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Poetry & Writing

~ 2011 ~

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- what  Graham is 'up to' and where
- website changes or additions          
               -  and what's currently going on! 
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July 2011

Sept. 18th
10 - 5 pm.
The inaugural Mclaughlin Literary Festival      270 Simcoe St N. Oshawa.
Graham will be reading from his book, Don't Wake The Teacher!
His book will be available!
Aug. 10th
Brooklin Poetry Society's first annual reading at the Harvest Festival
Graham will be participating with his poetry.  His poetry book will be available!
July 31st Bumble Berry Farm - Yearly Story Telling - Gathering of Tellers
July 16 Haliburton. Book Signage and reading set up by Pine Lake Books.

~  June 2011 ~

            The 5th Stellar Literary Festival was held June 26.  We had readers, performers &
            literary industry (publishers) and book vendors from London, Brighton, Toronto, Haliburton,
            and surrounding areas.  We had emerging poets, authors and well established writers, and
            newly published poets  & authors attending.
            The festival has been steadily growing. Join the mailing list
            to be notified for next year if you wish to read or for  information.  

~ May 2011 ~

           "The Elephant That Wanted to Join the Circus"  has been released!!
            People have been picking up the book!  Thank you everyone! 

May 28  Graham in Haliburton at the Haliburton Library, set up by his publisher,
               Pine Lake Books, to read his The Elephant That Wanted to Join the Circus, along with
               other authors attending.  Looking forward to it!

             "Why Pigs Have Curly Tails" is underway and should be out by September /
             October. Pre-orders are welcome at this time.

~ April 2011 ~

 April 20   April is Poetry in Libraries Month - held at Northview Oshawa Library, Sponsored by
                 the League of Canadian Poets & Canada Council for the Arts. There was a fantastic
                 turnout!! and everyone had an opportunity to read and share their poetry. 
               "The Elephant That Wanted to Join the Circus"  has been released!!
               "Why Pigs Have Curly Tails" is being  illustrated by the same artist that did such a
                 great job on The Elephant That Wanted to Join The Circus, Bev Newton.

~ January 2011 ~

Coming Mid 2011
Great News: 
 "The Elephant That Wanted to Join the Circus." to be released mid 2011.
 wonderful tale a young elephant decides he wants to join the circus--to get lots of peanuts.
 Along the way he meets other animals who have been in the circus.
Young child children love the circus!  What child would not enjoy being read to or read this book?    

 In th meantime, the illustrations for Graham 2nd book  children's book, "Why Pigs Have Curly Tails".are well underway!                   


July 2010

Graham's two children's book has been accepted by Pine Lake Books for publication
in 2011 -The Elephant That Wanted to Join The Circus &  "Why Pigs Have Curly Tails"
June 27th

4th  Annual Stellar Literary Festival -  11 - 5  pm
Parkwood Estate, 270 Simcoe Street N. Oshawa  MAP  & Directions
Emcee  R.D. Roy
Check the schedule
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Graham Ducker was invited to speak about his book Don't Wake The Teacher!
at the WEFLA International Conference in Holguin Cuba, with delegate coming
from all over the world.  Graham spoke about his experience in a unique school
where he learned how to bring two cultures & language development.  He published
booklets to be distributed in Cuba which will be a great aid to their teachers.

 His book is now part of the Primary Methods Research Department at the University Of Holguin, Cuba
Trip to Cuba with the Canada Cuba Literary Alliance
Group did workshops, poetry readings, sight seeing and yes, a little beach time.  ;-)




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