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Robin with Ronsdale Press Publisher Ronald Hatch and Anvil Press Publisher Brian Kaufman

I am an active part of the local, national and international literary community. I welcome opportunities to work with organizations in a variety of capacities.

Strengthening and Supporting the Canadian Literary Community: I’m actively involved in literary events across Canada, volunteering time to celebrate and create momentum for Canadian writers, booksellers, and publishers.

Member:
– Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association

 

In 2019: 

  • Let me help support you through:
    • Blogging
    • Book reviews
    • Event promotion
    • Volunteer marketing and PR
    • Promotion of Canadian literature and non-fiction writing with my students

Contact me HERE to connect about partnerships.

In 2018: 

Personal sabbatical

In 2017: 

In 2016:

  • Western Canada PR coordinator at Authors For Indies.
  • Moderator, historical fiction panel, Word Vancouver.
  • In The Classroom: In April 2016 I taught her first workshop on digital storytelling and media literacy for self-identified girls ages 12-15 through the Access to Media Education Society.
  • Literacy: I sat on the fundraising & planning committee for the provincial Literacy Is Life campaign with Decoda Literacy. This annual BC celebration surrounding International Literacy Day brings people together across the province.
  • Media: From November 2015 to August 2016 I discussed hot topics in the literary world during her weekly half-hour books segment on Roundhouse Radio’s Sense of Place with Minelle Mahtani.
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On the air at Roundhouse Radio

Listen to select clips of my Roundhouse Radio segments:

Friday, June 10, 2016 – Ways To Get Your Kids Reading This Summer

Friday, May 20, 2016 – Getting through that final push to finish your novel manuscript

Friday, April 29, 2006 – Authors For Indies Roundtable Series – Celebrity Readers & Their Favourite CanLit

Friday, April 22, 2016 – Authors For Indies Roundtable Series – Why Should We Love Indie Bookstores

Friday, April 15, 2016 – Authors For Indies Roundtable Series – Small Canadian Publishers Honour Canadian Voices

Friday, April 8, 2016 – Authors For Indies Roundtable Series – Diversity In CanLit

Friday, March 11, 2016 – The Judy Blume Effect, Influencing A Generation of Women

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 – The Resurgence of the Young Adult genre and why adults love it

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 – The Magic $20 Trick for Traveling The World (Travel Fiction)

Monday, Dec. 21, 2015 – A reading list packed with CanLit for your holiday stocking

Tues., Dec. 1, 2015 – Inspiring Reluctant Readers with Graphic Novels & Story Worlds

Wed. Nov. 18, 2015 – Empowering Girls Through Literature