I’m so pleased that “The Trip,” a new story, is out in the latest issue of The Feathertale Review and thrilled that my essay “Chase and Catch” (published in CNQ: Canadian Notes & Queries) has received an honourable mention for a 2017 Short Works Prize. Advertisements
Smells Like Heaven receives a review in the Winnipeg Free Press: The structure of the connected stories works like the turning of a kaleidoscope Smells Like Heaven makes Hamilton Magazine‘s list of Hot Hamilton Reads. GetLit: Listen to Sally Cooper’s interview with Jamie Tennant below. Set in the fictional town of Fletcher, the connected stories in Smells … More Smells Like Heaven
Who doesn’t love a good book playlist? The stories in Smells Like Heaven span thirty years. Some of these songs appear in the book; others, well, you’ll see. Slip this cassette into the deck and enjoy the ride. I know I did. Grateful Dead’s “Ripple” has to come first. I originally called the book Ripple and … More Smells Like Heaven Mixtape
Can We Read It Yet? This week ten copies of Smells Like Heaven arrived in a box on my doorstep. I waited until my children came home then filmed them painstakingly taking turns opening the box with an old steak knife. When they took out the books, they looked even happier than me, not an … More Should Your Children Read Your (Adult) Fiction?
Buy More Art This week I visited some neighbours’ studios on a local artists’ tour and found the above sign propped on the kitchen counter at a house around the corner from me. My mom bought me a resonant work of art made of found objects (including linoleum from the city where I went to … More Found Objects and Launches
Which topic is mine? Perhaps all three. Come to the Hamilton Public Library on Saturday, April 22 at 1:00 p.m. and find out.
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.