Right now I feel about publishing the same way I do when a loved one is lingering in the hospital with cancer. I will miss it horribly when it’s gone, but it’s obviously beyond recovery, and I pray daily for its suffering to be ended. Read more…
School Library Journal has a new group called the In The Margins Book Award and Selection Committee, “which aims to find the best books for teens living in poverty, on the streets, in custody—or a cycle of all three.” Sweet! That’s just the group of people I write my Rapid Reads books for. Or one […]
Further notes on this not-so-mysterious topic.
Stopping Smoking Is Not A Sacrifice, But A Liberation!
A review of K. Prasanth’s product reviews, and a discussion of my life with ASMR.
In this National Post article, Ontario’s information and privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian said lots of things I was glad to hear. Many of them echoed our press release of January 17, which was timed to coincide with Barack Obama’s speech to Americans about NSA surveillance of ordinary American citizens. Shouldn’t Canada’s prime minister have been […]
This is the link to Avner Levin’s piece on the PEN Canada blog that I referred to today on the Patty Handysides show on AM 800 (Windsor, Ontario).
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has said nothing to Canadians about the fact that we’re being spied upon. I think that’s wrong. Here’s a press release from PEN Canada, in which PEN president Philip Slayton and I are quoted.
I had a great conversation via Skype today with a class of eighth graders in Chicago, Ill. These kids were the students of Gregory Michie, who is a dedicated teacher and also an outspoken critic of our current educational system, which is in shambles everywhere–not just in the inner city. But this isn’t going to […]
Our press release about MP Joy Smith’s proposed internet filtering bill has created a bit of a buzz. This Monday, Dec. 16, at 1:30 ET/2:30 AT, I’ll be on the Todd Veinotte show to discuss it. Also expecting calls from journalists at The Epoch Times and Canadian University Press. Great! The more people talking about this issue, the better.