PLEASE NOTE: As of September 2021, I am tentatively booked to do several in-person appearances over the fall of 2021. Please be aware that this may shift and change depending on ongoing COVID-19 situations in respective areas. If an in-person event has to be cancelled, every effort will be made to ensure that a virtual event can take its place.
Below you’ll find information on events both virtual and in-person that I’ll be participating in. I’m also available to do book club visits via Skype or Zoom–please get in touch if you would like to discuss this opportunity!
I love doing book events, so if you are interested in having me speak at your literary festival/conference/class, or if you would like to bring me to your local bookstore, please do get in touch. PLEASE NOTE: I cannot do physical public events in spaces that are not wheelchair accessible. Wheelchair accessible means, at minimum, that an event has wheelchair-accessible entry (no stairs) and easy access to wheelchair-accessible washrooms. A wheelchair accessible stage (or no stage at all) is also appreciated if at all possible. Further accessibility measures (ASL, captioning, scent-free environments, etc) are always welcomed and encouraged. For tips on how to make your literary event accessible, check out this great resource.
September 24, 1pm EST: KWF Masterclass: Building Earths and Bending Genres: World-Building
September 25, 5:00pm EST: Fantastic Figures: the Magic in All Bodies. With Therese Estacion and Erin Ball.
Accessibility Information: The 2021 Kingston Writers Fest will take place over Zoom. Closed-captioning will be provided at all sessions.
For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit the festival website.
September 25, 3:30pm PST: Diversity and Disability: Building Imaginary Worlds to Confront Issues of Social Justice. With Jael Richardson and Adelle Purdham.
Accessibility Information: The 2021 WORD Vancouver festival will take place online. All sessions will be close-captioned.
For more information and to purchase festival tickets, please visit their website.
September 26, 10am EST: Diaspora Dialogues: In Conversation with Shayda Kafai and Amanda Leduc
Accessibility Information: Closed-captioning will be provided at this session.
The Word on the Street Toronto is a free literary festival; you can register online at https://toronto.thewordonthestreet.ca/.