Tag Archives: Libraries

Kerouac’s Scrolled Manuscript and Britain’s Last Typewriter

Today I stared down Jack Kerouac’s 120 foot scrolled manuscript of On the Road, currently on display at the British Library. Check it out if you have a chance; the scroll’s impressive for a few reasons. First, it was penned uber-fast, in a … More

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The Imaginarium of Doctor Weston

This spring (2012), I’ll be leading a series of youth writing workshops at the Toronto Public Library, part of the Sophie’s Studio program. The program is name after Sophia Lucyk, a library-lover who endowed the TPL with money to support … 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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Notes from the Texas Librarians’ Annual Conference

Been super busy lately, travelling to Texas and NYC in the last couple weeks, but I’ve finally found the time write up something about my time in Austin. In short, it was fabulous. The Texas Library Association is one of … More

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Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX

Apr 15, 2011 10:00am. I’m very excited to announce that I’ll be appearing at the Texas Library Association’s Annual Conference in April this year. First, I’ll be signing books at the Penguin booth on Thursday, April 14th, from 11:00am until noon. … More

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