Two of my best writing buddies, Laura Best and Jill MacLean.
DANCING WITH DAISY launch at the Wolfville Library, July 27th, with my childhood best friend, Brenda helping out.
Grade 5 & 6 students from Bluenose Academy out front of the Lunenburg Library. And the Library bought every single kid a copy of SAY WHAT YOU MEAN! Awesome.
Panel at Doris McCarthy symposium, University of Toronto, Scarborough, November 2018. All of us lucky enough to been residents at Fool’s Paradise, Doris’s former home.
With Tom Chapin who kindly came to the Lunenburg launch of TALKING TO THE MOON to sing his song, “Family Tree,” which is in the novel.
With Sophie Gregoire Trudeau on the beach at Keji Seaside. Lovely woman.
Accepting the Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration on Suzanne’s behalf (from award-winning artist Susan Tooke).
Atlantic Book Awards, 2017 – always nice to see your book among finalists for an award:)
January, 2017, with students at St. Michael’s School in Toronto – participating in DeMar DeRozan’s All-Star Reading Challenge – such enthusiasm!
Ollie craft for SKY PIG launch, May, 2016
May, 2016 – SKY PIG launch, Box of Delights Bookshop, Wolfville, NS. (best indie bookshop ever!)
Artist extraordinaire, Suzanne DelRizzo with Ollie.
At TD Book Awards Gala with Carol MacDougall, Winston Stilwell (Fitzhenry publicist), editor Peter Carver, moi, Kathy Stinson’s daughter, Kelly
Word on the Street, September, 2014 with Kate Inglis and Jessica Scott Kerrin (and Woozles:)
my growing collection of books …
At the Atlantic Book Awards, 2014, PEI, with Jackie Halsey and Jill MacLean (Jill won the Ann Connor Brimer Award, I didn’t:)
The Power of Harmony, Springhill launch, June 2013
Summer, 2016, with Shannon and Nova Scotia-born singer Anne Murray, whose voice I have always LOVED – so much that I made her a character in THE POWER OF HARMONY (and she signed a copy for me:)
With my elementary school music teacher, Miss Dill, who came to the Springhill launch and who was the inspiration for Miss Dill in The Power of Harmony:)
Book Birthday, The Box of Delights, June, 2013
Book Birthday at The Box of Delights, Wolfville, NS June 2013
Truro Daily News, November, 2011
At Rideau Hall with Canada’s Governor General, David Johnston, November, 2011
Charlie, September 2011
Doing some people watching at Chapters, Dartmouth
Jacob Deng and Hollywood humanitarian George Clooney (South Sudan)
Me, Jacob Deng and Cheryl Chen of Red Deer Press
Reading – knees knocking…
Listening to Dr. Dodds
Me with mentor, Gary L. Blackwood at Hare’s launch
Sister Nancy, friend Shelly Wright helping Jacob and I sign!
Shannon and Greg Palmer, “16 Going on 17”
We Love You Paul!
New York, New York! Family vacation, 2008
Inspirational View! (Port Joli, NS)