Selfie in the Toronto Star

Posted by on Oct 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Hi there! I was chosen as one of 10 “Rising authors you need to meet” by the Toronto Star, and took a selfie of myself with the book. Check it out below.  

Word on the Street 2015!

Posted by on Sep 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Hey Toronto, I’ll be at Word on the Street today! First, at 12 pm, I’ll be with artist Hoda Zarbaf at Sculpting New Reads. She has created an art installation based on the themes of Cauchemar. It’s a fascinating sculpture—Check out the video! Then, at 1:15 pm, I’ll be reading with Andrew Pyper, James Grainger and David […]

The Winnipeg International Writers’ Festival

Posted by on Sep 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Hi folks. I’ll be reading at the Winnipeg International Writers’ Festival (THIN AIR) on Friday, September 25 (and I’m ever so excited)! For full details, head to THIN AIR’s website. Oh, and while you’re there, please check out this blog post I wrote about Cauchemar.

Cauchemar reviewed in Broken Pencil Magazine

Posted by on Sep 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I’m pleased to share a great review of Cauchemar, from the 20th Anniversary Issue of Broken Pencil (and a happy anniversary to them!).    

Lovely review in Scene Magazine (London, Ontario)

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Check out this wonderful review of Cauchemar in Scene Magazine (London, Ontario).

Festivals aplenty!

Posted by on Jul 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

A quick note to say: stay tuned for some wonderfully exciting literary festival news. I’m incredibly grateful and pleased to be able to share Cauchemar.

It’s officially sweltering.

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Well, summer has arrived, and brought with it decidedly swampy temperatures and humidity. In book news, there’ve been some very kind Amazon reviews recently—if you have a moment, please review Cauchemar on Amazon/Goodreads. As well, I spotted Cauchemar at the Danforth location of Book City and was so pleased.    

Happy (almost) Mother’s Day!

Posted by on May 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

If you’re on the lookout for a Mother’s Day gift, please check out Sideroad Twenty’s Wine and Book Club, which pairs (you guessed it) books and locally produced wine. On offer is a copy of Cauchemar, and two bottles of wine: the Flat Rock 2013 Twisted and the Creekside 2013 Syrah. Delicious!

State of the (Cauchemar) Union

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Hard to believe so much time has passed since I last wrote here. The book is well and truly out in the world, and I feel so honoured when I see it featured on a table (or in the iBooks store!). If you’re so inclined, please check out the stops on the Cauchemar blog tour, […]

Cauchemar is an Editors’ Pick for Best Books of March

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Yesterday afternoon, I was just whipping up a guest post, when a tweet nearly gave me a heart attack (in the most positive way imaginable). Cauchemar is one of’s Best Books of March, and the Canadian Spotlight pick! In a word: Yay.