Upcoming Events — Fall 2019

Let’s be honest, September is the true start of any new year!

Join me and a whole pile of my idols for what should prove to be terrific events in BC and Alberta.

September 17  Seaforth Armoury, 1650 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC

Presented by the University of British Columbia Faculty of Education

Battling Back: How the Veterans Transition Program Gave Me the Courage to Save My Life

Registration: 5:00 – 5:30 PM
Program: 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Reception: 6:30 – 7:00 PM (approx.)


September 21 — The Word on the Street (Lethbridge) Book & Magazine Festival

12:00 — 1:00 PM Lethbridge Herald Author Stage

1:00 — 2:00 PM  Making Mystery: Fact and Fiction Crime Writing Panel with Anne Emery, Eileen Cook,Jim Brown, and D’Arcy Kavanagh


September 29 — Word Vancouver Festival

1:50 — 2:50 PM Surviving the Memoir with Yasuko Thanh and Lindsay Wong


October 22 — Vancouver Writers Festival — Truth-Telling

6:00 — 7:15 AM With Annahid Dashtgard and Anna Mehler Paperny, moderated by Carol Shaben

October 24 — Vancouver Writers Festival —A Tribute to Stephen King

8:00 PM             With Rosetta Allen, Tanya Boteju, Stephen Chbosky, Armando Lucas Correa, Cherie Dimaline, Charlotte Gray, Michael Hutchinson, Andrew Kaufman, Davd Moscrop, Sara Peters, Nathan Ripley, Tanya Talaga, and Jenny Heijun Wills. Moderated by Lisa Christiansen


October 25 — LitFest Alberta (Edmonton) — Mental Health Remix

7:00 — 9:00 PM  With Anna Mehler Paperny, Richard Kemick, and Joanne Vannicola

October 26 — LitFest Alberta (Edmonton) — Master Class: From Seen with        Lorimer Shenher

10:00 — 11:30 AM Intimidated by the prospect of writing? Start by visualizing your stories as great scenes!

October 27 — LitFest Alberta (Edmonton) — Special Event: A Brunch of Writers

11:00 — 1:00 With Lenore Newman, Charlotte Gray, Joanne Vannicola and more…


November 13 — A Very Special Vancouver Event hosted by the Lieutenant Governor of BC

6:00 — 9:30   Mark your calendars! Details to come!


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