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Lacombe Days is an annual four-day festival that brings our community out to celebrate all that the City of Lacombe has to offer. Every year I coax more and more out-of-town family into joining us, until this year we had a packed house of 3 to 90 year olds…

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I’m excited to announce that I have landed a contract for my second novel, The Bird House, with ECW Press in Toronto. ECW Press is one of the most diversified independent publishers in North America, and I’ve so enjoyed reading their literary novels, inclu…

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Authors on Display

Sep 26, 2016
Over the course of my lifetime, I’ve started a handful of projects that I feel the most proud of. The Read Alberta Books project is right near the top of my list. This project sends travelling displays of award-winning Alberta books to hundreds of rural li…

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Cord Cutting

Sep 19, 2016
I feel like I’ve been on the set of the TV show SuperNanny, where Ms. Frost enters the homes of troubled families with the aim of helping them get back on track. I’ve spent the last few years tied to a dysfunctional yet loving family of characters as I’ve …

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Saturday, April 30th is Canada’s second annual Authors for Indies Day. This is the day when authors across the country head down to their local independent bookstore to shower them with love. We’ll be working as volunteer booksellers, chatting with fellow …

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Some student-run anthologies seem to do everything right. They provide great literary content, superb communications, and lots of celebrations for contributors and readers. Soliloquies Anthology, published by Concordia University, fits into this top-notch …

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