Want to invite Kathy to speak about:
- Poverty issues,
- Run a writing workshop,
- Or discuss her previous works?
Contact us here. Scroll down to see previous events and news!
NEWS & EVENTS
- On November 30th, Carleton University hosted the Ottawa launch of Kathy’s second book Punching and Kicking.
- Kathy’s second book Punching and Kicking is released in Canadian bookstores.
- On March 23rd (@ 10-11am), Kathy gave a guest lecture at Wilfrid Laurier University, hosted by the MA program in Communication Studies, on the social construction of poverty through mainstream and social media.
- On Feb 24th (@ Noon): As the author of a challenged book, Kathy kicked off Carleton’s ‘Readings from Banned and Challenged Materials’ event by reading from her book With a Closed Fist.
- On April 27th (@ 1pm), Kathy was keynote speaker at the Niagara Falls Public Library Book Lovers’ Literary Luncheon, talking about her book With a Closed Fist. Click here for more information about attending this event.
- On October 26th (@ 9:30 – 4:30pm), Kathy hosted a ‘Writer’s Workshop’ at the Niagara Falls Public Library. Click here to make inquires about workshop opportunities!
- On March 4th (12 – 1pm), Kathy was keynote speaker to kick off 2013 Social Work Week, Restoring Hope: The Power of Social Work, at Wilfrid Laurier University. For more information about this event, click here.
- Kathy visited McGill University’s School of Social Work to discuss her book, With a Closed Fist, and discuss the “Power of Social Work.”
- Dawson College in Montréal invited Kathy to have a round table discussion with students in Dawson College’s Social Service Program about her book, With a Closed Fist, and the power of social work.
- With a Closed Fist kicks off “Freedom to Read Week” for the SD & G County Library (Ingleside Branch).
- With a Closed Fist chosen to be on reading list of Ontario Book Clubs, including the Niagara Falls Public Library book club and SD & G County Library (Ingleside Branch) book club.
- Kathy Dobson was Keynote Speaker for International Women’s Day celebration,
hosted by the District Labour Council and Women’s Committee of Cornwall (“A brutally honest story” Standard Freeholder, Cornwall)
- 2012 Peter McGregor Lecture on Social Concerns, entitled: “Poverty and Transformative Social Change” at Algoma University. The lecture was held on February 9th at 7PM, Shingwauk Auditorium, Algoma University.
- Book Reading and Signing for With a Closed Fist
SD & G County Library, Ingleside Branch: 10 Memorial Square, Ingleside ON
February 13th at 6:30 PM
- With a Closed Fist makes the National Post’s Best Books of 2011: Reader’s Choice list.
- With a Closed Fist goes to second printing.
- With a Closed Fist is released in Canadian bookstores November 1st.
- Book Launch for With a Closed Fist
Friday, November 4th, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Saint Columba House: 2365 Grand Trunk, Montréal QC.
Click here for photos and more.
- Montréal Gazette online LIVE CHAT about With a Closed Fist. November 17th @ Noon.
- Paragraphe Bookstore “Books & Breakfast” Series book reading
With David Gilmour, David A. Wilson & Douglas Gibson
Sunday, November 20th. 10:00am
Centre Sheraton Montréal Hotel, 1201 René Lévesque Blvd. W.
Time and Ticket Information, info number: 514-845-5811
- Review of With a Closed Fist in Montréal Book Review
If you’d like more information about any of these events, feel free to send an email here!