Tag Archives | canada

Ahead by a Century

I’ve just returned from nearly a month in Canada, and was lucky enough to catch iconic (but largely unknown outside of Canada) band The Tragically Hip twice in their farewell tour. Last night, the band gave their final concert before a smallish venue in their hometown of Kingston, Ontario (my college town, where I first […]

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In Which I Write A Sequel

So here’s some great news, there’s more ‘Neurotic Zombie’ on the way! I’ve just come off an epic book tour, introducing OCD zombie Adam Meltzer to the masses and my publisher Faber has asked for a follow-up book! I’ve actually been working away on sequel story since the Spring, but it looks like it’ll come out […]

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Yo Canada

This weekend I went back to Canada. Well, not exactly…but almost.  My university, Queen’s University at Kingston, based in Ontario, Canada owns a castle  in the UK (I know!) and in anticipation of Canada Day, they hosted a very special Castle Canada Day on Saturday. If you don’t know, Canada Day (July 1st) is a […]

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Oh Canada

Last night I was invited by the Canadian High Commission, along with two wonderful Canadian writers, to share perspective and inspiration on writing for young people. I’ve noticed that in the UK people don’t tend to think of Canadians in literature. Sure, we’ve got Margaret Atwood and Alice Munro, but beyond the big prize winners […]

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CanLit in the UK

I’m thrilled to be invited by the Canadian High Commission to be part of a very special YA literary salon on 7th May at the Official Residence of the Canadian High Commissioner.  I’ll be sharing the platform two incredible Canadian, and UK-resident, authors: Moira Young and Robert Paul Weston. Moira Young is a BC native, […]

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Get London Reading

The Canadian High Commission of London threw an awesome event called BookFest to celebrate Canadian authors and boost literacy in London alongside the Evening Standard’s monumental Get London Reading event.

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