An Interview with Dianne Harke, author of: Incognito, The Astounding Life of Alexandra David Neel. (Sumeru Books 2016)

BJH   First of all, Dianne, I congratulate you on piecing together the story of the life of this fascinating woman. I appreciated your Author’s Note wherein you provide the rationale for the term “fictional biography” which to me, speaks to the care you’ve taken in recreating the “elusive” Alexandra. I believe that Alexandra David Neel … Continue reading An Interview with Dianne Harke, author of: Incognito, The Astounding Life of Alexandra David Neel. (Sumeru Books 2016)

Daniel Griffin drops in to talk about Stopping For Strangers

One of the best writing decisions I made in the last ten years, was to apply to UBC’s optional residency MFA  Creative Writing program.  And one of the benefits of that program, was the company in which I found myself.  I was never in a class with Daniel Griffin whose collection of short stories, Stopping for … Continue reading Daniel Griffin drops in to talk about Stopping For Strangers

Taking The Boy home: Stettler Public Library June 14

On Tuesday, June 14, I will be at the Stettler Public Library talking about and reading from The Boy, and I am thrilled to have this opportunity. Throughout the writing of The Boy I have been keenly aware that the real story, that of the Cook murders, and the Cook family themselves, belong to the … Continue reading Taking The Boy home: Stettler Public Library June 14