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A DOCTOR’S QUEST to Saskatoon: Gretchen Roedde joins fundraising efforts

It takes a special type of person to brave a Prairie winter, which explains why the intrepid Dr. Gretchen Roedde, author of A Doctor’s Quest: The Struggle for Mother and Child Health Around the Globe (Dundurn Press, 2012), travelled to … Continue reading

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Raising the bar: Steven Skurka shares career landmark with Windsor law students

Steven Skurka–noted litigator, radio host, and author of Tilted: The Trials of Conrad Black (Dundurn 2011)–recently spoke to aspiring lawyers at the University of Windsor’s law school. Participating in the school’s Bernard Cohn Memorial Lecture series, Skurka reflected on the role … Continue reading

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Kositsky keynote sets the stage for literature and drama workshop

Lynne Kositsky, author of Minerva’s Voyage (Dundurn Press, 2009) and the forthcoming Plagues of Kondar (Dundurn Press, 2014), will provide the keynote address at The Literature, The Stage, The Artist, an upcoming professional development day for English and drama teachers. Her talk on Shakespeare … Continue reading

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Dr. Roedde to address Carleton University

Dr. Gretchen Roedde is proving one of the National Capital Region’s most in-demand speakers. Following engagements with the Canadian Society for International Health, the Canadian International Development Agency, and Ottawa’s Perfect Books, the A Doctor’s Quest (Dundurn 2012) author is set to … Continue reading

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Double exposure for Gretchen Roedde’s A DOCTOR’S QUEST

Dr. Gretchen Roedde, author of the bestselling A Doctor’s Quest (Dundurn 2012), is the subject of two recent profiles: one by the Toronto Star’s Catherine Porter, and another by Norm Tollinsky of the Northern Ontario Medical Journal. Highlighting Dr. Roedde’s work … Continue reading

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A doctor continues her quest: Gretchen Roedde launches book on maternal health

It looks like congratulations are just what the doctor ordered! After a well-attended launch featuring a reading by Dr. Gretchen Roedde, a speech by Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus, and music by Dave Patterson, Dr. Roedde’s A Doctor’s Quest (Dundurn 2012) is in reprint! Highlights of … Continue reading

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Gretchen Roedde starts her rounds with A DOCTOR’S QUEST

Dr. Gretchen Roedde began September with a bang: her book, A Doctor’s Quest: The Struggle for Mother-and-Child Health Around the Globe (Dundurn Press 2012), debuted on the Globe & Mail bestsellers list (print edition) a whole week before the book’s official publication date! And it’s on this … Continue reading

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The hardest working YA author in Saskatoon

Alison Lohans, YA/children’s author and one of the HSW Literary Agency’s most active clients, puts her seemingly boundless energy to the test this month at the When Words Collide conference. This literary marathon runs Friday, August 10 to Sunday, August … Continue reading

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Alison Lohans: woman of distinction

Congratulations to Alison Lohans, HSW Literary Agency’s own Jacqui Shumiatcher Woman of Distinction Award-winner! Presented by the Regina, Saskatchewan YWCA, this latest accolade recognizes Alison’s contributions to the arts and to writing in particular. Alison is the author of twenty-four books for children … Continue reading

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Steven Skurka’s “Closing Arguments” available as podcast

There’s great news for Steven Skurka fans who live outside NewsTalk 1010′s listening area: Steven’s new radio show, “Closing Arguments,” is available as a podcast! During the first episode of the show, which debuted yesterday afternoon, the Tilted author hosted noted … Continue reading

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