Other Publications

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“Joy Reclaimed” in Always with Me, ed. Donna McCart Sharkey, 2018. Essay in Dear Me: The Mother Letters, ed. Dianne Young, 2021.

TV & Radio

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2012 Interview and reading with Susannah Greenberg of  “Book Buzz”  on Blog Talk Radio.  January, 28 http://www.blogtalkradio.com/bookbuzz/2012/01/27/book-buzz-with-susannah-greenberg-all-about-books 2011 Interview with Grant Lawrence on “All Points West”, CBC Victoria, Friday, May 13, 3 pm. Interview with Dave Dixon, CFAX radio, Victoria, May … Read More

Readings & Book Signings

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Thursday, May 26, 11 am Reading followed by lunch, West Point Grey United Church, 4595 W. 8th Ave. $8 for 3-course lunch. Phone Janis at 604-224-4388 to reserve. Saturday, May 14, 3-4:30 pm Reading at the Saanich Centennial Library, Saturday Sunday, … Read More

Writing Workshops

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October 18 – November 8, 2021 (4 Mondays 1-3pm) “Writing to Heal” Brock House, UBC January – April 2021 Four Zoom-led writing workshops November 1, 2019 “Poetry for Healing” at Milton Keynes, UK, 50th Anniversary of The Compassionate Friends October … Read More

Writing to Heal

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Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak Whispers the o’erfrought heart and bids it break. Shakespeare (Macbeth) Long before Shakespeare, poems about grief have relieved aching hearts. In our time, experimenters using poetry and journaling as therapy with … Read More