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Around the Country in 180 Days: Richard Scarsbrook confirms readings through October

If our date book is any indication, Richard Scarsbrook is as busy as he is prolific! The Nothing Man and the Purple Zero (Dancing Cat/Cormorant Books) author has announced public appearances–including readings and writing workshops–right through to October. Scarsbrook kicked … Continue reading

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Two books and a launch for YA-author Richard Scarsbrook

September 2013 promises to be especially busy for Richard Scarsbrook: he has two new books being published! Scarsbrook’s first full-length collection of poetry, Six Weeks (Turnstone 2013), will be released at the end of the month, and it’s already receiving … 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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The grand tour: Richard Scarsbrook schedules 2013 readings throughout southern Ontario

A new year has brought new opportunities to meet, hear, and study with author Richard Scarsbrook! The author of the White Pine Award-winning The Monkeyface Chronicles (Thistledown Press, 2010) is scheduled to host a variety of workshops and readings right through the … Continue reading

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Richard Scarsbrook to celebrate Canadian writing at BookFest Windsor

Award-winning writer Richard Scarsbrook returns to BookFest Windsor this weekend to help the Southwestern Ontario city celebrate the variety of writing the region, and Canada as a whole, has to offer. Scarsbrook’s BookFest duties include moderating readings by winners of BookFest’s student poetry … 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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Wrapping and recapping Canadian Children’s Book Week

TD Canadian Children’s Book Week has wrapped for another year, and Alison Lohans is safely back home in Saskatchewan. Alison’s trip to Labrador was a hectic one, but she met many avid young readers and left with fond memories of … Continue reading

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Martin Mordecai celebrates 50 years of Jamaican independence

Critically acclaimed Jamaican-Canadian children’s author Martin Mordecai honours the country of his birth with a reading on Thursday, June 7, 2012. Part of the Toronto festivities celebrating the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence, the reading features excerpts from Martin’s Blue Mountain Trouble, as well as a … Continue reading

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TD Canadian Children’s Book Week links Lohans with Labrador

Fresh off her Woman of Distinction Award-win, prolific children’s author Alison Lohans reaffirms her commitment to youth literacy by touring Labrador during TD Canadian Children’s Book Week. Alison began with a public reading in Labrador City, where she spoke about the … 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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