Artists Retreat – April 7-20, Ingrid was on retreat at the Elizabeth Bishop House in Great Village, Nova Scotia. The childhood home of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet from 1915-1917, the house is operated by the St. James Church of Great Village Preservation Society and offers residencies to writers and artists throughout the year.
Poetry Pause – On February 28 and March 12, Ingrid’s poems “Ten Mile Point” and “Doorway” were featured on the League of Canadian Poets “Poetry Pause” initiative. Subscribe to receive “Poetry||Pause”, the League’s free daily poetry dispatch program.
Launch/Reading – Toronto. Guernica Editions fall launch of David Helwig: Essays on His Works, and other new titles. (Nov 18, 2018)
Tribute – Read “Singular Voice, Unassuming Craftsman”, Ingrid’s tribute to David Helwig, about his last public reading in Charlottetown PEI on September 25, 2018. Visit Guernica Editions, then click the tribute link near the bottom of the page. (Nov 5, 2018)
Reading – Lit Live Reading Series at The Staircase Theatre, Hamilton, with Ray Robertson, Moez Surani, and others. (Nov 4, 2018)
Book Launch & Reading – In Toronto at Knife|Fork|Book poetry bookstore, launch of limited-edition chapbook “Room to Room: Poetry & Architecture in Conversation” (ARKITEXWERKS). With readings by Ingrid and fellow poet-architects Ted Landrum and Komi Olaf, followed by a discussion led by Elsa Lam, editor of Canadian Architect magazine. (Nov 2, 2018)
Book Launch & Reading – Charlottetown, PEI. Ingrid read alongside PEI’s Poet Laureate and twenty Island writers at “An Evening with David Helwig” celebration, hosted by Bookmark, It was also the PEI launch of the new volume of essays on Helwig’s work. (Sep 25, 2018)
CBC Radio Interview – In Charlottetown, PEI, Ingrid joined host Angela Walker and PEI’s Poet laureate Deirdre Kessler in the CBC studio to discuss David Helwig: Essays on His Works and the celebration held later that evening. (Sep 25, 2018)
New Book – On September 1, David Helwig: Essays on His Works was officially released from Guernica Editions. Volume 49 in the Essential Writers Series contains contributions from Douglas Glover, Simon Lloyd, Shane Neilson, Mark Sampson, Lorraine York, rob mclennan, George Fetherling, D.G. Jones, Tom Marshall, as well as from Ingrid (who is also the volume’s editor). Purchase it from the publisher or from your favourite bookstore. (Sep 6, 2018)
Buzz – about the upcoming release of David Helwig: Essays on His Works and a sneak peek by contributing author/essayist Douglas Glover was posted on the inimitable Numéro Cinq blog. Thanks, D! :) (Jul 6, 2018)
Essay, New Book – Ingrid’s “Inside the House of Mirrors: Reflections on Wayne Clifford’s The Exile’s Papers, Part One: The Duplicity of Autobiography” appears in Am, Be: The Poetry of Wayne Clifford, literary criticism monograph #6, edited by Shane Neilson, and with contributions from M. Travis Lane and Jeffery Donaldson as well. Published by Frog Hollow Press. (May, 2018)
Bookstore Appearance – Canadian Independent Booksellers Day, at Blue Heron Books in Uxbridge, Ontario, with Rob Winger and other authors. (April 28, 2018)
Featured online – “Five Short Poems by Anne Wilkinson“, as well as mention of The Essential Anne Wilkinson (edited by Ingrid), on The Neglected Books Page (US). (Apr 5, 2018)
Writing Fellowship – Ingrid was awarded a 2018 Hawthornden Fellow and spent February-March in Scotland, where she joined four other writers for the four-week residency. The renowned international retreat for writers at Hawthornden Castle was “founded to provide a peaceful setting where creative writers can work without disturbance.” (Feb-Mar, 2018)
Bookwork Prints Available – A few limited-edition poem broadsides are still available from Arkitexwerks. Send a “Purchase Inquiry” via the Connect page.
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