I love a story within a story! At the start of Maizy Chen’s Last Chance, 11-year-old Maizy and her mom travel from their home in Los Angeles to Last Chance, Minnesota where her Oma and Opa run The Golden Palace–a restaurant that’s been in the family for generations.. Although her mom has a strained relationship […]
June is award season! Unfortunately, Inside Hudson Pickle didn’t win the awards it was nominated for but I want to congratulate From Ant to Eagle by Alex Lyttle for winning the Red Cedar Book Award and The Bonaventure Adventures by Rachelle Delaney for winning the Chocolate Lily Award in the novel category. It was such an […]
Red Cedar Book Award Nomination
More good news for Inside Hudson Pickle! I’m proud to announce it’s nominated for the 2018/19 Red Cedar Book Award. I can’t believe my name is on a list with so many great children’s authors. Information on how to become a group leader for this reader’s choice award will be available in time for the upcoming school year. […]
Chocolate Lily Award Nomination
I’m excited to share that Inside Hudson Pickle is on the short list for the 2019 17th Annual Chocolate Lily Award in the Novel Category (grade 4-7)! BC schools and libraries interested in particpating in this reader’s choice award should check out the How to Participate page and join in the voting. Last week was a good […]
BC Arts Council Grant
I’m thrilled to be the recipient of a BC Arts Council Creative Writing Grant to help with the completion of my current work-in-progress, Reasons to Tell. Read more about it in this article by the Rossland News.