Leaving Howe Island in the Kingston Whig-Standard

A much-anticipated tradition at Kingston WritersFest is the launch of something new from a Kingston writer. In 2009, it was Mark Sinnett’s The Carnivore; in 2010, Breakfast at the Exit Cafe, by Merilyn Simonds and myself; in 2011, Sarah Tsiang’s picture book Dogs Don’t Eat Jam; and last year, The Library Chronicles, a debut theatrical prodution by a clutch of Kingston playwrights.

This year, Kingston poet Sadiqa de Meijer launches her first book of poetry, Leaving Howe Island, published by Oolichan Books.

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