May through July will bring straight-up writing, followed by Vernon BC's wildly-rumoured Spokes Festival over the third weekend in August. Life is solid & awesome.
Jaw-Dropping Recommendation #1: The Memento by Christy Ann Conlin of the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia. I was fortunate enough to go to school with Christy Ann twenty years ago and I flat-out pity anyway who has not met her; cracking her stellar second novel will be a good start at including Ms. Conlin in your life.
(Washington DC, February 2016. Mike Schroeder photo. I was out east signing books! That's not my truck.)