Really excited about this: on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at my favourite bookstore, McNally Robinson, I’ll be in conversation with the amazing writer & editor Warren Cariou, and one of my favourite journalists, Joanne Kelly, talking about The Evolution of Alice, my first novel, and how it all came to be.
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The Uniter had a great article in their paper about The Evolution of Alice and its winning On The Same Page 2016. The Uniter is the University of Winnipeg’s paper, which is nice because it’s my alma mater. On The Same Page is Manitoba’s biggest book club, and it tries to get all Manitobans reading, […]
Hello all, It’s been a long time since my last post. No excuse. I’ll be better at this. But now seems like a good time to do an update, because there’ve been some amazing things happening for “The Evolution of Alice.” Earlier this year, at the Manitoba Book Awards, after being nominated for four awards, […]
The last time I attended the Manitoba Book Awards, in 2013 at the West End Cultural Centre, I’d been nominated for three awards, including Best Book for Young People. It was a fantastic experience. And I learned that the cliches associated with awards ceremonies were true. It was just an honour to get nominated, for example. […]
I don’t get nervous speaking in public. It’s always been an odd thing about me. I like it. What makes me nervous about speaking events, like my book launch for “The Evolution of Alice“, is attendance. I’ve been lucky that my events have all been well-attended, but, for me, this time was different. It was […]
It’s almost here! On Sunday, September 14th at 2pm in the atrium at McNally Robinson Booksellers!
I’m very excited to be doing a main stage reading at this year’s Thin Air (Winnipeg International Writers Festival). I’ll be reading from my new novel, The Evolution of Alice. You can find a link to the interview right here. Check it out!
I’ve always wanted to be a writer. I think, generally, if you are a writer you’ve always wanted to be a writer, whether you’ve recognized it as early as grade three or not. I’ve always had an inclination to process and express myself through writing. Even in high school, as cheesy as it may sound, […]