Kites in The Sky

That spring, in a special meeting, the City Hall decided that swings, and slides, and monkey bars should no longer be touched. “This virus is too dangerous”, said one City councillor. “It lives on all surfaces. Kids put their hands in their mouths all the time, they...

In the Arms of a Child

A friend of mine asked me today if I knew Adrian Sina. I know tons of people, for almost 20 years knowing everybody was my job. I said I probably do. His name sounded familiar to me. He is a VIP, he’s a pop star and a Vlogger. Our paths must have crossed...

My First Q&A with a French Audience

… was not at the Salon du Livre in Toronto but in my French class. It was a huge surprise for me today, when my French teacher, one of the biggest advocates for my books, organized a Q&A in French, to prepare me for a real-life meeting with French readers. Now, this was not your usual crowd of reporters, but a bunch of French enthusiasts, most of which are parents and grandparents. That is my dream audience!

Winning new audiences at ToRo Fest

This Saturday at 10.30 I had the launch for the English Romanian edition of “I Wish I Were a Unicorn” book, at ToRo Fest, the most important cultural event of the Romanian community in Toronto. It was a very well organized weekend, with more than 26...