Friday, November 04, 2016

A review of Line Dance, an anthology

...of poems in which my work is included, can be read here. Many thanks to reviewer Shelley A. Leedahl. Hats off to editor Gerald Hill for coming up with this intriguing project and seeing it through, and to Burton House Books publisher Byrna Barclay for all her work in bringing it forth.




Sunday, October 02, 2016

Thank you to the Saskatchewan Poet Laureate

Thank you to Saskatchewan Poet Laureate Gerald Hill for the great reading in Creighton Community School on the occasion of Culture Days! 


Thank you to him as well for the wonderful, well-attended workshop in Flin Flon. Thank you to the audience and the workshop participants. Thank you to the Town of Creighton and Creighton Community School for partnering with Ore Samples to bring the Saskatchewan Poet Laureate to our community for Culture Days. Thank you to Channa Senyk of Creighton Recreation for organizing the event and for being so great to work with. Thank you to all the sponsors for making this special occasion possible.



Saturday, September 17, 2016

Saskatchewan Poet Laureate is heading north!

Check out "Driving That Line: Ore interviews visiting author Gerald Hill." 

Here's the event notice copied from the Ore Samples blog:

The Town of Creighton, Creighton Community School, and Ore are working in cooperation to bring Saskatchewan Poet Laureate Gerald Hill to our community for Culture Days. Please join us.



Thank you to all the sponsors for making this special occasion possible.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The September Ore is in the books!

Copied from the Ore Samples blog:

The September 15 Ore at the Flin Flon Public Library​ was fantastic! Thank you to visiting author Wendy McGrath for a terrific, well-attended workshop. Thank you to Wendy McGrath, Sarah Trevor, Ann Ross and Doug McGregor for their wonderful readings and performances at the event that followed. Thank you to the great audience. Thank you to the community, the sponsors, and the local media for their engagement with the arts and for making great things like this happen. 


Ore Samples Writers Series gratefully acknowledges support from Artists In Communities. Artists in Communities is a joint initiative of the Saskatchewan Arts Board and SaskCulture Inc., and is supported by funding provided by the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation. We acknowledge as well the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the League of Canadian Poets. Thank you to our community partners Flin Flon Public Library and Flin Flon Arts Council, and sponsors Hudbay and the Victoria Inn.