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Readings/Workshops – Updated Sept 5, 2011


Black Stilt, Victoria. spring
Shuswap Writers Festival, Salmon Arm, May 20
League of Canadian Poets Conference, Toronto. I launch my tenth book: What It Means To Be Human
Campbell River, October, at local schools and colleges.


Shuswap Writers Festival, Salmon Arm
Freelancing in 2 Hours – Writers Festival Workshop
The Brains of Poets
How to Improve Your Poetry by Quantum Leaps


Rona Murray Award, poetry, shortlist
Outdoor Writers of Canada, communications award

Rock Salt, poetry,

anthologyShortlisted for the best novel in BC, 2009

Other Services

Editing poetry/fiction
Editing non-fiction, prose text – Freelancing in 2 Hours
Writing prose text
Readings of poetry or fiction
Brain lectures
Fly fishing lectures

Wired on Poetry – with DC

On-line poetry course with DC Reid. Emphasis will be on working on your poems to make them sing. Individual comments from DC will aim to give you a valuable new perspective on how to take your poems to the next level. Poets will all have published in many literary magazines and be working on a full-length manuscript. Mutual comments will aim to reveal what does and does not work for a poet, to develop greater self analysis, depth, understanding of the poetry tradition within which Canadian poets work and various alternative methods of saying what the poet has to say in his or her work. Develop your intuition and access to your subconscious mind.

Six poets
December 1, 2011 to February 15, 2012