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So thrilled to say that Above All things has been added to two end of year lists! It made the Amazon.ca list of best books of 2012 and the Globe and Mail 100 list.
This past Friday I did a live chat over on EarlyWord. If you missed it you can replay it here.
The lovely Ayelet Tsabari, author of the upcoming collection of stories The Best Place on Earth, tagged me to answer a virtual interview about my next big thing. You can read about Ayelet’s here. My Next Big Thing is an … Continue reading
Above All Things will be coming out soon in the US and UK! I am excited and nervous and can’t wait to see what readers in both places have to say about it. And here are the gorgeous covers. I’ve … Continue reading
I successfully survived IFOA – a fantastic 10 days of meeting tremendous authors, editors, publishers and, of course, readers! I have a couple of days to rest up and then read again on Saturday in Wesport at the 5th Annual … Continue reading
The International Festival of Authors starts this week. I wrote a post for their website explaining what it feels like to be part of this years festival – so I won’t repeat how excited and thrilled I am here. Here’s … Continue reading
The fall is, of course, when the literary world gets really, really busy. There are tons of new book launches – including Jael Richardson’s memoir, The Stone Thrower – festivals, readings, awards and more. Here’s where you can find me … Continue reading
Above All Things made the top ten for the CBC Scotiabank Giller’s Prize Reader’s Choice (that’s a mouthful)! Which is fun and exciting. I know there are skeptics out there who think of this as nothing more than a popularity … Continue reading
One of the best day jobs I’ve ever had was working for a great literacy organization in Toronto called Literature for Life. Literature for Life runs reading circles for pregnant and parenting teenage girls in the Greater Toronto Area. Essentially … Continue reading