|Tanaz reading at CJ's|
Read more about The Shoe Project here. Or better yet, go and see the exhibit. I recently toured the museum with my nine-year-old and my thirteen-year-old, and we all found plenty to interest us!
Here's the start of Tanaz's essay, "The Wind Beneath My Feet" ...
My mother always wanted me to be a lady. To defy her, after moving to Canada from Saudi Arabia, I bought shoes that were flat, round-toed and black – not the least bit ladylike. I wore these shoes to my high school award ceremony, my job interview, to driving lessons, to convocation.
See Brian Henry's schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Kingston, Peterborough, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Georgetown, Oakville, Burlington, St. Catharines, Hamilton, Dundas, Kitchener, Guelph, London, Woodstock, Orangeville, Newmarket, Barrie, Gravenhurst, Sudbury, Muskoka, Peel, Halton, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.