Please contact me directly (at the email address listed below) for information about storytelling workshops or performances in Toronto and the vicinity.  Arrangements can also be made for workshops outside of the GTA. Please see the “Workshops” tab, under “Menu” for more info.

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Upcoming Events:

I will be teaching a series of workshops, culminating in a performance by the participants, here are the details:bi arts festival


Wednesday September 19, 2018
doors 6:30pm, performance 7:00pm
Palmerston Library Theatre
560 Palmerston Avenue (North of Bloor)



For links to the festival click here:

Past Events:

Zine launch: Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Maria A. Shchuka Library; 1745 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, ON  M6E 2H4,  416-394-1000

A culmination and celebration of a series of creative writing workshops facilitated by Fiona R. Clarke,  using the Amherst Writers & Artists Method (AWA), and offered at the Toronto Public Library – for free. The group is open to writers of all levels of experience and is facilitated by Ms Clarke. The zine will feature: original, previously unpublished writing and art work. Next  (and final) session before the zine launch, Wed. March 7 at 6 p.m. (it’s drop-in, so if you’d like to join us, you are most welcome to).

Celebrate your city, Toronto, while supporting the Wychwood Barns Community Association. Join me at this exciting family-friendly event, where I will share two of my original poems. It’s your chance to discover more of the talented artists and performers that call the 6ix home. Featuring: an array of local musicians; a comedy acrobatic troupe; and yours truly, “Lady Light” (my performance name for poetry). Be sure to get your tickets before they sell out! Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Eventbrite

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Workshop Provider/facilitator

Creator/facilitator: poetry, storytelling and public speaking workshops for students in grades 3-6 at Branksome Hall Junior School (2008 – 2015)

Creator/facilitator: LEAP into Literacy summer camp, storytelling workshop for students in grades 3 -6 (2015)

Poetry workshops for participants at Flowetic Wednesdays Toronto Poetry and Music series (2011- 2013)

Spoken-word poetry and storytelling, feature and open-mic performances:

Rasputin’s/ Ottawa Storyteller’s at the National Library/ 17th and 18th Ottawa Storytelling Festival/ Cafe Margit/ Toronto Storytelling Festival/ Dare Storytelling/ 1001 Friday Nights of Storytelling/ Wychwood Barns storytent

Capital Slam/ Last Poet Standing/ Kensington Market Pedestrian Sunday/ St. Clair Art Walk/ The Junction Arts Festival/ Art Bar Poetry Series/ Bill Brown 1-2-3 Slam/ SLAMtario Spoken Word Festival/ Up From the Roots/ Toronto Poetry Slam/ Hot Sauced Words/ Spoke N’ Heard/ Sunday Poetry at Ellington’s/ and The Calabash Festival (Jamaica)/512 Showcase

Other performances:

Summer Works/ Audre Lourde Festival/ Word Sound Powah! Festival

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