Honouring the Work

For me, the feeling just after editing a book of short stories is very much like having been at a really big, all-night party. The next morning—once I’ve sent those edits off to the editor—my head is full of vague memories of talking to dozens of people, and I’m worried …

A little more about Meteorites

There’s a new kid comin’ to town…. my next short story collection, Meteorites! The cover hasn’t been born yet but here’s a sneak peek into what’ll be inside. https://www.touchwoodeditions.com/book/meteorites/ Thanks, Touchwood / B&G. And Happy Thanksgiving to all of you. (And PS, there isn’t a meteorite in this photo, but isn’t …

Roses and Stories!!

Late summer roses with a datura in the background… and late summer celebrations. My next collection of short stories, Meteorites, will be published in June 2019, with Touchwood / Brindle & Glass. Needless to say, I’m over the moon! Here’s one of the stories that will be in the book, …

Reading in Perth, ON

I’m so pleased to announce that I’ll be bringing the fox back home… to Lanark County, that is. I’ll be reading at the library in Perth, ON, where some of these poems were written years ago! Here’s the info: “The Perth & District Union Public Library is pleased to be hosting author …

The Rules of the Kingdom

My third baby, and my first poetry collection, The Rules of the Kingdom, was officially launched at Munro’s Books in Victoria on February 28th. What a beautiful evening it was. My sincere gratitude to all who attended, or sent their good wishes my way.   It’s on the shelves of …