Postcards and Pups

Last week this stack of postcards came, a precursor to the thrill of holding the book for the first time, a moment which is now mere weeks away. The postcards were great swag to hand out at the Hamilton Public Library reading on April 22.  Every reader was strong and distinct and I was thrilled … More Postcards and Pups

Big Canvas

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.

The Cover

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.  

Smells Like Heaven

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

News

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