Press for Still, I Cannot Save You
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 …
Upcoming events for STILL, I CANNOT SAVE YOU
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, …
Nominated for a National Magazine Award
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!
Non Fiction course with King’s College!
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 …
Curiosity House Books Journal
I was honoured to be asked by Rina Barone, co-owner of Curiosity House Books and Gallery in Creemore, to write a post about writing life in the pandemic. You can read all about it here: On Keeping It Together
Judging the 3rd Annual Wind & Water Writing Contest!
I’m so excited to yet again judge the Prince Edward Arts Council Wind and Water Writing Contest. This year, the theme is unity. Send your fiction, your poetry, your non fiction, your hybrid forms, all by 31 March.
Creative Non Fiction Course with the Starter
I’m so excited to be teaching again! This time, my creative non fiction course will run with the amazing folks at The Starter. The course runs from 7 Sep for 5 weeks, each Wednesday at 8pm. Can’t be there live? Don’t worry! We’ll be recording each session and you can watch later. Sign up today! …
Style Canada Features Girls Need Not Apply for #BorealBookClub
So excited to see my memoir, Girls Need Not Apply, features in Style Canada’s #BorealBookClub! You can read the interview and other goodies here.
Wind and Water Writing Contest
I’m excited to yet again be one of the judges for the Prince Edward Arts Council Wind and Water Writing contest! You can win cash, manuscript consultations, and publication! Submit today and get more info here.