Thursday, July 27, 2006

Brenda Chapman on CBC Radio

Brenda Chapman will be interviewed on CBC Radio Thunder Bay on Wednesday, August 2nd between 8.15-8.30 AM. She will be discussing her latest Napoleon YA Fiction title, "Hiding In Hawk's Creek". Later that same day, she will be reading and signing books at the local Chapters. Have fun, Brenda!

Thursday, July 20, 2006

Brenda Chapman is on the promotion trail

Brenda Chapman is having a very busy summer promoting her new Napoleon title, "Hiding in Hawk's Creek". Here is her current itinerary:

Monday, July 31st -- reading at Terrace Bay, Ontario public library

Tuesday, August 1st, 3pm -- reading at Port Arthur Library, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Wednesday, August 2nd, 6.30 pm -- book signing at Chapters, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Thursday, August 24th, 6.30 pm -- interview, CKCU 93.1 FM, Ottawa, Ontario

A teacher's review of "Hiding in Hawk's Creek" can be found at the following address:

Good luck with all your engagements, Brenda!

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

A new short story from Peggy Dymond Leavey

Popular Napoleon author Peggy Dymond Leavey was recently commissioned by the United Church to write a short story for their website's children's page. Titled "The First Step", the story can be found at Way to go Peggy!

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Mel Malton is on the move!

Mel Malton is doing a lot of travel this summer and fall in support of her new YA mystery title, "The Drowned Violin". Here is her itinerary:

July 8, 11 – 1: Signing at Loft of Books, Alliston

July 13, 6:30 p.m.: Reading at Huntsville Festival of the Arts Poetry Café, at The Porch restaurant

July 14, 6 p.m.: Launch of The Drowned Violin at the kick-off to the 5th annual Muskoka Novel Marathon, Stone House (Community Living Building), Huntsville

July 21 – 22: Reading/signing at Books By The Bay festival, Gullivers’ books, North Bay

July 28, 2 – 4 p.m.: Signing at Manticore Books, Orillia.

Be sure to check her out this summer if she's in your area!

On another note, Mel is appearing in Neil Simon's "The Dinner Party" at the Gravenhurst Opera House from July 31 to August 17. Is there anything this woman can't do? On September 9th at 9 a.m., she'll be involved in a creative writing workshop at Sundridge Library in Sundridge, Ontario, followed by a well deserved holiday in Newfoundland.

John Wilson's a blogger too!

Author John Wilson has his very own blog here on the system. You can check it out by clicking the John Wilson link at left. Enjoy!

"Vivian Untangled" launch at Mabel's Fables

On June 6, 2006, Mabel's Fables in Toronto hosted the launch of Sarah Hartt-Snowbell's "Vivian Untangled". Pictured are Sarah with publisher Sylvia McConnell (bottom) and her grand-daughter (top), engrossed in a book. Congratulations on a successful launch, Sarah!