JUNE 2023 saw the Canadian Opera’s Company’s premiere of Pomegranate Opera, with sold-out houses and standing ovations!  

THE NEXT PRODUCTION OF Pomegranate will be with Vancouver Opera, AUGUST 1 & 2, 2024.

Watch this space for the release of ticket sales! Come hear composer Kye Marshall’s gorgeously orchestrated love arias embedded in a brilliant musical score!



JUNE 2023 Pomegranate Opera production

June 2, 3, 4, 2023 Canadian Opera Company Toronto WORLD PREMIERE – a re-visioned production of Pomegranate. Book now – tickets are selling fast!    Pomegranate will tour to BC during the 2023/24 season for a Vancouver Opera production. 

February 25th, 2023 Hornby Island book launch for Don’t Tell: Family Secrets, an anthology with works by 61 authors.
4pm at Tiamat Studio, 5525 Seawright Road.

Aug 26, 2021 Mad Hatter presentation for Qualicum Beach Museum

Oct 29, 2021 Mad Hatter presentation for Comox Valley Elder College

August 2019 Readings on Hornby Island:

Aug 8th 2019 7pm Readings from Mad Hatter at the Hornby Island Arts Council
Gallery in the Woods, 2115 Sollans Road

Aug 18th 2019 1-330pm “Summer Works”
Amanda reading with her Hornby Island Writers Group
at the Hornby Island Community Hall, 4305 Central Road @ Sollans

Aug 22nd 2019 230 pm Hornby Island launch of a new anthology from Mother Tongue Press –
Love of the Salish Sea, featuring 40 Gulf Island writers – memoir, poetry, essays.
Readers for this event include Amanda Hale, Cornelia Hoogland, Des Kennedy,
Matsuki Masutani, Anne Eriksson, Gary Geddes, Maureen Moore – at the Hornby Island
Community Hall

MAD HATTER launches 2019
Sept 8: Supermarket Bar 268 Augusta  Avenue, Kensington Market, Toronto. Afternoon group launch of Guernica Editions Fall list
Oct 9: 6-8 pm: Solo launch at Queen Books, 914 Queen St. E, Toronto
Nov 12: 630 pm: Mainstreet Book Warehouse, 4118 Main St @ King Edward/25th, Vancouver
Nov 13: 6pm: Bastion Books, 14 Bastion Square, Victoria
Nov 29: Courtenay Library reading
Dec 9:   Hornby Island reading
Dec 16: Vancouver Book Club


Jan 16:      Vancouver Island University reading, Nanaimo
Jan 26:      Guernica Editions group reading at Joy Kogawa House, Vancouver
Feb 29:      Book signing, Indigo Bookstore, Victoria
March 15: Readings on Hornby Island Radio CHFR 96.5 FM
June 11:    Zoom presentation with Salt Spring Island Library
Sept 19:     Hornby Island Arts Council group readings
Oct 18:       Featured Writer Interview with 32Books, North Vancouver
Oct 20:      Zoom presentation of Mad Hatter for Toronto Arts & Letters Club


Winter 2020-Spring 2021:
Mad Hatter Zoom presentations for Comox Valley Probus Clubs
                    Zoom presentations for Book Clubs