04/26/2012 Poetry Month Book Launch

Poetry Month Book Launch and Reading
Thursday April 26th at 6:00pm
Chapters Rideau/Sussex

First Nations Ojibway writer Beverly D. Blanchard will read and discuss her new book of poetry and prose Into The Waves. 
Spirituality, empowerment and well-being emerge from her critique of the role of society on individual choices. 
Beverly holds a degree in Economics from Laurentian University. A former public servant, she is a consultant to First Nation and Inuit 
organizations in a variety of areas including homelessness, suicide and violence prevention, childcare, 
HIV/AIDS, women's issues, business planning and economic development. Published works include: A profile of aboriginal women-owned 
businesses in Canada (1995); Evaluation of the First Nations and Inuit Youth Employment Strategy (2002). Beverly is a writer and personal 
development coach based in Sault Ste. Marie and Ottawa, Canada.

For further information contact Peter at:

Petra Books
Fifth Avenue Court, Suite 140
Ottawa Ontario K1S 5P5 Canada
613-294-2205 | [email protected]