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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Daughter of Family G 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 gather together in living rooms, libraries, community halls, classrooms and cafes to discuss my work has meant the world to me! I humbly offer this reading guide for my most recent book, Daughter of Family G with many thanks and the hope that you might consider adding it to your reading list. — Ami Daughter of Family G — A Readers’ Guide The questions, discussion topics, and additional resources that follow are intended 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 

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