Please consider me as your speaker for your group’s next event. I am passionate,
knowledgeable, and available to speak and teach about:

~ Working From Home   
~ Online Learning                                                                            

~ The Writing Process; Writing Tips, Writing Techniques, etc.            
~ Teaching Music Lessons to Children and Adults                                

~ Homeschooling through High School
...and more!

To book a speaking engagement, please visit my Contact page.

Barbori’s Upcoming Events:

Virtual Book Launch! for Home at the Office: Working Remotely as a Way of Life
Location: Virtual (on Zoom)
Date: Friday, October 29, 2021

Join Barbori Garnet on Zoom for the launch of her book, Home at the Office: Working Remotely
as a Way of Life! Register here today to receive the Zoom link.

Barbori’s Past Speaking Engagements:

When Words Collide (WWC)
Location: Virtual (
Date: August 13-15, 2021

I am looking forward to being on these panels for the below sessions during When Words Collide:

  • Authors Tell All: Hybrid Publishing, Self-Publishing and Traditional Publishing

  • Debut Authors - A Journey to Publication

  • Live Action Slush - YA Edition (Reader)

  • Weathering the Pandemic: How Canadian Magazines Made It Through the Challenging Times

For more information, please check the following website:

Guest on The Writers' Block with Mike Deregowski on Sound Sugar Radio
Location: Online (

Date: Sunday, March 14, 2021
Time: 10 a.m. MST
I will be a guest during Mike Deregowski's show, The Writer's Block, on March 14 on Sound Sugar Radio. There will be a Q&A and I will be reading from my book, Home at the Office: Working Remotely as a Way of Life. I hope you are able to join and listen!

1/2 Hour Virtual Writing Retreat
Location: Virtual (on Zoom)

Date: September 26, 2020: Guest Barboria Bjarne
      June 20: Guest Dustin Archibald
      May 16: Guest Alexis Marie Chute

       April 18: Guest Cindy De Jagerst

       March 21: Guest Landon Beach
Time: 9 - 9:30 a.m. MST

Dorothy Bentley: July 21 Online Reading of Picture Book with the Writers' Guild of Alberta
Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Time: 7 p.m. MST

It was a pleasure to be part of Dorothy Bentley's reading, on July 21 at 7 p.m., of her children's picture book, "Summer North Coming", and then to lead the Q&A after as part of the Writers' Guild of Alberta Online Reading Series! This is the link to the recording of the event:

To learn more about Dorothy and her book, visit:…/dorothy-bentley-summer-north-com…/.

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU)
Virtual PanelVi

Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019
Time: 7 p.m. EST
Barbori Garnet will be moderating 'Remote Work - An Inside Look with a Panel' for SNHU students and alumni.

Calgary Young Writers’ Conference (CYWC)
Calgary, AB
April 10, 2021: Virtual - 'Ideas, Ideas, Ideas'
June 13, 2020: Virtual - 'From Still Life to Real Life'

April 27, 2019: 'The Organized & Creative Young Writer'

April 21, 2018
April 22, 2017

April 30, 2016

April 25, 2015

For more information, please check the following website:

Editors Canada Conference
Saskatoon, SK

May 26, 2018: 'Working with Virtual Teams', co-presented by Barbori Garnet and Leonie Pipe

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU)
Virtual Webinar

March 11, 2017: 'Making Working from Home Work for You'

Roots Homeschool Conference
Altadore Baptist Church at 4304 16 St. SW
Calgary, AB
January 10, 2015
Speaking Session: Student Panel at 1:30 p.m.


Alberta Home Education Association (AHEA): Convention 2014
Red Deer, AB

April 12, 2014
Speaking Session: Grad Panel

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