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2012 in Pictures

So that’s it for 2012. The world didn’t end. Life goes on. Et cetera. Wasn’t sure how to recap the year, so I’m doing in pictures. Here are, roughly in chronological order, my ten favourite-slash-most-significant images from the past twelve … More

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Dust City Book Trailer

This week, I spoke at a battle-of-the-books event, one with an internet hook-up between Toronto and Winnipeg, where Dust City is on the shortlist for the Manitoba Young Readers’ Choice Award. At the event, groups of students put together presentations … More

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The Mysteries of Radio

In October, Dust City was nominated for the 2012 Red Maple Award, part of Ontario’s Forest of Reading Program; a couple weeks ago, one of the organizers contacted the nominees with an unexpected proposition. “We would like to see if a … More

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Dust City Nominated for the 2012 Red Maple Award

Good news, everyone. Dust City has been nominated for the Red Maple Award by the Ontario Library Association! This award is part of the Forest of Reading program, in which students from across Ontario read each of the nominated titles … More

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New Softcover For Dust City!

This fall (Sep 15, 2011) marks the release of the softcover edition of Dust City. Often with a new edition of a book, it’s common for publishers to tinker with the original—the cover, I mean, not the words. So I was … More

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