Victoria, BC

Can’t wait to return to Victoria, BC on October 16, for an evening at the wonderful Bolen Books!  Ami McKay makes her much-anticipated return to Bolen Books! She’s wowed us all with her incredible fiction, and now she’s back with her memoir, Daughter of Family G. In it, she explores not only her own life but the legacy of her family, the most detailed and longest cancer geneology ever studied, and how that legacy and the shadow of Lynch syndrome has affected her. This incredibly informative and touching event will be one you won’t want to miss.  

Hamilton, ON

I’m so excited to be part of the 2019 Fall GritLit Reading Series!  Please join me at the Homewood Suites by Hilton in Hamilton on October 3, for an evening of readings and conversation about Daughter of Family G.  This is a ticketed event. ($15 for the evening, or $30 for the entire Fall series.) For more information or to purchase tickets, please click the GritLit link.  Ami McKay at GritLit Hope to see you there!

Toronto, ON

I’ll be reading in the auditorium of the North York Central Library as part of the TPL “eh list” series on October 2 at 7pm.  Bestselling author Ami McKay appears to discuss her new book Daughter of Family G: A Memoir of Cancer Genes, Love and Fate. Weaving together family history, genetic discovery, and scenes from her life, Ami McKay tells the compelling, true-science story of her own family’s unsettling legacy of hereditary cancer. In this intimate, candid, and probing genetic memoir, McKay explores the challenges that come from carrying a mutation that not only killed many people she loved,

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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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