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The Vancouver Writers Festival, 21-23 Oct

Good news everyone! Next month, I’ll be appearing (live and in the swarthiest of flesh) at the Vancouver Writers Festival! Having once called Vancouver home I have a heap of wonderful memories of that most pristine of coastal cities, so it’ll be great … More

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Behold! Gügor Speaks!

At the end of May, at Book Expo America 2013, people stopping into the Penguin booth had the opportunity to speak to one of the characters from my upcoming children’s novel, The Creature Department. The character in question was Gügor, who … More

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The Creature Department ARCs Glow in the Dark!

Imagine my surprise when I opened the box of ARCs for The Creature Department and discovered they glowed in the dark. Seriously. No one told me about this, but wow…awesome. That’s it. What else is there to say? Not much. (Except what everyone … More

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The Creature Department: Coming in November 2013

I’m very pleased to announce the upcoming publication of my newest—and perhaps most unusual—novel, The Creature Department. What makes the book so amazing (apart from a deeply affecting story and sparkling prose, of course) is the fact it’s not just a … More

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