded by lovers of books, stories, Salish Sea… I can’t think of a better way to enjoy the summer! Come and explore the island and delve into literature at the Denman Island Writers Festival. There will be writing workshops, too! Please visit their website for further details, scheduling. I’ll be reading…

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University of Calgary Faculty of Arts Alumni Event

February 4, 2017

Join Dean Sigurdson and Hiromi Goto BA’90 for an evening of conversation and performance. An alumni association Faculty of Arts event, meet other alumni, connect, reconnect, network and build community in the Metro Vancouver Area. Please register.

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Visiting Writer Series, University of Colorado, March 1, 2017

February 4, 2017

I’ve been invited by the University of Colorado, Boulder, Creative Writing Department to share my work at their Visiting Writer Series. Please contact the Creative Writing Department for more details. 7:30pm Location: tba

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Home-fried Tofu Rice Bowl with Miso Sauce

July 20, 2016

Trying to eat a more healthy diet and reduce meat, I’ve been working on tasty vegetarian dishes that satisfies my desire for complex savouriness. This really hits the spot! Ingredients 454g Medium firm tofu one large bunch rapini 1 Tablespoon wheat flour (rounded) 1 Tablespoon corn starch (rounded) half teaspoon of salt 2-go brown rice,…

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Thunder Bay, June 13 & 14, 2016

June 11, 2016

#ThunderPride June 13, 6 – 9pm – Invisible Ink, Writing Workshop June 14, 7pm – Prideful Night at Thunder Bay Art Gallery

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Upcoming Reading — Heartwood Cafe, April 21st

April 16, 2016

Please come join us for an evening of music, performance, words! Killjoy Speaker Series #2 https://www.facebook.com/events/1778132965740899/ KILLJOY is a collective that organizes events for the QTBIPOC community on unceded Coast Salish territories. The april speaker series is coinciding with an online campaign to fundraise for a QTBIPOC-centred arts festival in august. Campaign here: generosity.com/community-fundraising/killjoy-fest-2016–2

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Shadow Life Book Deal Announcement in Publishers Weekly

February 25, 2016

The news of the Shadow Life deal with FirstSecond Books hit Publishers Weekly. ~__~ Woohooo!

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Upcoming Events at Memorial University, Grenfell Campus

February 12, 2016

Too distracted prepping for said presentations I haven’t inputted the details into my Events page! But I thought I need to place it Somewhere! Several talks and a reading coming up at Memorial University, Grenfell Campus, in Newfoundland. All events are open to the general public and are free of charge. Yoroshiku!

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Hiromi Goto’s & Celine Loup’s 1rst Graphic Novel, ‘Shadow Life’

February 10, 2016

Oh MY GOD! I’ve been sitting on this news forever! And now we can finally talk about it! Our first ever graphic novel will be published with First Second Books in 2018. Still a ways to go, Celine will be starting her brilliant but long labour (respect!) of making visual art out of words soon.…

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