Smells Like Heaven had a swell launch this week in Hamilton at Bryan Prince Bookseller’s new community space. We had standing room only with guests from as far away as Haliburton, Owen Sound, Midland, Brampton and Toronto. Wendy O’Brien, a former colleague and all-around smart lady, interviewed me. The interview was nerve-wracking, vulnerable, funny and … More Gushing Gratitude & Bookish Cake
Have I mentioned I belong to a Writers’ Circle with authors John Miller and Elizabeth Ruth? And that we have our own website? Check it out here. Why not follow us? We’ve got some exciting developments coming down the pipe.
Doesn’t it make you want to pick up this book and see what’s inside? Melt. The image is by Manitoba artist Melanie Rocan. I’m happy the folks at ARP Books chose such a lovely, inviting design.
It’s official! Smells Like Heaven, my third book, is coming out with ARP Books in June. Here’s a peek at the publisher’s description: Set in the fictional town of Fletcher, the connected stories in Smells Like Heaven span thirty years. Fletcher is a town the characters strive to escape, but keep returning to, as they stumble … More Smells Like Heaven
I’m pleased to have an essay in the current issue of Grain magazine. I’m thrilled to have my story “The Trip” coming out this summer in The Feathertale Review. My story “Freedom” is in the current issue of White Wall Review Issue 40. I’m very excited to have my essay “Chase and Catch” published in CNQ: Canadian … More News