The Electronic Garret and Type Books present Resilience: A Poetry Month Reading on April 22 at 7 pm (EDT) with Yvonne Blomer, Barbara Tran, Bren Simmers, Tanja Bartel, Kerry Ryan, and host Kateri Lanthier. Online event, free to attend, tickets through Eventbrite.
Celebrating Poetry Month with Laurie Brinklow and Bren Simmers in conversation with Richard Lemm on April 27 at 7 pm (ADT). Online event, free to attend, pre-registration required.
Attic Owl Reading Series presents National Poetry Month Extravaganza on April 29 at 7 pm (ADT) with Lisa Richter, Jessica Moore, Claire Kelly, Kelsey Klip, Carolyne Van Der Meer, Keagan Hawthorne, and Martha Vowles. Free to attend on Facebook Live.
Winnipeg International Writer’s Festival presents The Electronic Garret on May 5 at 7 PM (CDT) with Arleen Pare, Micheline Maylor-Kovitz, Tanja Bartel, and host Ariel Gordon. Free to attend, pre-registration required.
Book launch with Bren Simmers and Laurie Brinklow on May 15th at 3 pm and 7 pm (ADT) at the Beaconsfield Carriage House in Charlottetown. With musical guests Adam Hill, Sean Kemp, Chris Corrigan, and Mike Mooney. Free to attend, pre-registration required. Reserve your spot by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pivot Point Launch at Massy Books in Vancouver, BC on February 26, 2020.
Planet Earth Poetry in Victoria, BC on February 28, 2020.
Pivot Point Launch at Cafe Lara in Halifax, NS on November 23rd, 2019.
Pivot Point Launch at the Beaconsfield Carriage House in Charlottetown, PE on November 15th, 2019. Joint CD release with Adam Hill.
Odd Sundays at The Tipsy Muse Cafe in Fredericton, NB on November 3rd, 2019.
The Gaspereau Press Wayzgoose in Kentville, NS on October 26, 2019.
Frank Ledwell Festival in St. Peter’s Bay, PE on August 17th, 2019.
Poets and Pints at The Pilot House in Charlottetown, PE on April 9th, 2019.
Narratives of the Lost Chapbook Launch at Copper Owl in Victoria, BC on July 15th, 2018.
Odd Sundays at Corked Wine Bar in Fredericton, NB on April 15th, 2018.
PLAYA Presents at PLAYA in Summer Lake, OR on December 9th, 2017.
Open Studio at Sitka Center for Art and Ecology in Otis, Oregon on October 4, 2017.
Literary Cafe at the Harrison Festival in Harrison Hot Springs on July 10th, 2017.
Writing A Sense of Place Workshop at the Ranger Station Art Gallery in Harrison Hot Springs on June 24th, 2017.
Poetry As Play: A Workshop at Ranger Station Art Gallery on April 22, 2017.
World of Words Revision Workshop and Reading, Fraser Valley Regional Library on March 4, 2017.
Planet Earth Poetry in Victoria, BC with my dad d.n. simmers on February 17th, 2017.
UFV Bookstore with Jordan Abel and Kevin Spenst in Abbotsford, BC on November 29, 2016.
Listen to the Wax Poetic Interview on Vancouver Co-op Radio with hosts Pamela Bentley and Kevin Spenst on July 13, 2016.
Author for Indies at Book Warehouse on Broadway in Vancouver, BC on April 30, 2016
Third Annual Poetry Crawl with Kevin Spenst and others in Vancouver, BC on April 16, 2016
Wordstorm in Nanaimo, BC on January 26, 2016
Poetic Justice in New Westminster, BC with d.n. simmers (my dad) on January 24, 2016
Lunch Poems at SFU in Vancouver, BC with Christopher Levenson on January 20, 2016
Flywheel Reading Series in Calgary, AB on November 12, 2015
Whistler Writers Festival at 11:30 am on Saturday October 17, 2015
VPL Carnegie Branch, Vancouver BC on September 23, 2015
Old Crow Cafe on Gabriola Island, BC on September 17, 2015
Vertigo Reading Series in Regina, SK on September 14, 2015
Twisted Poets Literary Salon in Vancouver, BC on July 23, 2015
Art Bar Poetry Series in Toronto, ON on May 19, 2015
Poetluck at Lynne McIlvride’s studio in Uxica, ON on May 17, 2015
Planet Earth Poetry Series in Victoria, BC on May 8, 2015
Nightwood Editions Spring Launch Party in Vancouver, BC on April 26, 2015
The Paper Hound with Kevin Spenst in Vancouver, BC on April 25, 2015Check out my video poem featuring the Hastings-Sunrise neighbourhood: