Upcoming

Upcoming

Instructor, Sister Writes
Spring/Summer 2017

Past

Past

Reading, Carousel 38 launch
April 19, 2017, Lit Bang Pop-up Shop

Host, 7th annual Sister Writes launch
January 14, 2017
Toronto

Guest Author, Jessie’s Centre
December 8, 2016
Toronto

Instructor, Sister Writes in the Community Program
Fall 2016
The 519 Community Centre

Instructor, CENG505 Creative Writing
Winter 2016
Ryerson University

Guest Author, OUT LOUD!
October 16, 2015
2015 Writing Conference

Lead facilitator, Sister Writes program, eighth session
Fall 2015
Toronto

Instructor, CENG505 Creative Writing
January 2015-April 2015
Ryerson University

Guest Writer, Toronto Writer’s Group
November 24, 2014
Toronto Reference Library

Sister Writes launch
June 5, 2014
Bloor Gladstone Library

Lead Facilitator, Sister Writes Program, sixth session
January 2014
Toronto

Judge, Fiction Contest, University of Toronto Magazine
April 2013
Toronto

Judge, Haiku Contest
April 2013
Ryerson University, Toronto, ON

Instructor, ENG505 Creative Writing
January – April 2013
Ryerson University, Toronto

Judge, Broken Pencil Novel Pitch contest at Canzine
September 21, 2012
Toronto

Lead Facilitator, Sister Writes Program, fifth session
September 2012
Toronto

Guest Author, “Keep Toronto Reading,”
April 19, 2012
Toronto Public Library

U.S edition of Where We Have to Go published
March 16, 2012

Host, International Festival of Authors
October 25, 2011
Toronto

Reading, THIS Magazine’s 45th Anniversary Launch
June 2, 2011
Toronto

Guest Author, “Literatures of Immigration” graduate course
February 11, 2011
Ryerson University, Toronto

Lead Facilitator, Young Authors Project
January – April 2011
Paris, ON

Reading at Toronto Public Library Yorkville Branch with Toronto Book Awards Shortlist
October 5, 2010
Toronto

Guest Author at Diaspora Dialogue Youth Workshops Showcase
July 21, 2010
Toronto Public Library, Toronto

Guest Author
April 14, 2010
The Rosedale School, Toronto

Co-facilitator, Neighbourhood Diaries Project
January – April 2010
Toronto

Sister Writes “Roots to Branches” launch
April 8, 2010
Toronto Public Library Bloor-Gladstone branch

Reading, Walter Stewart Library as part of Diaspora Diaogues Student Writers Showcase
March 5, 2010
Toronto

Reading, The Box: a Mixed Cultural Salon
February 24, 2010
The Rivoli, Toronto

Reading
Thursday January 28, 2010
Avalon Woods Health Club, Etobicoke, ON

Reading, Pivot at the Press Lounge
December 2, 2009
Toronto

Signing
November 19, 2009
Ben McNally Books, Toronto

Guest Author, Writer’s Trust of Canada Gala
Thursday November 5, 2009
Toronto

Reading
November 1, 2009
Toronto Jewish Book Fair

Reading, The Peep Show, The International Festival of Authors
October 23, 2009
Toronto

Reading, Winnipeg International Writers Festival
September 22, 2009
Winnipeg

Electronic Writer-in-Residence, Open Book Toronto
July 2009
Toronto, ON

Reading, I Live Here, The International Festival of Authors 2008
October 24, 2008
Toronto

Reading – Hart House Review launch
October 16, 2007
Hart House, University of Toronto

Lead facilitator, Sister Writes program, ninth session
Winter 2016
Toronto

Guest Author, OUT LOUD!
October 16, 2015
2015 Writing Conference

Instructor, CENG505 Creative Writing
Summer 2015
Ryerson University

Lead Facilitator, Sister Writes Program, seventh session
January 2015-April 2015
Toronto

Instructor, CENG505 Creative Writing
Spring and Summer 2014
Ryerson University

Instructor, CENG505 Creative Writing
January 2014
Ryerson University

Host, Sister Writes Launch
May 2013
Bloor-Gladstone Library, Toronto

Judge, Fiction Contest, Hart House Literary Competition
April 2013
Toronto

Workshop Leader – “Fiction Writing” workshop series
January – February 2013
Toronto Public Library

Young Authors Project named finalist for Ontario Minister’s Award for Innovation in Arts
December 2012

Lead Artist, Generations of Writers Project
October – December 2012
Paris, ON

Guest Author, “Literature for Our Time” (ENG140Y)
August 8, 2012
University of Toronto

Mentor, Disapora Dialogues Program
March – June, 2012
Toronto

Guest Author, Parkdale Street Writers
March 20, 2012
Toronto

Canada Council Writer-in-Residence
June 28, 2011
County of Brant Public Library begins

Guest Author, “L3 Conference,”
April 15, 2011
Barrie, ON

Reading, Rower’s Pub Reading Series
February 2, 2011
Toronto

Host, International Festival of Authors
October 29, 2010
Toronto

Reading at Word on the Street, City of Toronto Book Awards Shortlist presentation
September 26, 2010
Toronto

Guest Author
May 2, 2010
Royal St. George Academy, Toronto

Guest Author at I CARE Festival
April 20, 2010
Sir Robert Borden BTI Secondary School, Scarborough, ON

Reading at L3 Writer’s Conference
April 15 & Friday April 16, 2010
Barrie, ON

Reading, Toronto Public Library’s Barbara Frum branch as part of The Eh List Reading Series
March 25, 2010
Toronto

Reading, Brant County Public Library for One Book
February 28, 2010
One Brant, Paris, ON

Reading, Vagabond Trust Series, This Ain’t the Rosedale Library
February 12, 2010
Toronto

Reading, Kama
January 27, 2010
Toronto, ON

Reading, Free Speech
November 24, 2009
Tinto Coffee House, 89 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto

Reading, Benefit for Free the Children, School Bar
November 12, 2009
Toronto

Reading, IFOA Ontario
November 3, 2009
Midland, ON

Reading, The International Festival of Authors
October 27, 2009
Toronto

Reading, Word on the Street
September 27, 2009
Toronto

Reading, Words Alive Festival reading
September 20, 2009
Sharon, ON

Where We Have to Go launch presented by This is Not a Reading Series
June 22, 2009
The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto

May 28, 2008: Reading – Stress Free Degree Reunion, University of Toronto