Joint Conference of Librarians of Color

February 6, 2023

The 4th National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color, St. Pete’s Beach, Florida. February 8-12th, 2023 (rescheduled from October 2022 due to hurricane Ian). This conference feels particularly urgent and necessary these days… Full Schedule here: https://www.jclcinc.org/conference/2022/schedule/

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Writing with Ghosts: The Power of Haunted Writing

January 12, 2023

Very excited announce registration is open for Writing with Ghosts. Kyo Maclear and I are facilitating a writing retreat at Hollyhock on Cortes Island this fall–October 1 – 6, 2023 What haunts you? What returns and what persists? It may be the memory of a vivid sensation, a deep regret, an ancestral rumor, a former self… It needn’t be unwanted. What ghosts are not done with you? The idea behind this retreat is to write…

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AugurCon–The Cozy and the Curious: Exploring Slice-of-Life Speculative Literatures

November 17, 2022

2-3:00 PM EST / 11 AM-12 PM PST The Cozy and the Curious: Exploring Slice-of-Life Speculative Literatures Panelists include Senaa Ahmad, Hiromi Goto, and Eden Royce Moderated by Yilin Wang

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Sunshine Coast Arts Council Literary Reading Series

September 19, 2022

In beautiful Sechelt on October 22nd, 7pm…..

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

June 5, 2022

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 a personal choice at City Hall. Please be kind and respectful of others.) Free Admission, Light refreshments RSVP: Register via…

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ICYMI: Shelagh Rogers, me and Ann on the Radio

April 9, 2022

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 peace of mind and safety and all sorts of loving reasons. But Kumiko never felt comfortable there and she was…

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A Conversation about Writing Graphic Novels and Graphic Journaling – One Book One SFU

April 9, 2022
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One Book One SFU

March 7, 2022

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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Brooklyn Book Fest – October 3, 2021

February 8, 2022

  Event details: https://brooklynbookfestival.org/event/personal-stories-universal-resonance/

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On Edge Reading Series – Tonight (Feb 8) at 6:30 pm.

February 8, 2022

Free public online event tonight at 6:30! Register to join. Looking forward to seeing you there. Thank you to the Emily Carr Writing Centre and Mercedes Eng. Full details: https://www.ecuad.ca/events/on-edge-reading-series-spring-2022-with-hiromi-goto    

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