April, 2016 - Barb will be reading a new short story as part of Loft 112's "Long Lunch Quick Reads" series. Details TBA.
January - March 2016: Teaching "Writing Short Fiction" through U of Calgary Cont Ed (online). Enroll here http://conted.ucalgary.ca/search/publicCourseSearchDetails.do?method=load&courseId=18085832&selectedCategoryId=10237&selectedProgramAreaId=10464&selectedProgramStreamId=&
October 2015: YA short story "MVP" placed second in national contest hosted by Canadian Authors' Association's Vancouver branch.
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.