What a pleasure to be Blueridge Chamber Music Festival’s first poet in residence! I was given the opportunity to write several poems based on Hugo Wolf’s Italienishes Liederbuch, a collection of 46 short songs about love.
So many congrats to all the finalists for the first Indigenous Voices Awards! I’m so honoured to be on this list I don’t even know what to say besides maarsii, kinanâskomitin, Þakka þér fyrir, & thank you to everyone who supported these awards!
This is happening!
Very happy to share that Bad Endings is up for the BC Book Prize Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award! I love the shortlists this year, so great to see superstars Daniel Zomparelli, Zoey Leigh Peterson, Carys Cragg, Jonina Kirton, Mercedes Eng, Nicola Campbell and Eden Robinson on the list, and so many more!
This happened! Thanks to Quill & Quire, and photographer Alana Paterson. And many thanks to Dina Del Bucchia and Brian Kaufman for hanging out in the rain with me for 3 hours and making sure my hair didn’t get too frizzy.
What an amazing week in Toronto at the Writers’ Trust awards! Congrats to all the winners, and many thanks to everyone at the Writers’ Trust for being such great hosts. Rogers made short videos of each of the fiction award nominees, here’s mine!