Episode #5 Jaellayna Palmer

 Episode #5 In Conversation with Jaellayna Palmer: Educator, Community Activist, Author. by Kim Davids mandar Jaellayna has been writing for decades: first as a ghost writer for a book about holistic nutrition, and then about education and matters of faith. Today, we chat about her recently published book, Personal Path, Practical Feet, her personal journey of…

Episode #4 Poet Adam Dickinson on Anatomic

Episode #4: Adam Dickinson on Anatomic:  How the Outside Writes the Inside by Anna Bowen I met Adam Dickinson at a poetry reading a few weeks ago in Ancaster, Ontario. His last poetry collection, The Polymers (House of Anansi) was a finalist for the Governor General’s Award for Poetry and the ReLit award. In his…

Episode #3 Melinda Burns on writing and mindfulness

Episode 3: Writing and Mindfulness with Melinda Burns by Kim Davids Mandar This episode features a conversation with Guelph psychotherapist, writer, instructor and mentor, Melinda Burns. As an engaged member of Guelph’s local literary community, Melinda shares thoughts about writing as a means for increased clarity and empathy. She begins with her own writing journey:…

Episode #1 On spiritual memoir

Episode #1  Susan Scott and Eufemia Fantetti on spiritual memoir by Kim Davids Mandar On Saturday March 3rd, 2018, The McLaughlin Library at The University of Guelph hosted a Writer’s Workshop, free for all participants and open to the wider community. Susan Scott and Eufemia Fantetti facilitated a workshop on spiritual memoir. After exploring the…