Writers in Our Midst

I will be one of the features on (Writers in Our Midst #11). I will be reading poems from my previously published books and some from my upcoming book. Come join me; I hear the food and the venue is great.

The popular reading series of fiction, poetry & performance is holding its next event on Wednesday October 24, 2018 at 7:30pm.

Please let me know if you want to come to be at my table. Ticket for the event includes dinner. I belive it is less than $20.00 per person.
The set menu dinner precedes the reading at 6:30m

Gallery Bistro
2411 Clarke Road
Port Moody, BC
To reserve your spot, let me know or call (604) 937-0998
to let them know if you want the vegetarian option or meat.4F519919-3071-4844-A13A-40F04D60907D

Mark it on your calendar (Sunday Oct. 14, 2018 2-5pm


Ashok K. Bhargavathe president of WIN Writers International Network Canada is inviting you all to the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre in Vancouver on Sunday October 14, 2018 2:00-5:00pm


I will be one of the lined up feature poets that day including:

Sherry Duggal

Cynthia Sharp

Saif Patel (photographer)

There will be also Open Mic, so bring a poem; come join us and bring a friend or two. 

Photos by Janet Kvammen

Performing the Art of Middle Eastern Arabian Dance in Maple Ridge

Phot by Paul PG from Calgary, Alberta


On Saturday September 22nd, 2018, I am performing and teaching the Art of Middle Eastern Arabian Dance at The Haney Farmers Market in Maple Ridge. I will be under the gazebo of Memorial Peace Park – Spirit Square – 11925 Haney Place, Maple Ridge, BC (Downtown Maple Ridge).

Bring a hip scarf and come as you are or dressed in your dancing happy clothes; bring your camera too. The more colorful your clothes, the better. Come join me that day and let us celebrate the wonderful community of Maple Ridge and enjoy music and dance and while you are there, bring cash to buy fresh delightful food from our local farmers.


I am set to dance between 12:00-2:00pm so come come join us and bring people with you.



September 30th, 2018 I am reading at Word Vancouver


You are invited to come to Word Vancouver


It is Western Canada’s largest celebration of literacy and reading. Held during the week leading up to the last Sunday of September at various venues throughout the city, our festival promotes books and authors with free exhibits, performances, and hands-on activities for a wide range of ages and interests. This year’s festival will take place from Wednesday, September 26 to Sunday, September 30, 2018I am reading my poems with The Royal City Literary Art Society on Sunday at 3:40pm at the Vancouver Public Library in downtown.