Select Readings and Festival Appearances


Oct 2019     Home and Away Reading Series, Oxygen Arts, Nelson BC

Apr 2019     Get Lit! Festival, Spokane, WA

Jun 2018     Salmo Library, BC

Feb 2018     Galiano Island Literary Festival, BC

July 2017    Elephant Mountain Literary Festival, Nelson BC

June 2017   Trillium Awards Finalists' Reading, Toronto, ON

Mar 2017     International Women's Day Celebration, Nelson, BC

Dec 2016     East Kootenay Library Tour, Cranbrook and Invermere, BC

Nov 2016     Book Launch, the Paper Hound, Vancouver BC

Nov 2016     Mother Tongue (featured reader), Nelson BC

Nov 2016     Pivot Reading Series, Toronto ON

Nov 2016     Women Behaving Badly, Toronto ON

Oct  2016     Book launch, Nelson, BC

Nov 2015     MIR Centre for Peace Lecture Series, Castlegar, BC

Oct  2015     Blue Night, Nelson, BC

Oct  2015     Oxygen Art Gallery, Nelson, BC

Feb  2015     Draft Reading Series, Toronto, ON

Nov 2014     Feminist Literary Salon, Toronto, ON

Jun  2014     Readings at The Common, Toronto, ON    


2017     Careers in the Literary Arts,  Get Lit! Festival, Spokane, WA

2016     On Reckless Prose and Reckless Women: Creating Female Characters Readers Love to Hate, MIR Centre for Peace

2015     On Empathy: Seeing the World through the Eyes of a Writer, MIR Centre for Peace

2013     “The Makings of a Writer.” Wild Writers Literary Festival, Waterloo ON


At the Trillium Awards Ceremony, Toronto

Photo by the OMDC

© Leesa Dean, 2020