Tumblehome Events and Readings

Here are the events that have been firmed up so far. Check back often! More events will be added in the weeks and months to come. And if you’d like to book a reading or book signing or book club visit in your community—in a bookstore, library, community centre or other venue—please contact me. Have books again! Will travel…



Saturday, January 28, 2023, 2:00-3:00 pm

Author reading and discussion

Pembroke Public Library

237 Victoria Street, Pembroke, Ontario


Friday, February 3, 2023, 1:00-1:30 pm

Book signing in the Inanna Booth (Table One)

Ontario Library Association (OLA) Super Conference

Metro Toronto Convention Centre

255 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario


Stay tuned for details of the “Reprise” of the Maritime Tour, to be rescheduled for May 2023.



Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 1:00-3:30 pm

“Writing our Stories” Workshop

With Lorrie Potvin (author of the memoir Horses in the Sand)

Carleton Place Public Library

101 Beckwith Street, Carleton Place, Ontario

In partnership with Lanark County Interval House


Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 7:00-9:30 pm

Come Canoeing at Cranewood!

Cranewood on Main 

113 Main Street, Sackville, New Brunswick

In partnership with Tidewater Books

Yummy refreshments by Cranewood


Saturday, September 10, 2022, 3:15-5:00 pm — in person

Reading at the Cornwall Public Library

45 Second Street East, Cornwall, Ontario


Monday, July 25, 2022, 6:30-9:00 pm — in person

Bonnechere Authors Festival

The Eagle’s Nest, Eganville Arena

Eganville, Ontario


Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 5:00-6:45 pm — via Zoom

Inanna Publications Spring Launch 2


Click here for a replay of this wonderful evening with sister Inanna authors Marie-Celie Agnant and translator Katia Grubisic (A Knife in the Sky), Illona Maronfi (The Tempest), Erika Rummel (The Loneliness of the Time Traveller), and Vivian Zenari (Deuce).


Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 7:45 pm start — in canoe

Full Moon Paddle and Reading on the Indian River

7:45 Flotilla launches from Clayton

8:50 Sundown and moon gazing and Brenda reading

Clayton, Ontario

In partnership with Mill Street Books.


Saturday, June 25, 2022, 11:00-Noon — in person

Book signing at Singing Pebble Books

206 Main St, Ottawa, Ontario


Thursday, June 23, 2022, 7:00-9:00 pm — in person

Reading and book signing at the Church of the Good Shepherd

693 Riverside Road, Wakefield, Quebec


Saturday, June 18, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm — in person

Wintergreen Studios multi-author launch with Lorrie Potvin and Cheryl Sutherland. Click here for details.

Township of South Frontenac, Ontario


Monday, May 30, 2022, 6:30-8:30 pm — in person

Tumblehome launch!

Combermere, Ontario




Also in the works… readings and book signings in Pembroke, Elora, Waterloo, and 2022 bonnechere authors festival postersBurlington ON, Calgary AB and more!


Dockside book signing for Tell Anna She’s Safe, September 2011

Maddy does traffic control


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