7 years, 7 months ago Posted in: Events, News 0

Three great events this September in Kingston, Ontario:

QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY Tuesday, September 25
Common Reading Program Event | 7:00 pm

KINGSTON WRITERS FEST Thursday, September 27
WRITING IN THE FIRST PERSON – Master Class | 3:00 pm

KINGSTON WRITERS FEST Thursday, September 27
The Chimps, the Tiger, and the Trees with John Vaillant & Andrew Westoll | 7:00 pm
Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront

7 years, 7 months ago Posted in: Events, News 0

Local event alert! I’ll be reading close to home on beautiful Savary Island with Grant Lawrence and Marty Mitchinson. Music by Jill Barber et al and beer by Townsite Brewing, whose seasonal blackberry wheat must be tried before it’s all gone. August 23, Rigger’s Pub, 2 – 4pm.

7 years, 8 months ago Posted in: Events, News 0

Two Eating Dirt events are lined up this summer. One in beautiful Canmore, the other (yay!) local, at the famously fun Sunshine Coast Festival:

CANMORE Thursday, July 19, 2012
The Banff Centre presents Literary Journalism at Communitea | 7:30 pm
1001 6th Avenue | 403.678.6818

SECHELT Friday, August 17, 2012
Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts | 10:30 am
The Rockwood Centre | 1.800.565.9631

Festival and Day passes for the Sunshine Coast fest are sold out, but at the moment tickets are still available for individual events. UPDATE: I’m told the Sechelt event on August 17 is expected to sell out, so if you’re planning to attend advance tickets are best.

7 years, 11 months ago Posted in: Events, News 0

Highway 16, here we come. The BC Book Prizes are on tour in Northern BC in late April. I’ll be reading with Pamela Porter. Come on out. Maybe you can tell me where to get one of those “No Pipelines” t-shirts:

TERRACE Wednesday, April 25
Terrace Public Library | 7:00 pm
4610 Park Avenue | 250.638.8177

PRINCE RUPERT Thursday, April 26
Museum of Northern BC | 4:00 pm
100 – 1 Avenue West | 250.624.3207

BURNS LAKE Friday, April 27
Burns Lake Public Library | 6:00 pm
585 Government Street | 250.692.3192

PRINCE GEORGE Saturday, April 28
Books & Company | 5:00 pm
1685 – 3rd Avenue | 250.563.6637

FORT ST. JAMES Sunday, April 29
Fort St. James Public Library | 2:00 pm
425 Manson Street | 250.996.7431

QUESNEL Monday, April 30
CRD Library, Quesnel Branch | 7:00 pm
101 – 410 Kinchant Street | 250.992.7912

SMITHERS Tuesday, May 1
Smithers Public Library | 7:00 pm
3817 Alfred Avenue | 250.847.3043

KITIMAT Wednesday, May 2
Kitimat Public Library | 7:00 pm
940 Wakashan Avenue | 250.632.8985

All these events are free and open to the public.

7 years, 11 months ago Posted in: Events, News 0

Sea-to-Sky people, I’ll be in your neck of the woods next week, reading and/or giving the trusty slideshow at your friendly neighbourhood libraries.

April 17: Pemberton Public Library, 7pm.

April 18: Whistler Public Library, 7pm.

April 19: Squamish Public Library, 6:30pm.

For a sneak peek at the slideshow, have a browse through the photos in the gallery. There will be book sales and signing after the events. Please come say hi!