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On Trying Not To Fly By the Seat of My Pants
I’m a writer who regularly finishes projects, but I wouldn’t describe myself as a writer with a regular practice. This is something I feel I should be able to correct and yet somehow writing continues ...
one day ago
The Kids Club Interview: Jennifer Maruno Explores the Complications of Tween Friendship In Her New Book
For kids enjoying their first years of social independence, negotiating new friendships can be overwhelming. Bonds are quickly made and broken, leaving confusion and tears in their wake. In her newest ...
February 19, 2020
Women, Politics, and Power: Read an Excerpt from Stephanie MacKendrick's Inspiring New Book 'In Good Hands'
Author, community leader, and former journalist Stephanie MacKendrick wants young women to get excited about politics. Her new book, In Good Hands: Remarkable Female Politicians From Around the World ...
February 18, 2020
What Do You Wish You Had Known Before Becoming a Children's Book Creator?
I’ve worked in children’s publishing for nearly fifteen years and I’ve been writing children’s books for about five years. All this to say, I learned a lot about the realities of publishing children’s ...
February 18, 2020
Lucky Seven: Raymond A. Rogers Examines the Price of Progression In His New Book
Raymond A. Rogers knows a thing or two about the delicate relationship between humans and their environment. Working in Nova Scotia as a commercial fisher in the early 1990s, he witnessed the industry's ...
February 17, 2020
Blogpost #5: I READ CANADIAN x BLACK HISTORY MONTH = #BlackCanadianAuthor Celebration
On February 19, 2020, thousands of schools and libraries across Canada will be reading books by Canadian authors. I Read Canadian Day started off as an idea by author Eric Walters in response ...
February 16, 2020
Blogpost #4: START TO FINISH, The Story Behind the Story 2- A Likkle Miss Lou
In this second instalment of my START TO FINISH, The Story Behind the Story series, I focus on my latest picture book A Likkle Miss Lou: How Jamaican Poet Louise Bennett Coverley Found ...
February 13, 2020
The Lucky Seven Interview: Michael Coren Talks Religion and Inclusivity In His New Book
Michael Coren has been many things throughout his long and fascinating career: an award-winning television and radio host, a regular columnist for The Toronto Star, and a prolific author with sixteen ...
February 12, 2020
Keep It Short: Michael Melgaard Examines Grief, Loss, and Regret In His New Collection
A son forces his mother to face the devastating impact of her gambling addiction. A divorcee living in a run-down trailer park becomes obsessed with the activities of the people next door. Two long-time ...
February 11, 2020
"This Was the Perfect Time for Me to Tell the Story" Amanda Leduc Talks Fairy Tales, Disability, and Progress in Her New Book
The often-problematic role of disabled people in fairy tales hasn't been widely studied, but author Amanda Leduc's new book Disfigured: On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space (Coach House) is determined ...