The HSW Literary Agency


Alison Lohans’ PICTURING ALYSSA a double-nominee!

Alison Lohans‘ young adult novel Picturing Alyssa (Dundurn Press 2011) has been shortlisted for two 2011 Saskatchewan Book Awards! Nominated for the Children’s Literature Award and the Regina Book Award, Picturing Alyssa follows young Alyssa Dixon as she steps back in time … 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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GIRL IN SHADES makes waves south of the border

Perhaps we wrote too soon when we recapped the best of the press garnered by Allison Baggio‘s debut novel, Girl in Shades. A review from Pennsylvania’s The Weekender found its way to our inbox only this morning, and it is quite the rave. … Continue reading

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Best of the press!

As November draws to a close, the lists of bests and most-memorables seem to come from all corners of publishing. Yes, the HSW Literary Agency thinks it’s a little too early to reflect on the whole year, too. Instead, we’re rounding-up recent media attention for Allison Baggio’s debut novel, Girl in Shades. Continue reading

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Mary Lou Dickinson at Novel Idea

Those of you who are looking ahead to March may want to circle Thursday the 10th on your calendars: Mary Lou Dickinson, author of the acclaimed Ile D’Or (Inanna Publications, May 2010), will read from her novel at Kingston, Ontario’s … Continue reading

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