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New Binbrook Library Welcomes Author of Autumn’s Grace 

I was thrilled to be the first visiting author to speak at the brand new Binbrook branch of the Hamilton Public Library. It’s a welcoming, open, and modern space that pays tribute to the agricultural heritage of the community with large sepia toned photo murals on several walls. Toward the back of the building, tucked in behind some stacks, is a place I would…

Palliative Care Coming To Waterdown Library on Thursday February 2nd

The next best thing after publishing a book is having people who admit to reading it! I’m fortunate that librarians at Hamilton Public Library have invited me to talk with their readers. Tomorrow,  Thursday February 3rd I will be speaking about the experience of writing a novel that addresses the joys and frustrations of palliative care. Here’s how it’s billed: Autumn’s…

Autumn’s Grace – at Audreys Books on June 5th

Back in the 1950’s one of my Canadian heroes, Mel Hurtig,  was an Indie bookstore owner and publisher. In his Edmonton stores, authors could stage plays, perform readings and drink coffee with patrons. How cool was that? This lucky author will be reading at one of these locations (10702 Jasper Avenue) on Sunday June 5th at 2:00. The bookstore…

Independent Book Sellers – We say “Thank you!”

I’m stoked for our upcoming, cross Canada, Authors for Indies book fest!  On Saturday May 30th, authors will be congregating in their local book stores for a national shout-out to independent booksellers.  This day is our way of saying, “THANK YOU!” to the people who hand sell our books to you. In Hamilton-Burlington area the participating booksellers are: Bryan Prince, Different Drummer and Epic…

Reflections on Writing a Family’s Journey Through Palliative Care – An Afternoon Discussion at Westdale Public Library

Tuesday February 16, 2016 at the Hamilton Public Library, Westdale Branch – 2:00 -3:00 p.m. Author and nurse, Bonnie Lendrum, could have chosen a lighter topic than palliative care for her first novel, but she didn’t. Instead, she chose to write about something that worried her…how we as a society manage end-of-life care. Lendrum will combine readings…

Meet You At The Bookstore – Authors for Indies – Saturday May 2nd, 2015

This Saturday, across Canada, authors will be on-site at an independent book store near you. It’s our way of showing support for the work Indies do by selling our books, and by supporting launches, readings, and literary salons. Come meet some of your favorite local authors at  three stores in the Hamilton-Burlington area: Bryan Prince Bookseller, Different Drummer Books,…