Home Truths One of Ten Nominees for Red Maple

Home Truths, juvenile fiction book
Plans are settling into place for the Red Maple celebrations in Toronto and Ottawa in May. “Home Truths” is one of the ten nominees. I’ll be visiting schools in Uxbridge and Ottawa, doing signings and Q/A sessions, and meeting a lot of kids who have read the book. Always fun to do that. Writing is so solitary, that it’s wonderful to actually meet people who have actually read your book.

Oh, and I had a delightful phone interview with the student who will be introducing me at Harbourfront. So many perks to the writing game.

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2 Responses to “Home Truths One of Ten Nominees for Red Maple”

  • Sue:

    Good luck. I hope you win as this is yet another awesome book!

    • Hi Sue,
      I didn’t win the Red Maple – Kenneth Oppel did, for “Half-Brother,” a fine book.
      But – and I’m not making this up – in a way every writer or illustrator nominated for one of the Tree Awards across the country is a winner – your books go into schools and are read by enthusiastic readers – what more can an author ask for?

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