I had the honour of sharing writing talk at UBC in January. Those large lecture halls are such odd/unfamiliar spaces to make ideas, creativity, information coalesce… It was invigorating and the students were keen, bright, focussed. Here’s a link to the write-up in the UBC Creative Writing website: https://creativewriting.ubc.ca/2018/01/hiromi-goto-visits-ubc-creative-writing-department/ Thank you, Emily Pohl-Weary, Ian Williams, and…

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Friday, May 5, 2017. 7-10pm/ Reading begins 8pm. I’ll be reading in the first set. Lost and Found Cafe, 33 West Hastings. Vancouver. I hope I can be forgiven for this self-centred heading. XD Trying to be a bit more savvy re: search terms, thank you, Dana! XD I’m super excited to have my new…

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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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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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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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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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Is blogging still a thing? I’ve fallen off of regular postings. My partner reassures me that I’m micro-blogging on Twitter and I suppose it’s true. A dear writer friend of mine, who is very savvy, has pointed out writing a lot on a blog is basically writing for free, when it’s important that we try…

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The video of my talk, “Protest”, is up! I had the honour of speaking at EMMA Talks: Engaging Monologues, Mutual Aid, this autumn, with artist and activist Julie Flett. Her talk should be up on the site soon! EMMA Talks states: “The core purpose of EMMA Talks is to bring important stories by women identified* writers, activists, thinkers,…

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I’ve decided to detail my upcoming trip to Japan here, rather than in the Upcoming Events section because, for the most part, I don’t have the exact information on the locations (such as building name, room number, etc.) and some of the events won’t be open to the public. The ones I’m certain that are…

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