Christy Ann Conlin's first collection of her short stories is entitled Watermark, and while I haven't read either of her two previous (and highly acclaimed) full-length novels, I came away from Watermark suitably impressed with her short fiction work. There are eleven stories here, all in fine form, and no two alike, yet Ms. Conlin's voice throughout is strong and sure, once you get the feel for it.
Genevieve Graham is the best-selling author of such books as Tides of Honour, Come From Away, At the Mountain's Edge and Promises to Keep. The good news is that Ms. Graham has a new novel that is set for release in March 2020. It is entitled The Forgotten Home Child and it is a historical fiction novel based on the British Home Child program that was in effect from 1896 until 1948.
The following article was penned by Rachel Bryant, author of The Homing Place: Indigenous and Settler Literary Legacies of the Atlantic. It was originally published on her website on September 21st, 2019 and is reproduced here with her kind permission.
Frederick Walker "Casey" Baldwin—athlete, engineer, aeronaut, sailor, politician, activist, conservationist—was a true gentleman, modest to a fault. As one of Alexander Graham Bell's young associates, Casey was the first Canadian to fly.
Allan Hudson is a New Brunswick author and interviewer. He has written several books of short stories, two thriller-adventure novels featuring his Drake Alexander character, Dark Side of a Promise and Wall of War.
The author of "Send More Tourists...the Last Ones Were Delicious" talks to The Miramichi Reader about her love of libraries, favourite authors and stories, and raising plants.
The Place is actually a prequel to his 2018 book The Crackie, which was on my 2019 longlist for "The Very Best! Book Awards in the Fiction category.
Trudy J. Morgan-Cole is the author of the forthcoming Breakwater Books release, A Roll of the Bones, which is due out in mid-October. Her previous book was the well-received novel Most Anything You Please.