1) I’m delighted to invite you to Hugh’s Room where I’m reading from an anthology being launched that I’m incredibly proud to be a part of. Sponsored by both the Scott Griffin Foundation the Mariposa Folk Foundation, this collection includes over 50 poets from Canada and some from the US as well.

50+ Poems for Gordon Lightfoot (The Old Brewery Bay Press, 2014)
Monday, November 17, 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Hugh’s Room, 2261 Dundas Street West

A literary and musical celebration, hosted by Toronto’s Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke, music by Jory Nash, Katherine Wheatley & Jason Fowler, plus special guests, and selected readers from the anthology.
Readers include: Barry Dempster, Marty Gervais, Anne Michaels, Carolyn Smart, Paul Vermeersch, Halli Villegas, and Myna Wallin.
General Admission $20 or Launch Special w/book $28
Tickets available in advance by calling Hugh’s Room, 416 531-6604 or online at:

2) I’ll be reading on Sat. Nov. 15 @ 4pm at The Hub and signing books at the Tightrope Books booth, #307.
INSPIRE! Toronto International Book Fair, Canada’s inaugural book expo for all things print and digital.
Nov. 13-16. Check out the website for all the amazing writers and presses taking part over four days.

3) On Sat. Nov. 29, I’ll be reading at a Benefit for Access to Justice, a fundraiser to support keeping Neighbourhood Legal Clinics open. Poets and musicians will read and perform for this worthy cause, to keep fourteen of Toronto’s legal clinics from closing!

Hirut Restaurant, 2050 Danforth Ave. (authentic Ethiopian food)
Hosted by Tim Maxwell, including poets Valentino Assenza, Niki Koulouris, Laura Fernandez, Robert Priest, Myna Wallin, and many more. Readings begin@ 7pm and continue until midnight.



Reading at Barrie’s Carnegie Days
Saturday, September 28th, 2013 3-5 pm
Location TBA.

Book Signing at Word on the Street
(Tightrope Books table)
Queen’s Park Circle, Toronto
Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 at 2 pm

Tribute Reading at Susie Berg’s Book Launch
Other poets reading include David Clink, Catherine Graham, Michael Fraser, Rod Leatherbie, Karen Shenfeld and more…
Black Swan Tavern, 154 Danforth Ave, Toronto
Thursday, September 19, 2013

Art Bar Poetry Reading Series
Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 8pm
Myna Wallin, Kate Cayley and Mo Ali aka Child of Life
at Q Space, 382 College St W.
Free Admission and an Open Mic