A new piece of mine about the shortcomings of Google, just up on Huffington Post.
This is my latest piece on Huff Post, one particularly close to my heart, about the plight of growing numbers of refugees heading out to sea on crowded battered boats, seeking a haven from the destitution of their homelands.
There are no easy answers here. I ask that you read and share. Thanks.
I am thrilled that my poem Enough is the featured piece on the website Every Day Poems today.
I’m honored to be in such wonderful company; these are extraordinary writers.
I invite you to come and read my work – and theirs.
Read my new story on Huff Po today, a fun romp of a story about a hideously bad date. If it makes you laugh: like it on Huff Po, share it, tweet it, comment , any and all.
I would truly appreciate your efforts. Here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tricia-mccallum/complete-me-dot-com_b_6524768.html
Article (linked below) running today in the Barrie Examiner about my MacLaren Art Centre Reading there on November 28th.
I think the writer Susan Doolan did a wonderful job telling my story.
I am reading from my new book at Toronto’s Runnymede Library next Thursday, October 16th.
And I ‘ll be introducing the author Bob McDonald host of CBC’s weekly science show Quirks and Quarks, who will launch his latest book Canadian Spacewalkers: Hadfield, MacLean and Williams Remember the Ultimate High Adventure.
This man has an asteroid named after him! Whether it’s heading this way I’ll have to check with him…
Science and Art intersecting!
Author Michael Ondaatje says of her work,
“Sharon Olds’s poems are pure fire in the hands, risky, on the verge of falling, and in the end leaping up. I love the roughness and humor and brag and tenderness and completion in her work as she carries the reader through rooms of passion and loss.”
Even Ondaatje’s reviews are pure poetry…