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Bravest Writer in the World/Bravest Audiences in the World


I am awarding myself the Bravest Writer in the World Award, and my audiences the last week the Bravest Audiences in the World Award, after what has been a highly difficult two weeks for me medically, resulting in a dodgy quality of readings.

I limped through my readings for Douglas College’s LitFest and Swoon, neither of which I could, in the end, prep for: just showing up and reading took all my juice.  I am usually impecable with timing with readings, but at Douglas I went over, and apologize to the audience, my hosts and co-reader.  On Wed night, at Fanny Bay, I needed to sit while reading and read far too long.  On Thursday, reading on Hornby, I was full on sick.

“If I’d had more time, it would have been shorter.”  –Winston Churchill




Fanny Bay Flyer reviews


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Even though quite unwell, I was delighted to read four places last week: Douglas College’s LitFest, Swoon, Fat Oyster Reading Series in Fanny Bay and on Hornby Island. Thank you to my generous hosts and my accomplished co-readers. And of course to the audiences–we couldn’t do it without you. Lovely to see a turn-out of 60 plus listeners at Fanny Bay!

Here is the Fanny Bay Flyer with generous reviews of my work:

Fanny Bay Flyer

Fat Oyster Reading Series April 29!

Come out and hear us read if you’re near Fanny Bay, tomorrow April 29!  So excited to be reading with the excellent and raging Maleea Acker, Patricia Smekal and David Fraser.  And the next evening on Hornby Island!

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