Category Archives: Workshop news

Happy National Poetry Month!

Did you know National Poetry Month is 15 years old in Canada? I’m excited to perform tomorrow for the Institute of Cultural Affair’s community of facilitators and friends tomorrow. Come join us! Details for both of my two official poetry … Continue reading

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How sweet it is

I received some touching thank you notes and great feedback from some grade 8 boys after a workshop in May. Peter wrote, “We all learned something, whether it was how to calm ourselves down before presenting, or how to put … Continue reading

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Waterloo English Awards impress

I was at Renison College of the University of Waterloo on April 24 for the Waterloo County English Awards and I was impressed on many accounts. When I was in high school I develed into math and science – I … Continue reading

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Well received workshops

In March, after coaching a very talented poet, Alessandra  Storm, at the Women of the World Poetry Slam in Denver, CO, I took my passion for poetry into 4 classrooms at St. Benedict’s in Sudbury. The workshops were well received. … Continue reading

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A tribute to Eastern Commerce

I’ve never seen so many students in hard times in one place. What I witnessed at Eastern Commerce demands my respect. In the face of a shared reality of violence and drugs, students at Eastern Commerce are resilient with courage … Continue reading

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Starting a new school year

The 2011-2012 school year begins on Monday for me. I’ll be at Silverthorn CI working with 4 English classes, a Dance and a Drama class. I’m looking forward to seeing what the students will come up with! The following week … Continue reading

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Sudbury students shine

This photo shows students Jazmin Ayott and Krista Gladu performing their poetry for Tammy Jutila and I. The photo and the following article were published Apr. 16th in Sudbury’s Northern Life Newspaper: Grade 8, 10 and 12 students were encouraged to find … Continue reading

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