Media and Events
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First review as the book was launched!

Full Review The Waiting Hours here. (Spoiler Alert)

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Atlantic Book Awards

Honoured to be nominated for the Thomas Raddall Fiction Prize. Congratulations to Jaime Burnet and winner Michael Crummey! Please support Atlantic Writers.

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Uxbridge, Ontario

Wow! Brunch with Steven Price. Exceptional interviewer, gob-smacking crowd, in a beautiful location. Thank you to all the volunteers who make it happen.

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A Different Drummer 

A beautiful bookstore. Intimate and welcoming. A wonderful evening with Giller nominated Steven Price. Lucky me. 

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AX Arts & Culture Centre, Sussex, NS

Beautiful. Amazing artist/community run venue. So much heart in this town. I adored it.Thank you Beth and Peter Powning for taking such good care of me.

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Moncton! Attic Owl Reading Series

So lucky to read with Emilie Turmel and Gabriel Robichaud.

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Halifax Central Library Book Launch, May 9

Beautiful space. Wonderful interviewer: John DeMont.Check out his books! Thanks to the beautiful Halifax Central Library for hosting me.

Gimli Film Festival

Thank you for what I hear was a wonderful screening.

Shawn Doyle!

Actra Award Best Actor The Disappeared

Book Club Stillwater, NS

A Ukrainian Feast! Thank you, Gail for the wonderful evening.

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A special gift from a reader. Thank you, Kathy. 

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Commonwealth Regional Writing Prize. Ceremony in Delhi, India. Forever in my heart.

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Wonderful to speak with Shelagh Rogers.

Interview about The Waiting Hours here.

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Bookmark Halifax!

How do you properly thank this bookstore, Michael Hamm, and the team. Go buy books!.

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Parry Sound

Always a great event. And an incredible feast! Bonus time with Charlotte.

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Grimsby, Ontario

A stunning event. An introduction that made me tear up. New friends. And the most extraordinary readers! It was overwhelming.

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What Company!

28 Books to Watch for Spring 2019 

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Lunenburg Litfest

Michael Crummey and I being photobombed by Amherst chief librarian extraordinaire, Dee. Hope you won the scavenger hunt!

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Lunenburg Book Launch May8, 2019

Such a special night. Huge thanks to Michael, Jennifer, the Lunenburg School of Art, and the amazing community.

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Best Debut Feature Female Eye Festival Thank you!

AFF Premiere

Lucky gal!

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Nominated for the Impac Dublin Literary Award. 

Cyprus Literary Festival

Thank you for all your wonders. 

Toronto 
International 
Festival of Authors

Thank you Penguin Canada, Harper Collins US, Weidenfeld &Nicolson UK.

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TIFA 2019

What an honour to join Maureen Jennings, Guy Gavriel Kay, and Linden McIntyre.And to read a t Union Station and an impromptu writing class with young students skipping school! 

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Wonderful to be invited to chat

Thanks to CTV and host Jayson Baxter.You made it easy.

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St. Albert, Alberta

Wonderful to spend time with author Jacqueline Baker. I am always so humbled by the efforts to make writers welcome. So grateful I could come and spend time with my Alberta family. 

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Lorenzo Series

Loved my tour in New Brunswick and all those I met along the way.Thank you Andrea and Jessica.  I'm coming back!

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Kennebecasis Library

Made me want to curl up in a nook and read until closing time.

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Bookboxlove

Love everything about this concept. SOLD OUT

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The Disappeared awarded Coup de couer de la mise en scene in Dieppe, France. Award designed by Marc Dray (photo). Thanks to Dieppe International Film Festival. You were magnificent.

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Under this Unbroken Sky has won the Kobzar Literary Prize. 

Cheltenham Literary Festival, England

Extraordinary

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Thomas Head Raddall Fiction Award. 

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SOLD OUT The Waiting Hours has been selected for this wonderful gift box subscription. Love this concept.  https://bookboxlove.ca