I had a great opportunity to speak to several new interviewers about my grief memoir, STILL, I CANNOT SAVE YOU. Grief Trails: Loving Well with Amanda Ottawa Writer’s Festival with Lucy Van Oldenbarneveld Grief and Light with Nina Thanks to all the amazing hosts for their probing questions and kind reads of my book.
I’ve been lucky recently to appear on some new podcasts and make some new articles about my second memoir, Still, I Cannot Save You. Check them out! Grief and Light Podcast Episode Interview with 49th Shelf Writers Read Their Early Shit Podcast CBC List of book written by shortlisted prize authors Unstoppable Podcast Episode
My essay, “The Edge of Change,” originally an early chapter of my book, Still, I Cannot Save You, was shortlisted this year for the 2023 CBC Nonfiction prize. An honour to make this list! You can read the piece here.
While my latest memoir, Still, I Cannot Save You: A memoir of sisterhood, love and letting go, doesn’t release until 14 Feb, it’s already receiving some great press! Toronto Star listed it as one of the top books to watch for this spring, and also published an excerpt of the book in print! I’ve also
I’ve been booking lots of events for my next memoir, STILL, I CANNOT SAVE YOU, which you can sign up for on my Facebook Page! 2 Feb, 3:30pm – Matthew’s House Hospice, Alliston ON, Fundraiser! 4 Feb, 11am – 1pm – Curiosity House Books, Creemore, ON, Meet and Greet 6 Feb, 6pm – Caversham Books,
It was a real honour this week to be nominated for a National Magazine Award in the category of Personal Journalism. My essay, “Recordings of Truths and Facts” was published in the Humber Literary Review, and documents domestic violence. Winners are announced 3 June, but…this already feels like a huge win!
I’m excited to be teaching my next online non fiction course with the University of King’s College called, Writing About Hard Things. Good creative nonfiction doesn’t shy away from hard topics, yet with that responsibility comes a lot of challenges for the writer. From legal issues to relationships, emotional cost and self-care, how do writers