News and Notes

Speaking about the creative process at Uxbridge Secondary.

Bookclubbers

My latest novel, Becoming Lin, promises to generate discussion about the long-reaching effects of trauma as well as what we believe about war, gender roles and God.

A site book club members and individual readers find helpful is Goodreads. There you can read book reviews from others and write your own if you’re so inclined.

A site called The 49th Shelf is an excellent source of information and commentary about Canadian books. You might enjoy my guest post True Confessions of a Clandestine Summer Reader.

Past appearances:

October 6th at BookTowne in Manasquan, NJ.

October 5th at the Barnes and Noble in Menlo Park Mall, Edison, NJ.

October 5th at Rahway High School, as part of the Rahway’s Own celebration.

On October 4th at the Hamilton Stage in Rahway, NJ, with poet Adele Kenny, launching the US edition of Stony River.

September 26th at Bolen Books with Jo-Ann Roberts and Grant McKenzie, in support of Literacy Victoria.

September 21 at the Victoria Festival of Authors, with the four other City of Victoria Butler Book Prize finalists.

August 17th at the ringside, Hornby Island.

July 27th at the library, Gibsons, BC.

June 25th at Chapters Victoria.

May 26th at the Nelson Public Library, Nelson, BC.

May 25th at the Shatford Centre of Arts, Penticton, BC.

May 18th at the Red Brick Cafe, Sidney, BC, with author Grant McKenzie.

April 27th at Mulberry Bush Books, Parksville, BC, with Kathy Page, whose new book is Frankie Styne and the Silver Man.

April 26th at the First Unitarian Fellowship Hall Nanaimo, BC, as part of the Wordstorm Reading Series. Poet Kevin Spenst and I were the featured readers.

April 18th at Book Warehouse, Vancouver, BC, with Jennifer Manuel, author of The Heaviness of Things That Float, and Elee Kraljii Gardiner, author of Serpentine Loop.

April 13th at the Old Firehall, Duncan, BC, with Jennifer Manuel.

April 4th at Munro’s Books in Victoria — the official launch of Becoming Lin.

Invite me to read where you are!

 

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