November 3, 2019

November is the perfect month for writers to get motivated. New writers will be trying their hand at writing their first books during the now world-wide National Novel Writing Month competition (NaNoWriMo). CanLit aficionados will be waiting to hear who wins Canada's G...

October 5, 2019

Last Friday, I was interviewed by Ivy Reiss on her show, The Artis with Ivy Reiss, on Toronto's ThatChannel TV. It was really the first time that I have spoken in depth about my motivation behind writing Quill of the Dove and about my personal experience...

September 14, 2019

Looking forward to a fun weekend in Toronto in a couple of weeks when I will be part of three great events.

First, TV host Ivy Reiss will interview me on her talk show The Artis with Ivy Reiss. The interview is at 1:30 pm on September 27. You can catch it at https://tha...

September 7, 2019

It's been a busy summer. I had the pleasure of editing with Tim Niedermann Deux Voiliers Publishing's first anthology, The Marginal Ride. It includes some great short stories from seasoned authors, including Michael Mirolla, Ursula Pflug, Sang Kim, Caroline Vu, Jerry L...

September 1, 2019

I will be reading from Quill of the Dove at the celebrated Tartan Turban Secret Readings in Toronto on September 27. It is a vibrant and inclusive reading series that brings out the best in new Canadian talent. The other readers for the evening are Mariam Pirbhai, Indr...

August 14, 2019

I woke up to wonderful news this morning. My publisher, Guernica Editions, has again delivered on the sale of foreign rights to my novel, Quill of the Dove. This time, it is for the Spanish translation, to be published by Dokusou Ediciones in Murcia, Spain. So with tha...

July 12, 2019

I am delighted to share with you the happy news that the rights for the French translation of Quill of the Dove have been sold to Éditions L'Interligne and the rights for the Catalan translation to Editorial Gregal. The French translation is scheduled for release in Ju...

June 4, 2019

In the lives of novelists, there are probably five times when they feel truly exhilarated. The first is when the final strokes of the manuscript are done. The second is when the ink dries on a publishing contract. The third is holding the first copy of the book in thei...

May 4, 2019

 I am pumped to be reading from Quill of the Dove in Ottawa tomorrow at the Vimy Brewing Company. Last Thursday's reading at Guernica Editions' Spring Launch at the Blue Metropolis Festival was quite the rush. And to be reading again alongside brilliant novelists like...

April 29, 2019

Every once in a while, a week in a writer's life becomes really exciting. This Thursday, May 2, I will be launching Quill of the Dove as part of the world-renowned Blue Metropolis Festival. I am honoured to be joined at the launch at Paragraphe Bookstore in downtown Mo...

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