Events & Announcements

Eden Mills Writers’ Festival: Update on past contest winners

I won an emerging writer award at the 2019 Eden Mills Writers’ Festival, next door to Rockwood, the village where I grew up. They asked me what happened after the festival. Here’s the interview:

Spotlight on Past Contest Winners

Launch Party!

March 12, 2020. I had my Montreal launch party at Café Shaika on Sherbrooke St. W in NDG. Introduced by Licia Canton, mentor and editor, it was wonderful experience. The next day (!) the covid lockdown began. My other planned launch parties in Halifax and Guelph were cancelled.

Live Stream Q&A Event

Feb 18, 2021. With Brad Kelln, author of “Tell Me More” & hosted by Pat Healey of the Laker News, Fall River, NS.

I miss Nova Scotia and this was a way to return for a visit, albeit virtually. Great to see many old friends and a few new ones, too. (Click image for Youtube link)

Shortlisted for the 2021 Crime Writers of Canada First Crime Book Award

April 22, 2021. Wow. Humbled and excited!!

Shortlisted for the 2021 Kobo Rakuten Emerging Writer Award!

May 4, 2021. Made the shortlist for the Mystery genre. Another surprising honour! Even more excited. Click the link for the press release.

Interviewed by the Crime Writers of Canada on Youtube.

Published August 30, 2021. Del Chatterson and I talked and joked about my sources of motivation, my process successes and failures, and even some surprises I encountered when writing True Patriots.

Part of a panel of Montreal-based crime writers

Online Panel Discussion: THURSDAY, October 14 – 12:30 to 1:30 pm


Hosted by the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series

Montreal-area members of Crime Writers of Canada discuss the pleasures of reading and writing crime fiction. Delvin Chatterson moderating with Anna Dowdall, A.J. Fotheringham, Russell Fralich, Michael Kent and Catherine McKenzie.

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