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Darcie Friesen Hossack’s university lecture available online

As previously announced, Darcie Friesen Hossack, author of the multi-award nominated Mennonites Don’t Dance (Thistledown Press 2010), was recently a guest of the University of Waterloo’s Conrad Grebel University College. Darcie was invited to take part in the college’s 2012 Mennonite … Continue reading

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Richard Scarsbrook to host 2012 White Pine Awards

His 2011 White Pine Award-win for The Monkeyface Chronicles (Thistledown Press 2010) is keeping author Richard Scarsbrook happily busy even a year later. He’s currently gearing up to host–with his characteristic energy and humour, no doubt–the 2012 White Pine Awards … Continue reading

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Shelly Sanders’ RACHEL’S SECRET set to launch

Our calendars are marked for the launch of Shelly Sanders‘ debut young adult novel, Rachel’s Secret! Burlington, Ontario’s historic  A Different Drummer Books will host Second Story Press as it fetes Shelly and her book on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Published in … Continue reading

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Breakfast with legal expert Steven Skurka

Steven Skurka–trial lawyer, CTV News legal expert, and author of Tilted: The Trials of Conrad Black (2nd ed. Dundurn Press 2011)–is slated to appear at a breakfast hosted by the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto on Thursday, February 23 at 7:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Darcie Friesen Hossack to give university lecture on Mennonite writing

British Columbia-based food columnist Darcie Friesen Hossack, author of the acclaimed short stories collected in Mennonites Don’t Dance (Thistledown Press 2010), is heading east this March. On Wednesday, March 7, 2012, Darcie will be a guest of Conrad Grebel University College at … Continue reading

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On the road with Allison Baggio

The calendar hasn’t turned yet, and already Allison Baggio‘s October schedule looks pretty full. In support of her debut novel, Girl in Shades, which is published on the first of the month, Allison will be making the rounds on the blog circuit. Scheduled stops … Continue reading

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An Evening of Celebration with Richard Scarsbrook

In celebration of his recent White Pine Award-win for The Monkeyface Chronicles, Richard Scarsbrook will take to the stage of Toronto’s Green Door Cabaret. The Featherless Bipeds, named for Richard’s 2006 YA novel, will join him in an evening that promises … Continue reading

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Celebrate the spring with an HSWLA author reading!

And they say that the fall is publishing’s biggest season! The next few weeks are proving to be busy ones for HSW Literary Agency authors. In addition to Martin Mordecai‘s Diaspora Dialogues reading on Thursday, May 19, there are a number of scheduled appearances … Continue reading

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Martin Mordecai: author, mentor and Diaspora Dialogues-contributor

Martin Mordecai, author of Free (currently on offer) and the much-celebrated middle grade novel Blue Mountain Trouble (Arthur A. Levine Books, 2009), will be busy these next few weeks. As a contributor to the latest Diaspora Dialogues anthology–TOK: Writing the New … Continue reading

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Meet novelist and foodie Kim Moritsugu!

Kim Moritsugu, one of the agency’s favourite novelist-cum-food aficionados, is helping the Toronto Public Library celebrate its 2011 Keep Toronto Reading Festival with a talk about plotting, food-in-fiction, and And Everything Nice,the fun-and-funny novelette Kim recently published with Orca. And Everything Nice … Continue reading

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