Monthly Archives: April 2014

Taking up residency at Open Book Toronto!

If you’ve noticed I haven’t been posting much on the ol’ idontlikemundays blog recently, it’s for two reasons:
1) I’m busily attempting to finish a good draft of the third installment of The Dead Kid Detective Agency, which will either be titled Loyalist to a Fault or United Empire State of Mind, so much of my [...]

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Apr. 26 | Toronto Public Library’s Book Bash

Are you a big reader or know some kids who are? And do you (or they) live in Toronto? Might I humbly suggest the Toronto Public Library’s upcoming Book Bash!
As part of the Keep Toronto Reading Festival, families are encouraged to celebrate with some of Canada’s most renowned children’s authors,illustrators, storytellers and musicians – which I [...]

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Apr. 14 | Coming to Waterloo for Indie Lit Night!

Next Monday, I’ll be heading back to my old stompin’ grounds – Waterloo, Ontario – to read as part of Indie Lit Night at the Starlight Social Club. (To be fair, I did very little stompin’ when I lived in Waterloo.)
Since 2007, some of Canada’s finest independent presses have been traveling to Waterloo to pair [...]

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Northern Diary: Last Plane to Wekweeti

I woke up super-early the next morning (6 a.m.), so as to avoid being in my pyjamas when the teachers arrived. My Gameti talk took place in the school library (though it was open to the public) and the attendees consisted of nearly all the middle and high school students, which was about 15 kids [...]

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