Barrie Workshop: How to Get Published: 18 May

Barrie’s Culture Department is hosting a free workshop on how to get published on 18 May 2016. Topics range from placing pieces in magazines and journals, all the way to landing an agent and book contract, with some self-publishing, zine and micro press publishing thrown in. Though free, registration is required.  Join Alana Wilcox of […]

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Barrie Proclaims National Poetry Month

Barrie’s mayor, Jeff Lehman, has officially proclaimed April to be National Poetry Month in the city. Further, he has accepted the challenge of Calgary’s mayor, Naheed Nenshi, to have a poet read at an upcoming Council meeting. On 11 April, as the city’s poet laureate, I will be presenting a poem as part of the Mayor’s Poetry […]

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OpenBookOntario Profile

I was recently asked by Ottawa writer and editor rob mclennan to answer a few questions about what I’m up to now as Barrie’s second Poet Laureate, and where I’ve been hiding (in plain sight). His profile and my answers can now be found here on OpenBookOntario. OpenBookOntario and their sister site, OpenBookToronto, are great […]

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