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.

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...

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 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.


Ian Thomas Shaw

October 2, 2018

Nothing is quite as sweet for an author as opening a box of his freshly printed novels. I had the opportunity to grab from Gauvin Printing a couple of boxes of these beauties for use at upcoming local events. The mother lode was shipped off to the publisher and distrib...

September 29, 2018

I am excited to be invited to do a short reading of my novel, Quill of the Dove, at my publisher's 40th-anniversary reception in Ottawa on October 17, 2018. The reception starts at 5:30 pm at the 18th-floor boardrooms of KPMG, 150 Elgin. I hope to see many of you...

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