Wilde about Sappho – Pride Reading at Victoria’s City Hall

Join City of Victoria Poet Laureate John Barton, local poets and Special Guest Mayor Lisa Helps to celebrate Pride Month in Victoria. Featuring: Ali Blythe, Wendy Donawa, Hiromi Goto, matthew [bettina] heinz, Eli Mushumanski, Shō Yamagushiku Tuesday, June 7, 2022 — 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30pm) City Hall, Antechamber (Masks are…

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ICYMI: Shelagh Rogers, me and Ann on the Radio

Ann Xu and I had a wonderful radio visit with Shelagh Rogers last month. Read about or listen to the interview by clicking on the image of Shelagh. 🙂 “She’s a 76-year-old Japanese Canadian woman who’s been living in a supported living situation. Her daughters really wanted her to be there, I think just for…

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One Book One SFU

In case you missed this, here is a link to the recording. 🙂 Please join us this Wednesday, March 9th at 7pm for an Interactive Livestream via Zoom. (I’ll be on stage with Erica and Sarah!) Tickets via Eventbrite    

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Au Revoir 2021

Pressure to arrive at some kind of overview of a year’s passage. The close of one thing and entry into another. Then I think of the universe…. What is time? ^__^)/   It was so great to bring Shadow Life out into the world. Thank you, to everyone who has read it and bought it…

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Thank you, New York Public Library

Super, super excited that #ShadowLife has made the New York Public Library’s Best of 2021 List!! Imagine a young Japanese Canadian tomboy book nerd with serious Bangs living in the 1970s rural Pacific Northwest, reading from The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler and A Cricket in Times Square, and dreaming about New York…

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