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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…

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…

Remembering Alistair MacLeod

  I met Alistair MacLeod during the cocktail reception for Humber College’s week long Creative Writing Workshop. The year was 2003. Alistair had corralled his seminar students to meet them and to establish the reading plan for the first two days Up until that evening, I believed that I was in Alistair MacLeod’s group because…