As part of a virtual launch, I had a joint reading with author Edeana Malcolm at Point Ellice House. My reading from Trappings took place in the parlour where the first chapter is set — very evocative of the era. Video by Richard Tsing Hum. Edeana’s reading is linked in the description.
My poem, Madrona sheds her skin, won an Honourable Mention in the Burnaby Writers’ Society competition, with the theme of “Wood”. This year’s judge was Calvin Wharton, Chair of Creative Writing at Douglas College in New Westminster, BC. Winners and finalists are invited to read their entries at the society’s Awards Night on October 21st. …
Reader resources, including an author interview and discussion questions for book clubs: http://www.hgdistribution.com/pdf_resources/Winn_TW.pdf
Saturday, March 5th, 1:30 pm Overleaf Café-Bookshop 1105 Pandora Avenue Book Reading
Saturday, October 30th, 1:00 PM Oak Bay Branch, Victoria Public Library, Victoria, BC Reading and signing Poster PDF
Sunday, July 25th ’10, 12 pm, Point Ellice Historic House and Gardens, Victoria, BC 150 year anniversary of St. John the Divine Anglican Church Book reading and signing
Thursday, June 17th ’10, 1 – 2 pm CFUV Radio Interview, University of Victoria Podcast Link
January 14, 2010, Reading for the Peninsula Newcomers, at the Pier Hotel, Sidney, BC.
November 19 ’09: Fall Author Celebration Heritage Group Publishers presents readings by eight authors including Vanessa Winn The Chief Factor’s Daughter (7:30 – 8:30 PM) Maritime Museum of BC, 28 Bastion Square, Victoria BC
October 20 ’09: At the Mike Fort St. Cafe, Victoria BC