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Announcing contest winner

Newsletter subscriber Kagan Goh is the lucky winner of the grand prize: the book, Lost Lagoon/lost in thought and a walk with Betsy around Lost Lagoon.

Friday June 26 on Instagram Live

“This Friday, June 26 at 5pm (PT) I will be LIVE on Instagram reading from Lost Lagoon/lost in thought at the spring season finale of @soundonreadings sponsored by @readlocalbc. I will be joined by Alison Acheson reading from her book Dance Me to the End. Please support writers who’ve had their events cancelled due to Covid-19 and follow @soundonreadings and tune in at 5pm (PT) this Friday, June 26!” 

Q & A from Red Alder Review

Betsy was interviewed today as part of Red Alder Review’s Open Mic seriesHearing new work from a Social Distance. It’s a short Q & A followed by a video reading from Lost Lagoon/lost in thought.

And if you missed the online launch of Lost Lagoon/lost in thought on April 16th, here is the video recorded by Caitlin Press.

Love to have you join me at my online book launch April 16 at 4:30pm PDT

These times make us think in new ways! 

This virtual book launch of Lost Lagoon/lost in thought on Thursday April 16th at 4:30pm PDT will be easy to join and you can stay for as long as you like. Along with my giving a short reading, Cynthia Flood will talk with me about the book. 

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My very best to you each and all,


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