Though many anthologies purport to establish a new canon, Desperately Seeking...
Cape Dorset is incredibly beautiful. There are massive hills everywhere in this community, all of them glinting and sparkling as the sun hits both the snow and the patches of ice over the rocks. People here are incredibly friendly too. On my first morning I am climbing the hill up to the local elementary school […]
I’m in Arviat right now, waiting to hear if the one flight out of here is cancelled or not, due to the snow storm that suddenly blew in this morning. At an hour before my flight, I’ve arrived much too early at the airport (the pilot hasn’t even arrived yet), but much of life in […]
I love the new review by Michael Dennis who says of Sweet Devilry “Yi-Mei Tsiang’s debut collection of poetry had to be written by an older woman who inhabits Tsiang when she isn’t looking.” Just for the record, I do have an older woman in me, and she is inordinately fond of tea and […]
The Stone Hatchlings was chosen by the Toronto Public Library as one of 2012′s First and Best Books for children! (Image courtesy of the Toronto Star)
I’m very happy to announce that a non-fiction essay of mine will be a part of the exciting new anthology TRUTH, DARE, DOUBLEDARE: Stories of Motherhood, edited by the fantastic Kerry Clare. Here is the official announcement from the Transatlantic Agency!
Check out the amazing trailers created by kids for Flock of Shoes and Dogs Don’t Eat Jam. I love them!
We’re going to have an awesome time at the up-and-coming Warriors book launch. Held at Rideau Public School, there will be cake, crafts, and book signings! What better way to celebrate the year of the dragon? (First slice to the person who guesses what the cake will look like!) Warriors and Wailers Book Launch This […]
A quick update on everything that’s been happening lately! A Flock of Shoes has been nominated for the Blue Spruce Award, which is of course, hugely exciting. Just the thought of all those kids reading A Flock of Shoes gives me shivers of delight. Dogs Don’t Eat Jam and Other Things Big Kids Know just […]
While the reviews keep pouring in, A Flock of Shoes has been named to the 2010 Ten Best Bets by the Ontario Library Association. In addition, Flock has also been shortlisted for Book of the Year by Foreword Reviews.