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These Days Are Nights is now available

In 2002, a violent student protest at Concordia University in Montreal prevented Benjamin Netanyahu – בנימין נתניהו, now the prime minister of Israel, from delivering a speech. The events of that day inspired this novel, These Days Are Nights, which is … Continue reading

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History …

Long ago Denise and I ran a reading series in Montreal that sought to bring together friends in the literary communities of the city, English, French, and allophone. It seems, this weekend, heading into yet another provincial election that hinges … Continue reading

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Audio from Blue Metropolis

Here’s a link to the audio of the CBC-sponsored panel called “Montreal’s X Factor” in which I participated, pimping Everything I Own at the Blue Metropolis literary festival in April.

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MLA conference

Have been invited to present at the 2013 AGM of the Modern Languages Association, to be held in Boston, Jan. 3-6. More details to follow, including title of panel and fellow presenters.

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Book signing event

I’ll be signing copies of Everything I Own on February 12, a Sunday, at Chapters Pointe-Claire, from 1 to 3 p.m. Call ahead to reserve a copy: (514) 428-5500. This is in addition to a previously announced reading and signing at … Continue reading

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Authors Aloud

Trevor Cole, a Hamilton novelist whose most recent work of fiction, Practical Jean, got a great review in the New York Times in November, runs a website called Authors Aloud. It’s dedicated to an understanding of the oral nature of … Continue reading

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Franco-American pantheon :-)

Today, following the publication of Everything I Own, I joined a rather exclusive (because the numbers are so few!) club of Franco-American writers. Not that I would ever consider myself on par with Clark Blaise or David Plante or Robert … Continue reading

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Upcoming readings

I’ll be reading from Everything I Own January 21, at 4 p.m., at Bryan Prince Booksellers, 1060 King St. W. Hamilton. Telephone 905-528-4508 to reserve your copy! and February 11, at 2 p.m. at Paragraphe Bookstore, 2220 McGill College Avenue (corner of … Continue reading

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Holyoke reading

The reading originally scheduled for Saturday, December 10, between 2 and 4 p.m. at Barnes and Noble near the Ingleside Mall has been moved to: Holyoke Public Library, 335 Maple St., between Cabot and Essex streets in downtown Holyoke. This … Continue reading

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comments and stuff

Comments by folks who’ve read Everything I Own can be viewed on this website under Books/Everything I Own/Comments  

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