Before My Time

Cover reveal! Introducing the beautiful new cover of the upcoming paperback edition of my memoir. Notice anything different? Normally, the paperback release of a book happens about a year after the hardcover’s original publication date. Sometimes, the paperback’s cover requires a tweak, an update, or even a complete makeover from the hardcover’s dust jacket. And, occasionally, in extremely rare cases, the book’s original title is changed. Wait, what? My memoir, originally and for-the-moment titled Daughter of Family G : a memoir of cancer genes, love and fate was published late September, 2019. At that time, I went on a cross-Canada

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Before My Time / Daughter of Family G reading guide.

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

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Charlottetown, PEI

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  

Ottawa Writers Festival

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.

Edmonton LitFest

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 

Vancouver, BC

Please join me at the Indigo Granville bookstore in Vancouver on October 17th at 7pm for a special Daughter of Family G launch. Hope to see you there!   NB There was a error with an earlier posting. The reading is NOT at the Robson store. Please tell your friends. Sorry for any confusion!!! 2505 Robson  

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