I will be speaking about ableism in language and storytelling, and looking at how editors can integrate awareness of this into their work practice.
May 3, 8pm EST: Writers on Loss and Grief, with Therese Estacion, Amanda Leduc, and Kimiko Tobimatsu in conversation with Tanya Boteju.
Accessibility Information: All FOLD 2021 sessions will be close-captioned. The virtual platform for this year’s festival also includes additional accessibility features like text resizing, colour contrast, and screen reader capabilities.
All-access festival passes are $39 and can be purchased at thefoldcanada.org/register.
April 21, 7pm EST: Fairy Tales Retold: Amanda Leduc in conversation with Vanessa Moeller.
April 22, 4:30pm EST: When Nature Reclaims: Amanda Leduc and Pablo Strauss in conversation with Carole Chan.
Accessibility Information: The 2021 Frye Festival will be broadcast free on YouTube at @FryeMoncton. Closed captions are available through YouTube.
I’ll be appearing as part of this year’s gritLIT–Hamilton’s own literary festival. In 2021, gritLIT will take place entirely online.
Saturday April 17, 3:30pm EST: The End of the World As We Know It, with Premee Mohamed and Alessandra Naccarato.
Sunday, April 18, 3:30pm EST: Drafts & Drafts, with Gary Barwin, Jane Christmas, Denise Davy, Krista Foss, Dallas Hunt, Pasha Malla, and Brent van Staalduinen.
Accessibility Information: gritLIT 2021 will take place online via Zoom. Panels will have closed-captioning.
Accessibility Info: This is a free online event. Further accessibility information to come.
I’ll be reading with celebrated author Krista Foss and Mary Lawson as part of A Different Drummer’s Book and Author Series.
Accessibility Information: TBD.
Pre-order your books today through Another Story Bookshop.
Accessibility Information: This is a free online event. Closed captions will be provided.
I will be reading some new work–newer even than The Centaur’s Wife!–at this edition of Draft, alongside some stellar writers and friends.
Accessibility information: This reading will take place online. Closed captioning will be provided by webcaptioner.
Join me in celebrating the launch of THE CENTAUR’S WIFE! The launch will feature an interview with yours truly, moderated by acclaimed author Larissa Lai, as well as musical performance by Victoria Carr, the audiobook narrator for The Centaur’s Wife!
Pre-order your copy of The Centaur’s Wife from Epic Books today to secure a signed copy! Epic Books can ship anywhere in Canada.
Accessibility Information: This launch is virtual and free to attend. Closed-captioning will be provided.