May 13, 2019, 7-8:30 pm at Calgary’s new Central Library: Barb and Lee Kvern back up Bruce Hunter in the celebration and re-release of his book Country Music Country. The event will include closed captioning (CART) and an ASL interpreter.
June 11, 2019 7-8 pm at Calgary’s new Central Library: Barb and printmaker Sally Reesman present a short talk on their Print(ed) Word project (on permanent display on the 4th floor of the library.)
June 22, 5:30-8 at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Calgary: Mini performance of The Shoe Project (= 600-word stories written by immigrant women and told through the lens of a pair of shoes.) Free. Nondenominational. theshoeproject
Upcoming in Spring 2019 in The Green Bag: “Literary Judgments” - Barb’s essay on the use of literary references in legal judgments.
“Justice for None” - Barb’s feature article on court delay in the December 2018 issue of Alberta Views Magazine (available here: justice)
The Shoe Project - after two sold out performances to over 500 people, the 2018-19 Calgary Shoe Project has come to a close. Barb mentored thirteen amazing immigrant women as they created 600-word stories about the journey, and the shoes, that brought them to Canada. theshoeproject
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.