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I am thrilled to share the news that Quill of the Dove has been optioned for a limited television series by Original Pictures. For a novelist, it doesn't get much better than this :) Cheers, Ian Thomas Shaw www.ianthomasshaw.com Below is the Press Release from Guernica Editions   FOR IMMEDIATE... More

New Publication

I’m happy to announce that my new novel Spinster Kang has come out from Inanna publications in May 2019.   More

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Katie Welch's story Saint Watching Over House About To Burn won Second Place in the 2019 Okanagan Short Story Contest. https://fccs.ok.ubc.ca/about/events-workshops/short-story/ More

New Publication

I am delighted to announce the recent publication of my novel "The Afrikaner" (Guernica, Toronto, April 2019). Se between South Africa and Namibia, "The Afrikaner" is an on-the-road adventure story that covers the terrains of race, love, science, and historical guilt. The book is inspired by the... More

Congratulations

Congratulations to all recipients of the Manitoba Books awards announced Friday, May 3rdat the Winnipeg Art Gallery, with a special cheer for TWUC member David A. Robertson who was runner up in the Manitoba Indigenous Writer of the Year Award, and winner of the McNally Robinson Book for Young... More

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Take a peek and listen to my new Inside the World of Dawn podcast: https://www.worldofdawn.com/2019/04/24/podcast-14-inside-the-world-of-dawn/ More

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I'm happy to report that CELTIC KNOT, the debut novel in my Clara Swift Tales 'history with a mystery' fiction series, was awarded the Bronze Medal for Best Regional Fiction (Canada East) in the 2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards (the IPPYs). CELTIC KNOT, self-published through Friesen Press,... More

Congratulations

I'm happy to report that Fat Cats, the fourth novel in my Dyed In The Green fiction series about Canada's national parks was awarded the Gold Medal for Best Regional Fiction (Canada West) in the 2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards. The Dyed In The Green series also won Silver in the Book Series-... More

Congratulations

I am very happy to share that La Brigantessa was awarded Gold for Historical Fiction in the 2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards: http://independentpublisher.com/article.php?pa  Link to Inanna Publications: https://www.inanna.ca/index.php/catalog/la-brigantessa/I   More

New Publication

I am proud to announce that I'm releasing my debut collection of short fiction, Naming the Shadows, with Porcupine's Quill in September 2019. It has been a fabulous experience getting the book ready to launch with such a quality press.  More

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