Toronto Launch of Someone Like You

Thank you to The Lowdown at 276 Augusta Avenue, Toronto for having us!

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UofT's Creative Writing Program at the School of Continuing Studies has blessed me with the best mentor & a vibrant and supportive creative community.

UofT's Creative Writing Program at the School of Continuing Studies has blessed me with the best mentor & a vibrant and supportive creative community.

Pictured here (top) with Alexandra Leggat, talented Trillium-nominated writer of short story collection, Animal. She is an author of six books: short stories, poetry & a novel. Now with her keen eye and passion for literature she has started Two Wolves Press, an independent publishing house.

With Catherine Graham, (below) poet and winner of IFOA's Poetry NOW Competition and author of five collections that have been nominated for prestigious literary awards such as the CAA Award, Raymond Souster Award & the Relit Award.

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Thank you to all who came out, what another special night & venue!

Two Wolves Press Launches my debut novel, Someone Like You

Thank you to Circa Gallery at 112 George Street, Hamilton for having us!

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As I sit here Saturday afternoon, having spent this wonderfully rainy morning in my pj's holding and re-reading my novel in my hands, I can now respond fittingly to my friends & family who came out last night to support the launch of said book. As people approached me last night, asking how I was feeling, I could not find the words. 
Today, I can finally express how I was feeling.

It was magical.

From the surprising former students who showed up, to my son looking up to me saying, "I want to write stories too!" To seeing tears in my parents' eyes. These are just some of the moments I'll remember.

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All I can think of now is, how in the world are we ever going to re-create this on Thursday?

Purely magical.
Heartfelt and heart full.

Thank you for your support.