Thursday, April 20, 2017

You're invited to a book launch for Shelf Life by Mori McCrae (and for a poetry reading) and to the launch and book signings for the latest novel in the Algonquin Quest series by Rick Revelle

Hi, Brian.
I have a chapbook of poetry coming out, titled Shelf Life, published by Grey Borders. The launch takes place
Sunday, April 30
12-2 p.m.
at Mahtay Café, 241 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines (Map here)
Besides my book launch, we’ll have a poetry reading with four poets, including Bieke Stengos, whom you know well. (We met at your class, and have stayed in touch). Plus, we’ll have a singer-songwriter to round out the afternoon.
Everyone’s invited!
All my best!
Mori McCrae

Hi, Brian.
The third book of the Algonquin Quest Series, Algonquin Sunset, will be released June 17. In this book, the reader will find out what happened to Mahingan and his followers and where they are going on their new adventures. Two new Native tribes, the Anishinaabe and their enemy the powerful Lakota. will be introduced, along with new characters, an Anishinaabe cultural legend plus a Lakota legendary cultural figure. Still set in the 1300s on Turtle Island, life is not getting any easier for the people inhabiting these lands.
You can pre-order Algonquin Sunset at any book store in North America or Europe.
Also, Kobo now has my books in a three book bundle. I do like the cover for this ad!
CBC has chosen Algonquin Quest for its Spring Review as one of the new exciting books to read in the first half of 2017 (see here).
Again Dundurn Press did a great job on this cover with the crow.
 If you are interested in attending some book signings and a writers’ fest that I will be at, here are my upcoming dates:
 April 29 which is Authors for Indies Day, I will be at two different book stores 120 kilometers apart signing my books I Am Algonquin and Algonquin Spring and talking about other books that I have read to help in my research.
From 10 to Noon I will be at Beggars Banquet in Gananoque, Ontario,
and from 2 to 4 pm, I will be in Almonte Ontario at Mill Street Books.
On May 6, I will be in Stratford, Ontario, at their Young Adult Writers Fest sitting on a Native panel along with James Bartleman. Tickets are available through this site.
On Saturday June 17, Novel Idea in Kingston will be hosting the book release for Algonquin Spring from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. The store is located at 156 Princess Street, Kingston. Ontario.
On Saturday June 24, I will be at Chapters Book Store, 2376 Princess Street, Kingston, Ontario from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
On Saturday July 8, I will be in Belleville, Ontario, at their Chapters Book Store, located at the Quinte Mall from Noon to 3 p.m.
I even have some dates for 2018 already, but more about that another time.
Rick Revelle
Note: For information about submitting to Dundurn Press, see here.

See Brian Henry’s schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Algonquin Park, Bolton, Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Ingersoll, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Midland, Mississauga, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Saint John, NB, Sudbury, Thessalon, Toronto, Windsor, Woodstock, Halton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York Region, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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