Cathleen With's Blog

April 9, 2012

Come on down to the Waldorf on Thursday evening and hear some amazing writers who are published in anew anthology V6A: Writing from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside by editors Elee Kraljii Gardiner and John Mikhail Asfour. Partial proceeds of this book go to the Thursdays Collective–a writing group that meets at Carnegie Centre in the Downtown […]
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Published on April 09, 2012 14:25 • 36 views

February 9, 2012

Thank you, Lindsay Glauser, for the lovely interview! What an honour to be part of the awesomeness of Vancouver:) Love books like me and want an excellent bookswap party? Head over to Project Space at 222 E. Georgia, February 25, 2012, for a good time book-luvin’. Add Project Space on facebook to keep up with […]
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Published on February 09, 2012 04:13 • 12 views
I am so proud to be part of this anthology, coming out with my friends at Arsenal Pulp Press, and edited by Elee Krajili Gardiner and John Asfour.
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Published on February 09, 2012 03:58 • 10 views

November 10, 2011

This is the year. This is the year you are going to commit. Dust it off. Stop the voices in your head. Or get those voices going again:) This is the year that you are going to get specialized eyes on that manuscript. Or that stack of stories. Those sheaves of poems. Or that novel […]
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Published on November 10, 2011 02:02 • 15 views

September 17, 2011

4-5pm at Word Talks, Alma Van Dusen room: I’m honoured and excited to be a part of a panel called, “You Gotta Know Where you Come From, to Know Where You’re Going” with Charlie Demers, Timothy Taylor, and Meredith Quartermain. This event is hosted by CBC radio’s Grant Lawrence. Come hear us talk about our […]
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Published on September 17, 2011 22:05 • 9 views

June 2, 2011

For me it was A Wrinkle in Time. The 3 women, Meg as smart tomboy protag, the descriptions and settings in other worlds, the science. Or Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson. Ruthie’s awkwardness and loneliness and Aunt Sylvie’s ownership of herself. There was this book called, Slake’s Limbo–I just recently reread it, and it also changed […]
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Published on June 02, 2011 17:21 • 8 views

May 8, 2011

Loved the day at Historic Joy Kogawa House, thank you to Ann-Marie Metten and the lovely volunteers who make this magic happen for us. Here is my story for my mom, who was in attendance: “Not Auntie Carol” When I was five years old I thought Auntie Carol was the best pseudo mom. Auntie Carol […]
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Published on May 08, 2011 03:27 • 11 views

April 26, 2011

Join us tonight for FIVE: OCW Magazine’s 5th Birthday Party. I am thrilled to be part of this Pecha Kucha type event to celebrate one cool word magazine’s fifth birthday. Come on down to the Cabaret room at The Waldorf.
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Published on April 26, 2011 14:31 • 8 views

April 24, 2011

I am pleased to be part of the Downtown Eastside Writers’ Jamboree at the Carnegie Centre in Vancouver on Friday, April 29, 2011. Presented by the SFU Writer’s Studio,the Vancouver Public Library Foundation, and the Carnegie Community Centre, the DTES Writers’ Jamboree is a free event from 10 am to 6 pm. The Jamboree will […]
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Published on April 24, 2011 19:36 • 10 views

April 11, 2011

Whether you call her mom, mum, mother, grandma, mother-in-law or her first name, join us with your mother-figure for tea and readings at our Mother’s Day Tea Party at Historic Joy Kogawa House on Saturday, May 7th, 2:30–4pm Mother’s Day is a great time to celebrate your Mum. It’s also a great time to look […]
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Published on April 11, 2011 10:58 • 10 views