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Interview with Julie H. Ferguson, author of Through a Canadian Periscope thumbnail

Julie H. Ferguson joins us on the blog today to talk about her book Through a Canadian Periscope, how she was able to research for this book, and her ideal writing environment.

Caitlyn: Tell us about your book.


Julie: Through a Canadian Periscope’s second edition celebrates the story of the Canadian submarine service on the occasion of its centenary in 2014.

Interview with Marc Dauphin, author of Combat Doctor thumbnail

Today Marc Dauphin, author of Comabt Doctor, which is about his time as an emergency room doctor at a combat hospital in Kandahar, talks with us about his first book, and what his current project is.

Caitlyn: What was your first publication?

Marc: My first publication was L'anneau de Gabriele the first of a series of seven novels about a German family from the end of WWI, throughout WWII, and the post-war years.

Security and Desertification

Posted on October 10 by John Bacher

In an address to the American Congress as President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt stressed the connections between  world peace and  pushing back deserts.  He warned  how the looming disintegration of China and its related Boxer Rebellion  had stemmed from national collapse caused by deforestation and the subsequent rampant spread of deserts.

Interview with Jennifer Maruno thumbnail

Jennifer Maruno, author of the recently released Kid Soldier sits down with me to tell me all about her new book. Jennifer is a long-time educator. Her debut novel, When the Cherry Blossoms Fell, was shortlisted for the Hackmatack Award and the Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Readers Choice Award. She is also the author of Warbird, and Cherry Blossom Winter. She lives in Burlington, Ontario

Caitlyn: Tell us about your book.

Scene of the Crime Festival thumbnail

Each year, the Scene of the Crime Festival on Kingston’s idyllic Wolfe Island invites Canada’s top crime-writing talent for a day of presentations, workshops, and discussions on the finer points of the genre. Dundurn is pleased to announce that this year’s festival will feature two of its crime-writing luminaries, Gloria Ferris and Barbara Fradkin. Join them on August 17th as they share their expertise and experiences with colleagues and contemporaries.

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