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On a podcast with THAT NIKKI YOU KNOW!

Hashing over love versus capitalism, individualism versus communalism, talking circles, and the importance of solidarity– with the brilliant Nikki! https://godberd.com/m/events/view/S2-E11-Wanda-Waterman-Talking-about-it-makes-it-real?fbclid=IwAR3sgP3c4yBONEdW_BPPow0wUgQAUsLBy-xHgUcOAFM8XdX2rLV9UKRX8So Continue reading On a podcast with THAT NIKKI YOU KNOW!

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Guernica Editions’ Virtual Book Launch, September 1st

Guernica Editions has just begun releasing its September books, and they’re splendid. Editor Dane Swan interviewed on Open Book Celebrating Canadians: In Conversation with Dane Swan, Sennah Yee, and NASRA for Arc Poetry Magazine’s newsletter     Continue reading Guernica Editions’ Virtual Book Launch, September 1st

Nick Cave on Loss

The paradoxical effect of losing a loved one is that their sudden absence can become a feverish comment on that which remains. That which remains rises in time from the dark with a burning physicality — a luminous super-presence — as we acquaint ourselves with this new and different world. In loss things — both animate and inanimate — take on an added intensity and meaning.  ~ Nick Cave Continue reading Nick Cave on Loss

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Kirkus Reviews: Review of Dervish at the Crossroads

A Montreal-based poet digs into our fascination with music and its relation to our search for meaning. Outside of her poetic output, Waterman has collected a diverse collection of essays about creativity on her blog, The Mindful Bard. Many of these … Continue reading Kirkus Reviews: Review of Dervish at the Crossroads

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Written, Illustrated, and Typeset– Get Ready to Read!

I couldn’t be happier with the cover design for my book, Dervish at the Crossroads. The brilliant Rafael Chimicatti beautifully captured the book’s central metaphor! Guernica Editons plans to release the book in October. Due to the pandemic, there may … Continue reading Written, Illustrated, and Typeset– Get Ready to Read!

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Collision Point: William Susman and Piccola Accademia degli Specchi

The Mindful Bard loves music inspired by literature almost as much as literature inspired by music, which is why William Susman is one of our favourite composers, so adept is he at paying homage to language with his mesmerizing sounds. … Continue reading Collision Point: William Susman and Piccola Accademia degli Specchi