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National Poetry Month Events

Hey there. I’m not sure how many of you regular readers of WHERE THE BUTTERFLIES GO actually live in the Montreal area, but I’m doing a few special events for National Poetry Month and wanted you to know about them in case you can attend.  Click on the photos to reach the event pages! If…

FREE SIGNED PAPERBACK BOOKS!

Yup, you read that right. I love giving my books away, especially when I can sign them and ship them right to your door.  If you live in Canada, the US, the UK or Australia, this is your chance to sign up for a free copy of Three Spaces AND, included in the package, a…

Poetry Is More Alive Than Ever

Poetry is more alive than ever. It’s in our songs and on our subways, on our iphones, iPads, Kindles and Kobos, it’s #hashtagged as #twaiku and #howevermanywords we want. It’s on podcasts and Youtube; it’s live streamed and it’s archived. It’s still studied and awarded and Canada Council funded. It’s in our libraries, in old…

Celebrate Poet of 2010 Award

I’d like to thank Jingle and everyone in her wonderful poetry community for voting for me and the other talented recipients of the Celebrate Poet of 2010 Award. You can take a peek here to see this blog award and some other fun awards I’ve won lately. Sometimes, I even add a pair of sparkly…

Don’t Leap!

This is about the only time I’d ever say that–as the author of a book titled, ‘Leap,’ I’d say I’m a pretty big fan of jumping in and going for it. But “Don’t Leap!” is definitely the appropriate title for the latest entry in my “By Leaps and Bounds” Photo Contest. This photo was taken…