~ SRO Stars

Photo: Rik Jespersen

Five autobiographical, theatrical stories written by people with mental health issues and performed by the Off the Page theatre troupe at its Heritage Playhouse production in Gibsons.

An Off The Page Production

October 20, 2019
1:00 pm
Gibsons Heritage Playhouse,
662 North Road, Gibson


~ SRO Stars

Documentary theatre that sizzles with life from the mental health worldview of five writers: Jaeger Cormack, Ali Khan, Sandra Yuen MacKay, Lenore Rowntree and Ana Smith. Local actors stage the true stories of the writers with unabashedly honest insights. Developed with the support of Motivation, Power and Achievement Society and the Community Arts Council of Vancouver.

SRO Stars - Heart of the City Festival 2018

Part of the Heart of the City Festival

Friday Nov 2, 2018
7:30pm doors 7:00pm
InterUrban Gallery,
1 E. Hastings entrance on Carrall


~ 16th Annual Whistler Writers Festival

2017 Whistler Writers FestivalLenore is excited to be appearing at the 2017 Whistler Writers Festival.

Her workshop 50 Is the New Writer is Friday October 13, 4:00 – 5:30 pm, at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler. She will also be part of the Reading Event Writers of Fiction Saturday October 14, 10 – 11:30 am, also at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler.

More information and tickets here.


Cluckcoverfront~ Cluck

A darkly comic novel about Henry whose life is a predicament.

BC BookWorld review of Cluck


Hidden Lives~ Hidden Lives: true stories from people who live with mental illness

2nd edition available now.

Hidden Lives is a groundbreaking anthology of evocative life stories by writers who either suffer from or have close family members who have been diagnosed with a serious mental health or developmental disorder. Published by Brindle and Glass


Dovetail Joint~ Dovetail Joint and other stories

A linked collection that explores the subtle deceits of intimacy that arise when expectations are not met. Published by Quadra Books

BC BookWorld review of Dovetail Joint


~ The Best of the Best Canadian PoetryThe Best of the Best Canadian Poetry

Lenore’s poetry is included in this 2017 anthology of poetry


~ Mess, The Hospital AnthologyMESS: The Hospital Anthology

Lenore contributed an essay to this 2014 anthology on the topic of doctor’s bedside manner gone to the young and over-educated side.


~ Workshops

WorkshopsLenore leads creative writing workshops for children and teens, as well as for mental health consumers.

If you are interested in participating in any of these creative writing workshops please contact Lenore