Aug 20, 2013 — Miriam Clavir has spent her career as an art and artifacts conservator. Today, she works part-time in conservation and devotes the rest of her time to writing fiction. She spends part of the year on Garter Lake, north of Kingston, Ontario.
Last year, she published her first murder mystery and will talk about the book with readers at the Ogdensburg Public Library Tuesday at 4:30 pm. Todd Moe spoke with her about Insinuendo, which is set in the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia. Go to full article
Aug 20, 2013 — Ottawa writer, Elizabeth Hay, set the action of her fourth novel in Saskatchewan and the Ottawa Valley.
Elizabeth Hay begins her book with a bucolic description of early August in the Ottawa Valley in 1937, when the green world was full of barefoot children picking berries. Hay writes, "The whole landscape was a painting come to life, and not a Canadian painting (no figures allowed) but a European painting, peopled and unpeopled, storied, brazen." Go to full article
Aug 16, 2013 — There's still time this summer to get out the beach books, find an empty Adirondack chair next to a lake, and settle in with a page turner. Betsy Kepes has this review of Michael Virtanen's second novel, The River's Tale. Go to full article
Aug 15, 2013 — Hearth Moon Rising is an Adirondack psychotherapist who is passionate about nature, the environment, animals and her own pagan spirituality. For more than 20 years she has... Go to full article
Jul 30, 2013 — A long-time Adirondack summer resident has published the third book in a series of novels about the history of the region. Tony Holtzman will talk about his Adirondack... Go to full article
Canton, NY, Jul 09, 2013 — In our annual Summer Reading List Call-in staff, guests and listeners share the best beach reads and whatever else is on the summer reading bookshelf. Hosts Ellen Rocco and... Go to full article
Jun 25, 2013 — In a new collection of essays, writers who live in the Adirondack North Country have shared their experiences about what it's like to be part of the landscape or a local... Go to full article
Jun 18, 2013 — The author of a new book of soup recipes from sixty ski resort towns around the country will be in Lake Placid for a book party on Thursday. Jennie Iverson's Ski Town...Go to full article
Jun 18, 2013 — Each year Canada's Council for the Arts awards the Governor General's Literary Awards to the best books of the year. The winning novel for 2012, The Purchase, chronicles what... Go to full article
Jun 14, 2013 — Novelist Lynn McElfresh says her favorite place to write is in the Thousand Islands, at her family cottage on Grennell Island. Two sisters share the pages in her new book... Go to full article