Books

Taylor Kerrick Mysteries ~ Preview

Posted by on Aug 17, 2018 in Blog, Books, Events | 0 comments

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Sunday, August 19, 2 pm, Merrickville Legion: I’ll be joining six other Merrickville writers – Bruce Kemp, Lesley Strutt, Victor Suthren, Charles R Merredew, Claire Smith and Michael Whittaker – at another of the events sponsored by the Merrickville and District Historical Society in celebration of the Merrickville 225th Anniversary.

I’ll be taking this opportunity to preview the first paperback edition of my Taylor Kerrick Mystery series. Book 1 – The Ivory Express – will launch November 1.

Klee Wyck: Emily Carr and Indigenous People

Posted by on Jun 9, 2018 in Blog, Books, Emily Carr, Events | 0 comments

KleeWyckCover 1941Good thing the Merrickville and District Historical Society does such a great job of getting the word out. I’m so busy working on the third volume of Emily Carr’s BC that I haven’t posted a word about this presentation. As requested by the organizers, I’ll be focusing on Emily’s relationship with Indigenous people as illustrated in her first book, Klee Wyck, and I’ll also be talking a bit about the settler experience she recorded in her second book, The Book of Small. Part of the Merrickville 225 celebrations. June 17, Merrickville Legion, 2 pm. (more…)

Emily Carr: Evolution

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018 in Blog, Books, Emily Carr, Events | 0 comments

Emily Carr EvolutionTruly delighted by the interest in Emily Carr here in my new home village. I’ve been asked to talk about Carr’s art and not being any sort of art expert, I’ve decided to discuss the evolution of her work based on the influence of events in her life.

Merrickville Public Library
Monday, April 23, 7 pm

CICK Smithers – Podcast – 2016-10-21

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in Books, Emily Carr, Events | 0 comments

Today I had the privilege of talking about Emily Carr’s BC with the people of Smithers, as the guest of Sheila Peters on her hour-long CICK radio show “In the Shadow of the Mountain.” It brought back such great memories of my travels along Highway 16. Click here for the podcast.

BC BookWorld callout for Emily Carr’s BC

Posted by on Sep 29, 2016 in Blog, Books, Emily Carr | 0 comments

2016-autumn-bc-booklookSo much appreciate this mention for Emily Carr’s BC in the most respected book related journal in the province (and a lot farther afield). Really, check out BC BookWorld for excellent articles and all the scoop on new releases.

Emily Carr House: September 17

Posted by on Sep 4, 2016 in Blog, Books, Emily Carr, Events | 0 comments

2016-09-17 EventIf you’re going to be in Victoria on September 17, I’d love to see you at Emily Carr House. Great opportunity to chat about Emily and her travels, with readings from Book Two of the trilogy, Emily Carr’s BC: Northern BC & Haida Gwaii. This terrific event is hosted by Jan Ross, curator of Emily Carr House, with free admission sponsored by the Victoria Foundation as part of their Victoria Foundation Day. I’m delighted to be talking about Emily’s travels against the backdrop of Jen Burgess’ art in her exhibition “on a Tangent Tear.”
Hope to see you there.