2017 Readings and Performances:
March 23rd, 2017 – Montreal Reading: Atwater Poetry Project, with writer Carolyne Van Der Meer, Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, at 7:00 PM, at the Atwater Library. With support from the League of Canadian Poets. Facebook event
March 24th, 2017 – Montreal Reading: Concordia University Humanities Conference: Dirty Disciplines, Wild Knowledges, Research-Creation Showcase. With David Jhave Johnson, Sophia Flo Dacy-Cole, Peter Dubé, Joanna Donehower, Tatiana Koroleva, Natalie Doonan, Mayra Morales, Andrew Forster, Ifeoma U. Anyaeji, Darian Goldin Stahl. Friday, March 24th, 2017, 6:30-9:00 PM. Concordia University, EV 11.725. Facebook event
April 25th, 2017 – Toronto Reading: Featured reader at The Art Bar, with poet Lisa Richter. Tuesday, April 25th, 2017, 8:00-10:00 PM. Free Times Cafe, 320 College Street, (College/Spadina), $5 entrance fee.
May 2nd, 2017 – Montreal Reading: Blue Metropolis Literary Festival: Dialogues Littéraires de Montréal. A literary dialogue between Montreal’s past and present, in English and French. Poets read literary excerpts set in Montreal, from the 1800s to the present day. With Catherine Kidd, Fortner Anderson, Jean-Luc Bonspiel, and Natalie Thibault. May 2nd, 2017, 9:00 PM. Le Divan Orange, 4234 St. Laurent Blvd.
May 26th, 2017 – Montreal Reading: Featured Reader at Poetry Speakup: The Montreal Inter-Active Poetry Exchange. Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 7:00 PM. Shaika Cafe, 5526 Sherbrooke Street West (NDG).
June 10th, 2017 – Ottawa Reading: Featured reader and panelist at Prose in the Park Literary Festival and Book Fair, in the company of poets Daniel David Moses, Sarah Tsiang, and Bänoo Zan. Parkdale Park, Saturday June 10th, 2017, 11:00 AM-6:00 PM. The festival will feature an incredible lineup of authors, and is free of charge. Facebook event
September 5th, 2017 – Montreal Reading: Featured reader at Resonance Reading Series, hosted by poet Klara du Plessis. Tuesday, September 5th, 2017, 8:30 PM, at Resonance Cafe, 5175A Park Ave, Montreal. Details of fellow readers TBA.
2016 Readings and Performances
September 23rd, 2016 – Laurentians Book Launch: Morin Heights, Quebec (private event, by invitation.)
October 12th, 2016 – Montreal Book Launch: Small Fires will be launched at The Word bookstore in Montreal on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016, at 7:30 PM. All are welcome! Facebook event.
October 23rd, 2016 – Montreal Reading: Words and Music series, hosted by Ian Ferrier. Poetry reading and choral soundscapes of the poems in Small Fires, featuring Choeur Élan, directed by Damaris Baker. Sunday, October 23rd, 9:00 PM (doors open at 8:00) at La Vitrola, 4602 St. Laurent Blvd. Facebook event.
October 28th, 2016 – Book Launch and Reading, Montreal: School of Canadian Irish Studies, 5:30-7:30 PM. The event will be held at Concordia University in the Hall Building, 10th floor, School of Canadian Irish Studies, McEntee Reading Room, Room # 1001.01. The launch is open to the public, and all are welcome. The School asks that guests RSVP by email: email@example.com.
November 10th, 2016 – Montreal Reading and Book Signing: The Quebec Writers’ Federation and Paragraphe Bookstore host a reading in celebration of the 2016 QWF Awards finalists. Paragraphe Bookstore, 2220 McGill College avenue, 6:00-7:45 PM. Facebook event.
November 15th, 2016 – Radio Interview and Reading, Montreal: Featured guest on CKUT’s JPM Literary Report, hosted by Montreal poet Jeffrey Mackie. 7:30 AM, CKUT Radio, 90.3 FM.
November 26th, 2016 – Book Fair and Reading, Montreal: The Quebec Writers’ Federation and the Atwater Library host the Holiday Pop-Up Book Fair. Reading at 3:00 PM. Atwater Library, 1200 Atwater avenue, Westmount. Facebook event.
Past Readings and Events
League of Canadian Poets, Words and Music Reading Series, Montreal, 2016
Visual Arts Center Reading Series, Montreal, 2014
Lapalabrava Reading Series, Montreal, 2014
Through the Window: An Evening of Poetry at Fleurbain Gallery, Montreal, 2013
Lovers and Others Reading Series, Montreal, 2013
Argo Bookshop Reading Series, Montreal, 2013
The Yellow Door Reading Series, Montreal, 2013
Twigs and Leaves Reading Series, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, 2013
Lovers and Others Reading Series, Montreal, 2012
Poetry Plus at the Arts Café, Montreal, 2012
And This Is No Exaggeration: Concordia Poetry MA Students’ Reading, Montreal, 2012
The Yellow Door Reading Series, Montreal, 2012
Visual Arts Centre Reading Series, Montreal, 2011
Lapalabrava Reading Series, Montreal, 2011
The Yellow Door Reading Series, Montreal, 2011
Jazz/Poetry Collaboration, Banff Centre for the Arts, 2010
Live Lit Reading Series, Banff Centre for the Arts, 2010
Poetry Plus at the Arts Café, Montreal, 2010
The Yellow Door Reading Series, Montreal, 2010
Visual Arts Centre Reading Series, Montreal, 2009
Artsake, Montreal, 2009
Poetry Plus at the Arts Café, Montreal, 2009
Visual Arts Centre Reading Series, Montreal, 2009
Poetry Plus at the Arts Café, Montreal, 2008
Lovers and Others Reading Series, Montreal, 2008
The Yellow Door Reading Series, Montreal, 2008
League of Canadian Poets, Rites of Spring, featured reader, Montreal, 2008
Collective Arts Show, Montreal, 2008
League of Canadian Poets, Rites of Spring, featured reader, Montreal, 2007
The Yellow Door Reading Series, Montreal, 2007
Non-fiction Reading Series, Boa Bar, Montreal, 2007
The Yellow Door Reading Series, Montreal, 2003
CKUT Radio, The Morning After show’s JPM Literary Report, hosted by Jeffrey Mackie. Interview and reading. Broadcast May 7, 2013, and available online at http://archives.ckut.ca/64/
CJAD Radio podcast, The Irish Show, co-hosted by Amber LeBrun. Read poem Niamh. Interviewed about living on the island of Inishmore, Ireland, and how it has influenced her work. Available online as of October 15, 2009.
CBC Radio One, Cinque à Six, hosted by Patti Schmidt. Read creative non-fiction piece Alle and Matthias as part of a reading series called This Really Happened. Broadcast May 5, 2007.
CBC Radio One, Cinque à Six, hosted by Patti Schmidt. Read poems Night on the Dark Earth and an excerpt from The Silken Threads. Interviewed about her craft as a poet, travel, and sources of inspiration. Broadcast March 17, 2007.
CBC Radio One, Between the Covers, hosted by Heather Brown, featuring the winning texts in the poetry category of the 2006 CBC Literary Awards. An abridged version of her long poem The Silken Threads was read by Donna Carol White. Broadcast March 2, 2007.