April 15, 2019

I had a wonderful time, reading at Guernica Editions' Spring Launch in Toronto. It was a full program with seven other Guernica authors from across Canada and the USA. Fellow authors included Michael Springate, Alexandra Karb, Nicola Vulpe, David J. MacKinnon, Raymond...

March 19, 2019

I thought that you might enjoy this short interview with Ottawa's Rogers Daytime TV host Dylan Black about my second novel, Quill of the Dove, and my cross-Canada book launches. Details on the launches are at the link below.

https://www.writersunion.ca/notice/ishaw/quil...

March 14, 2019

I am delighted to be launching Quill of the Dove in Vancouver, my hometown. The launch will be at Massy Books (229 East, Georgia Street) on April 6, 2019, at 6:30 pm. I will be reading alongside acclaimed Guernica authors, Michael Springate, Arianna Dagnino and Alexand...

January 26, 2019

Things are looking up in 2019. My publisher, Guernica Editions, has organized some exciting book launches in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. I am particularly looking forward to the first launch of Quill of the Dove on April 6 in Vancouver, my hometown. It is always g...

January 1, 2019

 With two hours to go to the end of 2018, I just wanted to say to family and friends that it has been a banner year for my writing and literary activities. At the top of the list is finishing my second novel, Quill of the Dove, and finding a publisher, Guernica Edition...

November 11, 2018

My book launches for Toronto and Montreal are now lined up, and I am now musing over where to launch Quill of the Dove in Ottawa and other Canadian cities. The choice of venue is always a tough decision. In a bookstore or bar or café? Increasingly, authors are looking...

October 28, 2018

I drove down to Toronto and back yesterday to participate in my publisher's fortieth anniversary bash at the International Festival of Authors (Harbourfront). Clocking 900 km, it was a long drive but certainly worth it to hear readings by some of Guernica's finest fict...

October 23, 2018

I enjoyed a wonderful Sunday lunch as a guest of my publisher, Guernica Editions, at the stunning Toula Restaurant in Toronto. Located on the 38th floor of One Harbourfront, the restaurant boasts one of the best views in Toronto. The occasion was the International Visi...

October 16, 2018

I was pleased to participate in an interview with Toronto literary critic Mayank Bhatt about my new novel Quill of the Dove and the motivations behind my writing.  I invite you to read the interview at his website here.

Cheers,

Ian Thomas Shaw

October 6, 2018

I feel very honoured that my publisher, Guernica Editions, has chosen to feature my novel, Quill of the Dove, as the first entry in its rights catalogue. Interested international publishers and film producers can access the full catalogue through the Guernica websites...

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