For the past six months, as well as working on a new novel, Lauren has been reading A LOT of books for her position as a jurist for the Rogers Writers Trust Fiction Prize. You can read more by clicking here.
Lauren’s new novel, AGAINST A DARKENING SKY, was published in Canada by Harper Collins and in the US by Chizine, in early 2015.
THE PEN AND THE BOTTLE— Watch Lauren interviewed by The Agenda’s Steve Paiken on TVO
THE EMPTY ROOM has been named as one of the National Post’s “Favourite Books of 2013”, Amazon’s “Best Books of 2013: Top Editors’ Picks” (#22) AND “Best of 2013: Canadian Fiction and Literature” (#12) as well as one of the “Critics Picks” from Halifax’s THE COAST.
THE EMPTY ROOM has been on the Amazon.ca Top 100 list for over a month, and comes in at #3 in the Winnipeg Free Press — http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/breakingnews/Winnipeg-Bestsellers-Sept-29-226342531.html
Please click here to watch a recent interview with Steve Paikin of TVO’s THE AGENDA.
The audiobook for OUR DAILY BREAD is now available, for those of you in Canada, narrated by Newfoundland’s Damhnait Doyle.
OUR DAILY BREAD is longlisted for the 2012 Giller Prize.
OUR DAILY BREAD has been named as one of the “Very Best Books of the Year” by Canada’s The Globe & Mail.
OUR DAILY BREAD has also been named as of the “Best Books of the Year” by The Boston Globe (chosen by Jane Ciabatttari, of the National Book Critics Circle) .
Lauren’s essay, “Breaking Down”, is in The Serving House Journal’s anthology, Winter Tales: Women Write About Aging, available through Amazon by clicking here.
Watch Lauren’s presentation at the Princeton Public Library, March 19, 2011
She’s also doing a great deal of teaching… click here to read an article about the “Sharpening the Quill” workshops from the Princeton Packet, and here, for an article about Lauren in Princeton’s Town Topics.
Click here to read Lauren’s essay, THE TRUTH HAS A PRICE published in The Globe & Mail.