Tag Archives: Canadian authors
It’s been exactly one year since my last blog post. My social media hiatus was not planned. Nor is it over. I’m still processing the world of widowhood. Perhaps one day I’ll emerge with stories to share, but for now … Continue reading →
Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture invites you to a literary evening of desire and disability featuring Kim Clark and Robyn Levy — aka Sexy Sick Chic Lit. Venue: Slocan Hall Address: 2750 E. 29th Date: Thursday, June 12 Time: 7:30 … Continue reading →
I’m working on a new book — another creative non-fiction. I’ll still be blogging, but less frequently.
This is what I saw when I woke up today: Breast Cancer For Dummies was ranked #4 Parkinson’s Disease For Dummies was ranked #4 and Most Of Me was ranked #3.
Still near / still here / where words form worlds / to read
What surprises will she bring? A cure for Parkinsons and Parkindaughters and Parkinmothers and Parkinfathers? A cure for cancers of the breasts, the lungs, the tongue, the brain, the test(icles), the liver, the bladder, the pancreas, all the orifices including … Continue reading →
A Great Miracle Happened There… but every year a great debate happened here — at the Shamash household — over who would light the candles.
I began working on this image back in February, 2011. The Road Girl character emerged one day while I was drawing on my digital tablet. I love the way her arms and legs are intertwined ramps that embrace herself and … Continue reading →
Meet Award-Winning Photographer Phil Carpenter at the Vancouver Book Launch of “Breast Stories” on Monday, October 29
You’re invited to the Vancouver Launch of Breast Stories: Cancer Survivors Speak Out Monday, October 29 at 6:30 PM 899 W 12th Avenue Vancouver General Hospital (Round Room) Come meet Phil Carpenter and have your book personally signed. Light refreshments … Continue reading →
Meet Award-Winning Photographer Phil Carpenter at the Montreal Book Launch of “Breast Stories” on Friday, October 19
Exactly one year ago today, I welcomed artist/photographer Phil Carpenter into my home. We spent the morning talking about a special project he was working on. It involved traveling across Canada and taking semi-nude portraits of women who had survived … Continue reading →