Tuesday, September 20, 2016

A new chapbook...and a launch on Tuesday Sept. 27!

Our small press, espresso books, is launching a new title and it's my own 'What I Learned in Florida,' a series of brief essays about childhood. Drawings by Sophie Fagan. We're having a launch at Field Trip Cafe, 3 Westmoreland Ave. (Ossington subway stop). Tuesday Sept. 27 8 p.m. Why not join us? Here are some photos from the binding process as well as the just-finished book.
You can find out more (and order the book online, too) at espresso-chapbooks.com

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

A writing workshop...for kids!

I'll be giving a writing workshop for kids at the Lillian Smith Library in Toronto and it's free. Here are the details: Writing, Your Own Way 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. on recurring dates listed below 90 mins Lillian H. Smith Would you like to try writing a story, a poem, or even something from real life? Join award-winning author Cary Fagan in a fun workshop that takes your writing seriously. With Cary's guidance you can write a story in the form of a letter, a haiku, or just go your own way. For children ages 8 to 12. Space is limited. Registration begins September 1st in the branch or by calling 416-393-7746. Sophie's Studio was created to support early literacy, creativity and writing skills in young children thanks to a bequest from long-time library lover and user Sophia Lucyk. http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT18071&R=EVT18071