Non-Fiction

BOOK PEER-REVIEW: “Motherhood in Precarious Times” | Demeter Press

I was honoured last summer to peer-review an anthology of essays and poems about mothers in dangerous times. An exceptional and enlightening read now published, Motherhood in Precarious Times is available March 2018 for purchase for $24.95 on Demeter Press. My favouring review appears on the back blurb of the book. “Motherhood in Precarious Times […]

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MUSIC WRITING: Lindy Vopnfjord |My words on his music

If you’re a musical artist looking for writing support for your album, reach out! Prepared bios, meaningful song reviews, and other press bits assist your PR team greatly by providing them the right stuff they need to talk accurately about the art and craft of your work. *** Special music inspires me. So, in 2017, […]

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Bonjour! Je suis une… Femme Sans Enfant : LISEZ – Blogue de Montréal, Quebec

I am excited to learn about the “Femme Sans Enfant” site from Montréal (Saint Bruno), Québec. It combines a Francophone-culture, sentiment and perspective on the reality not-often spoken of: women without children. Rallier les femmes sans enfant par circonstances de la vie ou par choix.– Catherine-Emmanuelle Delisle

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Sylvie’s “Tales of Female Betrayal: 8 stories of wives, unsatisfied”

It was a full house for another one of the courses I created called “Tales of Female Betrayal: 8 stories of wives, unsatisfied” for the University of Ottawa’s Personal Enrichment Activities Program at the Centre for Continuing Education, downtown. Follow along by checking out some videos I share with the class. It’s an intriguing exploration […]

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NEW JOB: Sylvie takes sabbatical to work for The Ottawa Public Library

Hello! I’m on sabbatical from my 15-year career in communications with The Government of Canada to work for the municipality of Ottawa at the Ottawa Public Library. It’s an exciting time in Ottawa and for the library, as we are looking to our community to help us decide upon the location of the new central […]

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May 20: Sylvie to give her French Music workshop on Piaf, Brel & Gainsbourg to “Retraite en Action”

I’m delighted to bring my “Ces Chansons Qui Ne Nous Quittent Pas: Piaf, Brel et Gainsbourg” culture course (based on my previous French Music course) to Ottawa/Gatineau’s Retraite en Action! The course will be held at le Patro for $12, 10h le 20 mai, 2016. Details here. Visitez le site des jeunes retraités francophones et […]

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FEATURE ARTICLE on Russell Square Station artist: Juan Carlos Noria // FourCulture Magazine

You’ll love the SOUNDS | WORDS | VISIONS | VOICES of Four Culture Magazine! Out Now, my Mar/Apr 2014 on-line magazine feature on Juan Carlos Noria! READ: “The Unbearable Rightness of Being … Kind” WATCH: Juan Carlos Noria from chris mullington on Vimeo. EXPLORE: VIEW:

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SIGN UP! Crowdfund ($upport) your copy of my NEW book!

I’ve got a NEW book in the works! Be a part of it: Sign up here to be notified of the Kickstarter campaign kickoff to publish this:

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MUSIC REVIEW — Vader Evader // London’s Blockhouse Bay, Well Endowed?

Read about the sweet & sexy SONIC STYLINGS of Blockhouse Bay in my upcoming feature in Vader Evader, a new-music on-line magazine for electronic music. Photo: Julian Reid **** excerpt // STYLE When the most boring criticism may be against the simple beats, Blockhouse Bay recovers quickly through Hughes’ artistic arrangements and the magic pulsating […]

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MUSIC REVIEW – FourCulture Magazine // CATCH ON: Why London, UK’s Blockhouse Bay is a great catch

ISSUE #9 of Four Culture Magazine // October 29 | Catch my ‘interesting’ feature Interview here with London, UK’s Rhys John Hughes of indie-electro new group Blockhouse Bay. Music lovers today are inundated with new tunes through the convenience of quick digital access where bands shoot to fame with a solitary single; to hell with […]

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