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Pathologies a Top Ten Pick in Kingston WritersFest’s Canada 150

And a hundred and fifty thanks to those who nominated and then voted for my book! This list has to…

Wild Writers

  Going Wild! On the weekend of November 3-5, 2017, I’ll be at the Wild Writers Festival sponsored by The…

“A Different River” wins the Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest

My essay, “A Different River,” has won the Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest at The New Quarterly this year. I’m…

Pathologies included in Canada’s 150 Best Books

Overdue updates and recent news. Someone nominated Pathologies for this eclectic list of “Canada’s 150 Best Books.” Whoever you are,…

The Protégés Publish

Kingston WritersFest is now showcasing new work by Thalia Danielson and Meg Erb, the students that Lawrence Scanlan and I…

“Odd Jobs” longlisted for the CBC Literary Awards

    My very short essay “Odd Jobs” has been longlisted for the CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize. Congratulations to all…