Sylvie creates and teaches literature & arts/culture (music) courses through uOttawa‘s Continuing Education – Personal Enrichment Activities Program. She will be offering three courses in 2013/2014, including Undressing James Joyce’s Ulysses: Unravelled & simplified in Fall 2013.
Sylvie Hill is known around Ottawa-Hull (Canada) for writing “Shotgun,” a hip and hilarious column (2004-2006) in The Ottawa XPress, an arts and entertainment weekly for Canada’s Capital City. She also contributed articles on music, books and arts for the paper, and feature pieces for Guerilla Magazine, an edgy/eclectic arts & culture quarterly.
Sylvie the spoken-word poet has also published a book of spoken-word poetry called Hoxton Square Circles: Starfucking Tales of Sexless One-night Stands. Her 2001 book launch was made into a video documentary. Facebook LIKE me!
Sylvie was the Host for Season 2 of the romantic television dating series, The Letters: Rediscovering the Art of Courtship for CHUM Television. It aired on Book TV, Canadian Learning Television, Access Alberta and on BRAVO! Canada. Watch it here.
She has emceed popular and high-profile events, including Westfest Festival for Music, Art & Life, Mustaches for Kids through Make A Wish Foundation and Amnesty International’s 50th Anniversary Celebration & 9th Annual Write For Rights (2011).