Over the course of her working and writing life, Monica Kidd has been tugged in several directions: science, medicine, journalism, and literature, especially poetry.
Matthew Heneghan is the author of A Medic's Mind, his memoirs of working as a medic with both the armed forces and in civilian services. His account of dealing with PTSD, his family, alcoholism and more are vividly and candidly explored in his debut publication. At the time of this writing, A Medic's Mind is on "The Very Best!" Book Awards 2020 longlist for Best First Book (Non-Fiction).
Karen Schauber is the editor of the best-selling book The Group of Seven Reimagined, an extraordinary combination of art and flash fiction. I had many questions about the book, it's design and eventual realization.
Anita Kushwaha is the author of Side by Side (2018, Inanna Publications), a book that I put on the 2020 long list for "The Very Best!" Book Awards for Best Fiction. Ms. Kushwaha has a new novel coming out in late January entitled Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters, to be published by HarperCollins), which I am looking forward to reading. Before she gets too busy promoting that book, I wanted to interview her for The Miramichi Reader.
Laura Churchill Duke is the author of Two Crows Sorrow (2019, Moose House Publications) the true story of a grisly murder that took place in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley in 1904. It is currently on the 2020 longlist for "The Very Best!" Book Awards for Best Non-Fiction. I wanted to know more about Ms. Churchill Duke and the research that went into telling Theresa McAuley Robinson's story.
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.
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.
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.