UPCOMING

  • May 10-June 28, 2017 — Creating Comics and Graphic Novels, UofT SCS. Register here
  • May 15, 2017 — Wilkinson Public School, Toronto, ON. Presentations to juniors
  • May 15, 2017 —Gledhill Junior Public School, Toronto, ON. Presentations to juniors
  • May 16, 2017 — Festival of Trees, Blue Spruce Award Ceremony, 1-2pm. Buy tickets here
  • May 18, 2017 — Bishop Strachan School, Toronto, ON. Presentations to grades 1-2
  • June 8, 2017 — Markham Gateway Public School, Toronto, ON. Presentations to grades K-2
  • July 10-July 14, 2017 — Summer Writing School: Creating Comics and Graphic Novels, UofT SCS. Register here

PAST EVENTS (selected)

  • April 27, 2017 — Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School, Toronto, ON. Workshops with grades 7-8
  • April 5-6, 2017 —  Forest of Reading Celebration at Hamilton Public Library, Hamilton, ON. Two days of presentations, grades K-3
  • March 24, 2017 — Shared Heritage Festival, United Nations Association in Canada, at North York Centre, 12-3pm
  • March 7, 2017 — Crescent School ComicCon, Toronto, ON. Workshop and panel discussion to elementary and high school students
  • Jan 30, 2017 — North Prep Junior Public School, Toronto, ON. Presentation and workshop to grades 1-3, 4-6
  • Jan 26, 2017 — Thorndale Public School, Brampton, ON. Presentations to grades 1-3
  • Jan 25, 2017 — St. Cyril Catholic School, Toronto, ON. Presentations for grades K-3, 4-6
  • Jan 25, 2017 — St. Gabriel Catholic School, Toronto, ON. Presentations for grades K-3, 4-6
  • Dec 13, 2016 — Toronto Catholic District School Board, Toronto, ON. Library Technician PD Day, Presentation on the educational value of graphic novels
  • Nov 25, 2016 — Albert College, Belleville ON. Full day of presentations and workshops for grades K-12
  • Nov 2, 2016 — Lambton-Kingsway Junior Middle School, Etobicoke, ON. Full day of presentations, grades K-2
  • Oct 5 - 27, 2016 — Mythozoology: Group exhibition at Steam Whistle Brewey
  • Oct 26, 2016 — First Nations Junior and Senior School of Toronto, ON. Presentation to grades 3-4
  • Oct 26, 2016 — Etobicoke School of the Arts, Etobicoke, ON. Keynote and workshop to high school students
  • Sept 29 - Oct 20, 2016 — Weekly Comics Workshops at Albert Campbell Library, Toronto, ON.
  • Sept 25  — 2:30 pm, The Word on the Street: Signing at Owlkids (tent KS60)
  • Sept 25 — 1:20 - 2:20 pm, The Word on the Street: CBC Presents the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award 2016 Shortlist, TD Children's Literature Tent
  • May 13, 2016 — Toronto Comic Arts Festival Librarian and Educator Day, Toronto Reference Library. Panel: Non-Fiction, Graphic Histories
  • May 12 - Sept 14, 2016 — Hyena in Petticoats on exhibit in Alter Ego: Comics and Canadian Identity, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • May 3 - July 5, 2016 — Creating Comics and Graphic Novels, UofT SCS
  • April 25, 2016 — Hillcrest Community School, Toronto, ON, Workshops with Grade 2's and 3's
  • April 2 - 23, 2016 — Sophie's Studio, Weekly Comics Workshops at North York Central Library, Toronto, ON
  • Jan 28, 2016 — OLA Super Conference, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Signing The Wolf-Birds
  • 2015 — Baby #2 born!
  • May 9 - 10, 2015 — TCAF - Toronto Comic Arts Festival, Toronto Reference Library
  • May 5, 2015 — Kew Beach Junior Public School, Toronto, ON, Presentations to Grade 5's and 6's
  • 2014 — Baby #1 born!
  • Nov 11 - Dec 16, 2013 — Weekly Comics Workshops at Gilda's Club Greater Toronto
  • Oct 11, 2013 — Speaking at "PUBLICATIONS 1" Course, Ontario College of Art and Design
  • Oct 8 - Dec 10, 2013 — Creating Comics and Graphic Novels, UofT SCS
  • Sept 22, 2013 — The Word on the Street, Queen's Park Circle, Toronto, ON
  • July 15 - 19, 2013 — Creating Comics and Graphic Novels, University of Toronto SCS
  • May 11 - 12, 2013 — TCAF - Toronto Comic Arts Festival, Toronto Reference Library
  • March 28, 2013 — The Linden School, presentation to grades 5 and 6, Toronto, ON
  • March 23, 2013 — CAKE - Comic Arts for Kids Expo, Lillian H. Smith Library, Toronto, ON.
  • Feb 17, 2013 — Autodesk / Sketchbook Pro: Panel on storytelling, Toronto, ON.
  • Jan 30 - March, 2013 — St. Clement's School, Workshops with Grade 11's, 12's and Junior Students, Toronto, ON
  • Nov 29, 2012 — Speaking engagement at "Utopian Visions, Activist Realities" Course, U of T
  • Nov 10, 2012 — Packaging Your Imagination Conference, CANSCAIP Toronto, ON
  • Oct 2 - Dec 4, 2012 — Creating Comics and Graphic Novels, UofT SCS
  • Aug 26, 2012 — Creating Comics for Younger Readers, Panel Discussion at FanExpo, 12:00, Room 717
  • Aug 23 - 26, 2012 — FanExpo Comicon, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
  • August 14, 2012 — Workshop at the Scarborough Museum, 5-7pm
  • July 21, 2012 — Signing at Kids Comics Fest, The Comic Book Lounge
  • July 16 - 20, 2012 — Creating Comics and Graphic Novels - with Mariko Tamaki, UofT SCS
  • May 19, 2012 — Durham County Library Comics Fest, North Carolina (USA)
  • May 6 - 12, 2012 — TD Canadian Children's Book Week, Prince Edward Island
  • May 5, 2012 — TCAF - Toronto Comic Arts Festival, Toronto Reference Library
  • April 2012 — The Big Green Book of the Big Blue Sea (written by Helaine Becker, Kids Can Press)
  • Mar 10 - 11, 2012 — Hobbystar Toronto Comicon, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
  • Feb 29, 2012 — St. Clement's School, Presentations to Grade 11's, 12's and Junior School Students, Toronto, ON
  • Feb 9, 2012 — Reading For The Love Of It Conference, Sheraton Centre Hotel, Signing at 11:00am
  • Feb 2, 2012 — OLA Conference, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Signing at 11:30am
  • Jan 18, 2012 — York University, Presentation to the Seneca Illustration students, Toronto, ON
  • Dec 13 + 20, 2011 — Parkdale Street Writers workshops, Toronto, ON
  • Aug 25 - 28, 2011 — FanExpo Comicon, Toronto, ON
  • July 26, 2011 — Creative Writing Camp at Mary McCormick CC, Toronto, ON
  • July 21, 2011 — Barbara Fum Library, Toronto, ON
  • May 28, 2011 — Imagine a Story Conference, CANSCAIP Montreal, QC
  • May 11, 2011 — Festival of Trees Ceremony, Red Maple Award, Toronto, ON
  • May 7 - 8, 2011 — Toronto Comic Arts Festival, Toronto, ON
  • April 27, 2011 — The Linden School, Presentation to grade 6's, Toronto, ON
  • April 9 - 10, 2011 — MoCCA Comic Arts Festival, New York, NY (USA)
  • March 24, 2011 — York University, Presentation to the Seneca Salon Writers' Group, Toronto, ON
  • March 9, 2011 — St. Clement's School, Presentation to Grade 11's, Toronto, ON
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