"Bigfoot Therapy" - a short story about a mountain biker and Bigfoot - is available (and free) as of late November 2017 at Broken Pencil. See Bigfoot
"In the Matter of My Law Degree" - a personal essay involving forestry, a dumpster and lawyer jokes - appears in the June 2017 issue of BioStories Magazine. Available for a free read here: Law Essay
"The Unicycle in My Garage"- a personal essay involving one wheel, one woman and a concussion - was shortlisted for the 2017 Carte Blanche and Creative Nonfiction Collective contest.
January 11, 2018, 7 pm - Print(ed) Word opening at Calgary's Loft 112. An exhibition and catalogue release of 12 artist's books based on stories from 12 Calgary authors, including Barb. Free admission.
January 19, 2018, 7 pm - Print(ed) Word Salon Series at Calgary's Loft 112. Join 4 artists and 4 authors, including Barb, involved in the Print(ed) Word project in a presentation and discussion about the inspiration, collaboration and creation of the "books". $5 tickets here
January 21, 2018, 7:30 pm - The Shoe Project - a literacy and performance project for immigrant women - joins Calgary's One Yellow Rabbit's High Performance Rodeo at the National Music Centre for an evening of amazing stories by 12 immigrant women. With Barb Howard as the writing coach and Denise Clarke as the performance coach: $20 tickets here
EmbedDed on the Home Front: WHERE MILITARY AND CIVILIAN LIVES CONVERGE
Co-edited by Barb Howard and Joan Dixon, this anthology of essays by 14 Canadian writers explores life on Canada’s military home front. It was the winner of a 2013 CBC Bookie Award and was chosen as a 2013/14 BC Book for BC Schools.