Upcoming Readings

April 22-26, 2015: Yukon Writers’ Festival

Dates and Times here


Saturday Oct. 25 and Saturday Nov 1, 2014

IFOA, reading with Adam Sol, Gary Geddes, Catherine Graham, Thomas King and Emma Donoghue, among others


Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Competing at the 6th annual Battle of the Bards



York Quay Centre – Brigantine Room

235 Queens Quay West
Toronto M5J 2G8

Cost: $10/FREE supporters, students & youth 25 and under



Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Reading poem for launch of the anthology, MESS: The Hospital Anthology with other contributors.

7 pm

Tranzac, Bloor and Brunswick, Toronto.


Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Featured Poet at London Open Mic, Mykonos Restaurant at 572 Adelaide St. North, London, Ontario.

starts 6:30 pm



Thursday, February 6, 2014

Poetry Night at the Art Centre (St. Thomas, Ontario), 301 Talbot Street

with Ken Babstock, Karen Solie and Julie Berry

7-9 pm


Thursday November 14-17 (2013)

The Letters Festival (Atlanta, Georgia).

Readings, workshops, panel discussions with many fine writers over the course of several days, including Blake Butler and Roxane Gay.

Mother (Thurs night) and The famous Goat Farm, where Hunger Games and The Walking Dead were shot.


Sunday, September 29th, 6 pm

Plasticine Poetry at Pauper’s Pub, 539 Bloor St. (Toronto)

Reading with Mari-Lou Rowley, Robin Richardson and Farzana Doctor.

More info here


Sunday, September 22, 3 pm

Word on the Street Festival (11 am-6 pm) at Queens Park Circle (Toronto)

Reading with too many amazing writers to list. But check it out here.




Thursday, March 14, 8 pm:

Interplay: Poets Inspire Musicians:

Myself, Roger Greenwald, Sheniz Janmohamed, (poetry)
Kousha Nakhaei (violin improv)
Casey Sokol (piano improv)
($10, $5 for students)

at Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Avenue (Toronto)


Thursday, March 28th, 8 pm:

Rochdale Rhymes Reading Series:

I will be reading with James Dewar and Carla Hartsfield

Regal Beagle, 335 Bloor Street West (Toronto)



April 11, 6 pm.

Official Launch of Letter from Brooklyn

with special guests Dawna Rae Hicks, Rocco de Giacomo, Sarah Pinder and Robert Priest

No One Writes to the Colonel, 460 College Street (Toronto).