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Kingston Launch May 30 for Wildfire Memoir by Wolfe Island Native

Book Examines the Physical and Emotional Artifacts We Carry With Us in Times of Crisis KINGSTON, Ont./ May 24, 2019 – A touching portrait of a childhood on Wolfe Island is the narrative cornerstone of a new memoir of the Fort McMurray Wildfire, released by The University of Alberta Press and author Therese Greenwood, and being launched in Kingston, Thursday, May 30, at Novel Idea. After the April release of What You Take With You: Wildfire, Family and the Road ...
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Edmonton Launch for Wildfire Memoir by Fort McMurray Author

Book Examines the Physical and Emotional Artifacts We Carry With Us in Times of Crisis FORT McMURRAY, Alta. / March 21, 2019 — The University of Alberta Press and author Therese Greenwood will celebrate the launch of her new book, What You Take With You: Wildfire, Family and the Road Home, a memoir of the Fort McMurray Wildfire, on Thursday, March 28, at Audrey’s Books in Edmonton. Weeks before the official April 1 release of this eye-witness account of the ...
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Crossover story wins Western Writers of America award for Fort McMurray author Therese Greenwood

FORT McMURRAY, Alta. / March 3, 2019 — Author Therese Greenwood has won a 2019 Spur Award from the Western Writers of America for her crossover mystery story about a B-movie cowboy at the Calgary Stampede. Greenwood received Best Western Short Fiction recognition for “Buck’s Last Ride,” one of 14 stories in her 2018 collection Kill As You Go, released by Calgary-based Coffin Hop Press. “On one level, it’s a story about a cowboy who hates his horse,” said Greenwood ...
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Short Story Collection Features Kingston Christmas Stories

KINGSTON, Ont. / Dec. 5, 2018 – The latest book by Kingston native Therese Greenwood includes several locally set stories for the Christmas season, including one nominated for Canada’s top mystery-writing honour. “A Christmas Bauble,” set in Prohibition-era Kingston, was nominated for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Short Story after its initial appearance in The Kingston Whig-Standard. “It is set on Princess Street in 1920s Kingston,” said Greenwood. “Given the heritage nature of the city’s downtown, it was relatively ...
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Short Story Collection Explores Theme of Life Interrupted

Calgary-based Coffin Hop Press has just released the short story collection Kill As You Go from two-time Arthur Ellis Award nominee Therese Greenwood. Called “a master storyteller” and “a pure Canadian voice” for her short crime fiction, Greenwood is publishing for the first time since losing her family home in the Fort McMurray wildfire of 2016. “It was interesting to look back at the stories I wrote before the wildfire and compare them to my writing after,” said Greenwood. “It ...
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