Heading south to talk comics

With Harpo’s right-wingers cutting literacy programs here in Canada, it’s fitting that I’m heading across the border to the US next week to talk to librarians about comics and literacy. After all, librarians and educators in the US are on the front...

Max fans make book launch a blast

What a hectic few days it’s been! First, the good news: I submitted my wilderness survival graphic novel manuscript to my editor at Orca Books. Very happy about that but it’s also the reason I haven’t posted about Saturday’s big launch yet. But...

Ready for launch . . .

This Saturday is the big party at the CN Tower, celebrating the 30th birthday of the tower and OWL Magazine. Part of the celebrations will be the launch of my latest graphic novel, Max Finder Mystery Collected Casebook Vol. 1. The day promises to be a busy one, with...

Book readin’ fun in Eden Mills

The Eden Mills Writer’s Festival was great. The sun was shining, the air a bit cool but perfect for lounging, listening and reading – and there was much of that going on. Melanie and I arrived in the early afternoon, which gave us plenty of time to have a...

On the road to Eden Mills

The summer may be on the way out the door, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy one last day of outdoor fun. If you’re around the Eden Mills area on Sunday September 10th, then come to the Eden Mills Writer’s Festival, where I’ll be...