News and Announcements

FBCW – RCLAS Regional Spotlight

The Federation of BC Writers will be featuring New Westminster's Royal City Literary Arts Society in their upcoming Regional Spotlight on April 26th @ 7pm PST. Whether you're into poetry or prose, fiction or nonfiction, join us as you might discover a new favourite writer and ask a question or two. I will be reading… Continue reading FBCW – RCLAS Regional Spotlight

Memory Lane · Musings and Such

Childlike

It's still vivid, the memory. I was in fifth grade; I would have been ten or eleven. I had tied a corner of my handkerchief to the pointed tip of a ballpen, managed to secure the cap over the knot and twirled my instrument so that the fabric spun and wrap itself around the pen.… Continue reading Childlike

from the bookshelf · News and Announcements · reading

In Conversation with Francesca Ekwuyasi

The past weeks have been hectic, what with a new role at work, a deadline for an anthology, manuscript consulting for SFU. However, I'm pleased to announce that I have been better at carving out reading time in the past months--I'll talk about the titles in another post. Recently though, I have had the pleasure… Continue reading In Conversation with Francesca Ekwuyasi

fiction · Publication News · reading · writing

Excerpt from The Cine Star Salon

Things are picking up for me as I prepare for a late summer wedding and a book launch this fall. But here it is, the opening section of my debut novel, The Cine Star Salon. Launch and other related news will be announced soon, but I hope you enjoy this for the meantime. The clanging… Continue reading Excerpt from The Cine Star Salon

News and Announcements

Book Cover: The Cine Star Salon

Finally, I am sharing the book cover for my forthcoming debut novel, The Cine Star Salon. Love that it evokes that aspirational salon vibe while hinting at imperfections beneath the surface (check out that texture). A lovely work by Kate Hargreaves of coruskate.com. I promised an excerpt, but for now check out the synopsis at… Continue reading Book Cover: The Cine Star Salon