“Trasiego,” part of Pop-Up Dances, an event combining poetry and dance. In collaboration with composer and musician Hugo Guzmán, choreographer Zahra Sahab, and dancers Alder Sherwood and Oksana Augustine. Sponsored by New Works and the Vancouver Public Library.
January - April
Puro Cuento II, creative writing workshop in Spanish, offered through the Vancouver Latin American Cultural Centre.
Reading. Hosted by CODEV Canada, Vancouver.
September - October
Puro cuento. Creative Writing workshop in Spanish, offered through the Vancouver Latin American Cultural Centre.
March 7 - 10
Manifesting Resistance: Conversations About Intergenerational Memory Work Across The Americas. Trent University, Peterborough - Ontario.
5 x 15 Speakers Series. Indian Summer Festival, Vancouver.
To Write is to Resist. To Write is to ReCreate. Panel discussion. On Words Conference, Vancouver.
April 10, May 8 &
Meet the Author Series, with Carol Shaben, Shaena Lambert and Duncan McCue. Presented as Writer-in-Residence, Historic Joy Kogawa House, Vancouver.
April 25 &
Del silencio de la fotografía al clamor de la palabra & La poesía es como el pan; de todos.Creative writing workshops in Spanish. Presented as Writer-in-Residence, Historic Joy Kogawa House, Vancouver.
May 18 &
From the Silence of Photographs to the Clamour of Words & Poetry, Like Bread, Is For Everyone. Creating writing workshops. Presented as Writer-in-Residence, Historic Joy Kogawa House, Vancouver.
Panel Discussion. To Write is to Resist. To Write is to ReCreate. Presented by the Vancouver Latin American Cultural Centre Society (VLACC), Britannia Community Centre, Vancouver.
Reading, Co-Hosted by Caitlin Press and Room Magazine, Artspeak, Vancouver.
Reading, Gran Malón in Solidarity with Carmen Aguirre, Heritage Hall, Vancouver.
Panel Discussion, Truth Be Told Symposium, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, B.C.
Launch of CHILES DØTRE and book signing at various Oslo bookstores.
University of Oslo.
Readings, seminars and talks in Bristol, Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield and London, England.
Lives of Passion and Purpose, A Reading and Talk in Commemoration of the
40th Anniversary of the Military Coup in Chile, with Mother and Daughter Carmen Rodríguez and Carmen Aguirre. Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch 7pm.
De Sur a Norte: Lecturas en Inglés y Español por Carmen Rodriguez / From South to North: Readings in English and Spanish by Carmen Rodriguez.
Con/with: Alan Creighton-Kelly, cajón peruano/peruvian box y/and: Colleen Bixtler, flauta/flute.
A Page in the Sun, Cafe & Libros: Lázaro Cárdenas #179, en el corazón de la Zona Romántica de Puerto Vallarta.
Faculty Member, San Miguel de Allende Writers' Conference.
Latino Book and Family Festival, Panel Discussion: Writing in Multiple Genres. California State University, Dominguez Hills, Los Angeles.
Reading and Booksigning, Pages a Bookstore, Manhattan Beach, California.
Lecture, reading and book signing, North Creek Events Center of the University of Washington at Bothel
Seattle WA, USA.
Word on the Street, Vancouver
Book Signing, Bookingham Palace, Salmon Arm, B.C
Book Signing, Bookland, Kamloops BC
Book Signing, Otter Books, Nelson BC
Reading and Book Signing, Shelflife Books, Calgary, Alberta
Reading and Book Signing, Audrey's Books, Edmonton, Alberta
International Latino Book Awards, New York City
Reading and Book Signing - La Peña, Berkeley, California
Book Party - Hosted by Linda Marsa and William Roberts, Los Angeles, California
Reading and Book Signing - A Page in the Sun, Puerto Vallarta
Book Signing - Puerto Vallarta Writers' Conference
Seminar - Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia
Reading - Biblioteca Los Mangos, Puerto Vallarta
Reading and Book Signing - Women's Bookstore, Toronto
Reading and Book Signing - Octopus Bookstore, Ottawa
Book Signing, Paragraphe - Bookstore, Montreal
Workshop: Learning to Speak is Learning to Translate, Concordia University, Montreal.
An Ever-Present Past with Anita Rau Badami and Francis Itani – a Presentation of the Ottawa's Writers Festival, Knox Presbyterian Church
Incite – a Presentation of the Vancouver International Writers' Festival, Vancouver Public Library
Under the Volcano - Festival of Art and Social Change, North Vancouver
International Conference of the Humanities, Universidad Austral, Valdivia, Chile
Women's Words Series, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education Series, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Public Readings Series, The Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Canada
Canada Council Reading Series, Victoria, Salt Spring Island and Duncan, Canada
City Poets Series, Vancouver Public Library, Canada
"El Aleph" Cultural Centre, Panama City, Panama
Between the Covers, CBC Radio
North by North West, CBC Radio
Gabereau Live, Vancouver Television, Canada
The Arts Today, CBC Radio
University of Toronto Bookstore Reading Series, Toronto, Canada
Biblioteca Nacional (National Library), Santiago, Chile
Biblioteca Sarmiento (Municipal Library), San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
"La tarde sin límites" ("The Evening Without Borders") Radio La Tribu FM, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1997, 1991, 1990
The Vancouver International Writers Festival, Canada
Writing Thru Race Conference, Vancouver, Canada
Re:verse/Re:vision, a Women's Poetry Conference, Winnipeg, Canada