April 1, 2021
The Essential Elizabeth Brewster, Volume 22 of The Essential Poets series forthcoming from The Porcupine’s Quill. Launch events and readings to be announced.

November 25, 2020
The Fiddlehead 75th Anniversary Launch Series online reading and Q&A
Jonina Kirton, Jean Van Loon, and other contributors to the anniversary issue
6 pm EST.

October 14, 2020
A House in Memory by David Helwig launch reading
with Maggie Helwig, Judy Gaudet, Hugh MacDonald, and others
7:30 – 9:00 pm AST.

July 17, 2020
New poems and a short memoir appear in a feature edited by Brian Bartlett for The Fiddlehead‘s additional (fifth) issue of 2020, celebrating the journal’s 75th anniversary. Read poems on The Fiddlehead website via link above.

April 2020
National Poetry Month contribution to The Many Gendered Other Reading List, created by the Feminist Caucus of the League of Canadian Poets.

December 1, 2019
Resisting Canada anthology launch & readings
with editor Nyla Matuk and others
4th Space, J.W. McConnell Building
Concordia University
1400 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W., Montreal
12:30 – 2 pm EST.

November 28, 2019
Resisting Canada anthology launch & readings
with editor Nyla Matuk and others
Artscape Youngplace Mezzanine Level
180 Shaw Street,Toronto, 7 pm EST.

September, 2019
Poems appear in Resisting Canada, an anthologyLogo
edited by Nyla Matuk, published by Véhicule Press.

August 9, 2019
Fitzhenry & Whiteside Showcase launch & readings
with Anne Compton, Sarah Feldman, and Evan Jones
244 Augusta Avenue, 2nd Floor, Toronto.

July, 2019Glasgow Women's Library
This Being and The Essential Anne Wilkinson now housed in the Glasgow Women’s Library and available through its Lending Library.

Summer, 2019
Review in The Malahat Review of poems first published in Issue #164.

April 7 – 20, 2019
Elizabeth Bishop House residency in Great Village, Nova Scotia (with thanks to the St. James Church of Great Village Preservation Society).

February 28 & March 12, 2019
Ten Mile Point” and “Doorway” (from This Being) both featured on the League of Canadian Poets “Poetry Pause”.

November 18, 2018
Guernica Editions fall Toronto launch of David Helwig: Essays on His Works and other titles
Supermarket, Kensington Market,
268 Augusta Avenue, Toronto.

November 5, 2018
Singular Voice, Unassuming Craftsman“, a tribute to David Helwig (1938-2018) appears on Guernica Editions’ website. (Click the ‘Tribute’ link near bottom of page)

November 4, 2018
Lit Live Reading Series
with Ray Robertson, Moez Surani, Mary Lou Dickinson, Cameron Anstee, and Liz Harmer
The Staircase Theatre
27 Dundurn Street North, Hamilton.

November 2, 2018
Toronto launch of Room to Room: Poetry & Architecture in Conversation (published by ARKITEXWERKS)
with Ted Landrum, Komi Olaf, and Elsa Lam (editor of Canadian Architect magazine)
244 Augusta Avenue, Toronto. 25, 2018
“An Evening with David Helwig”*
with Deirdre Kessler, Hugh MacDonald, Simon Lloyd, et al.
The Carriage House, Beaconsfield Historic House
2 Kent Street, Charlottetown, PEI
(*a celebration and the PEI launch of David Helwig: Essays on His Works
hosted by Bookmark.)

Image result for cbc radio charlottetownSeptember 25, 2018
CBC Radio, “Mainstreet PEI” program with host Angela Walker
An interview with Ingrid and PEI Poet Laureate Deirdre Kessler
to discuss the Helwig celebration and launch of David Helwig: Essays on His Works
CBC Studios, Charlottetown, PEI.

September 6, 2018
David Helwig: Essays on His Works released from Guernica Editions. Volume #49 in the Essential Writers Series includes contributions from Douglas Glover, Simon Lloyd, Shane Neilson, Mark Sampson, Lorraine York, rob mclennan, George Fetherling, D.G. Jones, Tom Marshall, and Ingrid (the editor).

July 6, 2018
Online buzz about and a sneak peek of David Helwig: Essays on His Works by contributing author Douglas Glover appears on Numéro Cinq.

Frog Hollow PressMay, 2018
New essay, “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 (Frog Hollow Press, literary criticism monograph #6), along with those of M. Travis Lane, Jeffery Donaldson, and editor Shane Neilson.

May 18, 2018
This Being appears in the #7 spot on CBC’s “Ultimate Canadian Poetry List” of 68 books recommended by readers.

April 28, 2018
Canadian Independent Booksellers Day
with Rob Winger, Jessica Westhead, David Wolfman, and Alissa York
Blue Heron Books
62 Brock Street West, Uxbridge.

April 5, 2018
“Five Short Poems by Anne Wilkinson” and mention of The Essential Anne Wilkinson appear on The Neglected Books Page (US).

March, 2018
A review of This Being appears in the Winter 2018 print issue of ARC Poetry magazine.

February 10 – March 9, 2018
Hawthornden writing fellowship and residency, Midlothian, Scotland.


Visit MEDIA for articles, interviews, audio & video links.

Visit ARCHIVES for earlier news & events.