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World Poetry Celebrates Sharon Rowe from Canada!


Ariadne’s Notes:

The World Poetry Café Radio Show with hosts Ariadne Sawyer, Neall Ryon , Anita Aguirre Nieveras and sound engineer Victor Schwartzman celebrated Sharon Rowe with a first birthday party ever on the air, June 23, 1-2 pm on CFRO 100,5 FM. 









Author Sharon Rowe is a “Special Abled Advocate,  multi award winner, radio volunteer who has a vision to empower others to find their creative voices through workshops and an animated film series.

Her Big Bessie book is available at:

If the above link does not work, please go to Amazon and put in Big Bessie Stories.

She will be doing two workshops on Finding Your Creative Voice with the Surrey Library system in the fall. To register for these free workshops:

Also,  workshop volunteers and people interested in creating animation are needed.

Photos: Sharon Medal bearer for the Rick Hanson 25th Anniversary Tour.

 Volunteer Sharon and sound engineer  Victor plus Willow, the cherished dog that Sharon doggy minds at the radio show.




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GENIUS a film with Colin Firth, Jude Law and others!



Photo courtesy of Elevation Pictures.

A must see film for writers and editors!

 I was honoured to see the press preview of GENIUS , starring Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Laura Linney, Directed by: Michael Grandage. 

Opening in Toronto and Vancouver on June 17th and select markets on June 24th.

It is an unusual film showing the intricate dance between an editor and a novelist, showing the unique elements of the creative process

Press Release By Elevation Pictures:

“GENIUS centers on the real-life relationship between literary giant Thomas Wolfe and renowned editor Max Perkins. Finding fame and critical success at a young age, Wolfe is a blazing talent with a larger-than-life personality to match. Perkins is one of the most respected and well-known literary editors of all time, discovering such iconic novelists as F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway. Wolfe and Perkins develop a tender, complex friendship. Transformative and irrepressible, this friendship will change the lives of these brilliant, but very different men forever .”


World Poetry Celebrates John Preston & the Renaissance Bookstore!

Ariadne’s Notes: The World Poetry Café Radio Show, with producer and host Ariadne Sawyer and Neall Ryon, plus sound engineer Victor Schwartzman   on June 16, Thursday, 1-2 pm  CFRO, 105.FM  was excited to feature John Preston  from the Renaissance Bookstore in New Westminster,  BC, Canada. John spoke about their new store and events in the future as well as his interests in healing and spirituality; Remote viewing, and future forecasting were also discussed.  E-poets: Vani Pradeep , India and Dr. Kapardeli Eftichia  from Greece. To check out events and buy through their e-bay go to












Also special Haiku by  to celebrate the upcoming World Poetry New Westminster Haiku Celebration on the 22nd. At the New Westminster Public Library. wpnw-poster-June-2016-vs1

“Renaissance Books offers a welcoming environment for book lovers as well as artists. The store offers additional shelf space for books, from the trendy to the obscure. You will find used, out-of-print, hard-to-find books and new local authors books. We stock many titles, so you call and we will be able to track down just about any book. Whether you locate what you want in our store or in our Ebay store, you will find that our selection is unparalleled.

Shelf space for Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, and also Arts & Crafts. We have set-up sections based on popularity and demand from our customers.

Our new store also offers space for customer amenities.We support local authors and we  sell your books and to hold book launches/signing and above all meet your friends.  Source: Renaissance website.”

Join us in celebrating the new location of the Renaissance Bookstore!