Please note: The paperback edition of my memoir, Before My Time will be available in the US and Canada, as well as internationally, March 30, 2021. (The Canadian hardcover edition was originally titled Daughter of Family G.) Before My Time can be ordered through your favourite local bookstore or online. Here are a couple of direct links to online retailers — CANADA: Chapters-Indigo USA: Barnes and Noble BEFORE MY TIME – a reading guide Dear Readers, I’m incredibly grateful for the support I’ve had from book clubs and reading groups over the years. Knowing that you’ve taken the time to …
I'll be participating in this year's Montreal Read for the Cure!
Can’t wait to read at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown! I’ll be there with the wonderful folks from Bookmark on November 7. Details TBA
I’ll be in Ottawa on October 27th for the Ottawa International Writers Festival. Please join me at 4:30pm at Christ Church Cathedral for a special Daughter of Family G event, including a discussion with CBC’s Lucy van Oldenbarneveld. This is a ticketed event. Please go to the following link to reserve your seat: Ami McKay at the Ottawa Writers Fest.
I’m thrilled to be presenting at this year’s LitFest Alberta in Edmonton, Canada’s original non-fiction festival. Please join me at noon on October 22nd for a brown bag lunch event at the Canadian Literature Centre at the University of Alberta. For details, please visit the LitFest website: Litfest Alberta 2019
A Conversation With Ami McKay will be held at 1pm, Oct. 20th at Calgary’s Memorial Park Library during this year’s Wordfest Imaginarium. In 2001, long before the advent of at-home DNA kits, Ami McKay tested positive for Lynch Syndrome, a genetic mutation responsible for the cancer that plagued her family for generations. Ever since, the bestselling novelist of The Birth House and The Witches of New York has been living “in an unsettling state between wellness and cancer.” With questions from award winning health and medicine journalist Christina Frangou, McKay will discuss her just released memoir, Daughter of Family G., and …