Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

I’m pleased to be teaming up with Lunenburg Bound Books for the third of my Nova Scotia Daughter of Family G events! Hope to see you at 7pm on Thursday, September 26th.   

Ross Creek, NS

I’m honoured to have The Ross Creek Centre for the Arts host a special “hometown” launch of Daughter of Family G.   I hope you’ll join me for an evening of story and song, and a peek inside my family photo album. There will also be a Q&A and book signing. Seated is limited, so this is a ticketed event. See below to reserve your spot! Books will be available for purchase at the event. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased via the following link: Ross Creek Centre for the Arts Books can also be pre-ordered in advance for pick-up

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Daughter of Family G

September 24, 2019 is the release date for--Daughter of Family G: a Memoir of Cancer Genes, Love and Fate

Word by word

How’s your summer been? Mine’s been busy in the best possible sense. When I wasn’t in the garden with the bees, or preparing for my youngest to head off to university, or teaching at the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, I was recording the audiobook version of Daughter of Family G. I knew from the start that it was going to be an interesting journey, especially when we had to enlist the help of two cast iron ravens to steady the stand for the i-Pod I’d be using to read the manuscript. (The fuzzy blue blanket we’d draped over

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Why this book, now?

Hello Summer—season of wild exquisite light and ideas that require open-hearted courage. The publication date for Daughter of Family G is still three months off, but there’s plenty happening behind the scenes in preparation for the September 24th launch. As the final touches are being added to the cover, I’ve been prepping to record the audio book, and my fabulous publicist at Penguin Random House Canada has been putting together an amazing fall tour. I’ve already posted the details for a few of the events and there will be more added in the weeks to come. So far cities include:

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