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Members' Activity

John Passfield has posted 17 short readings from his novel Eleonora Duse: Let Me Have My Wings (Rocks Mills Press, 2021) on YouTube. Each video is accompanied  by a note about the poetic novel as an art-form.  More

New Publication

Pleased to announce that Jason and the Wonderhorn is now an e-book in the new time  travel series Fogbound Through Time, available in Kindle and Kobo. More

Literary Reading or Event

On November 6, 2021, Donna Besel's latest book, The Unravelling: Incest and the Destruction of a Family, was officially released. On November 18, McNally Robinson Booksellers held the hybrid launch at their Winnipeg bookstore, where they announced the first print run had sold out. Thanks go out to... More

New Publication

Watch my short video introduction: https://youtu.be/mQoxvsDHUk0  The true story of best-selling spiritual writer Henri Nouwen's unexpected friendship with a trapeze troupe in a travelling circus.  Now, twenty-five years after Nouwen’s death, his friend and colleague Carolyn Whitney-Brown presents... More

Members' Activity

John Passfield has posted 15 short readings of his novel, Pauline Johnson: Know Who I Am (Rocks Mills Press, 2021), on YouTube, under John Passfield Novels. Each has a note on the technique of the Poetic Novel. He is currently preparing YouTube readings on his latest novel, Eleonora Duse: Let Me... More

New Publication

Print copies will be available in September 2022 but digital editions are now on the Orca website: https://www.orcabook.com/Product/Index/7164?CategoryId=1303 Super excited to finally see this pandemic writing project go to market. Thanks to my agent Stacey Kondla at the Rights Factory, all the... More

Members' Activity

I'm delighted to join the Writers' Union of Canada and look forward to making connections with other Canadian Writers as well as enjoying the incredible resources available to members. The life of a writer can be very solitary at times, so please don't hesitate to contact me to chat, share... More

Workshop

On March 10, 2022 at 11 AM ET and 1 PM ET, join a group of best-selling, award-winning authors who will discuss their latest books. Internationally acclaimed author Lawrence Hill will discuss his first children’s book, Beatrice and Croc Harry, Natasha Deen will talk about her latest, The Signs and... More

New Publication

Urgent Message from a Hot Planet: Navigating the Climate Crisis  was released in January 2022 by Orca Book Publishers as part of their Orca Issues series. For ages 12+, it outlines the science behind global heating and its root causes, provides ways to take action and honours the efforts of the... More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

Please join Eric Walters and Paul Coccia as they celebrate their new book On The Line from Orca Book Publishers. They will be joined by moderator Alon Ozery, author of the memoir Even The Sidewalk Could Tell: How I Came Out to My Wife, My Three Children, and the World. All are welcome to this free... More

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