Barbara Nickel


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Barbara’s Spring 2021 Readings for Essential Tremor:

VerseFest, Ottawa for National Poetry Month

May 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PDT  — Art Bar Poetry Series

May 28, 2021, 7:30 p.m. PDT on Zoom  — Planet Earth Poetry 

Rob Taylor interviews Barbara about Essential Tremor, part of a nine-part series of interviews for National Poetry Month, in Read Local BC. Check out the interview here.

Barbara in conversation with hosts Kevin Spenst and RC Weslowski about Essential Tremor  on Wax Poetic, Vancouver’s Co-Op Radio (100.5 FM) show on poetry. (Broadcast begins about a minute in.)

Barbara’s children’s novel Dear Peter, Dear Ulla will be published by Thistledown Press this coming fall, 2021.

Barbara’s poem “Essential Tremor” has been selected for the anthology Best Canadian Poetry 2021 to be published by Biblioasis in October.

In Honour of International Women’s Day, The Mozart Girl has been selected by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre for the March 2021 Reading List, Real Women, Real Stories. 

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