Author Archives: Liz Hay
I don’t drive at night. I barely drive at all. Then at times I feel the need to be brave. A week or so ago I found myself on the road to Brockville, making the hour and fifteen minute journey … Continue reading
I wrote this post for my UK publisher, MacLehose Press. (Their photo of a ball and chain was taken in the British Library, not as you might think in Ottawa.) My natural inclination is to look for the flaws and … Continue reading
Alone in the Classroom has now been published with a great new cover in the United Kingdom by MacLehose Press, which published Late Nights on Air in 2008. For more details visit the publisher’s website. “It’s a testament to the … Continue reading
An interview in the online magazine Femalefirst coincides with the UK edition of Alone in the Classroom.
Another bookshelf came down two Sundays ago as we were eating supper. A heart-stopping double thud, and we thought a tree had fallen. But no, another waterfall of books from the toppled shelves directly beside our bed. We stood appalled … Continue reading
Thursday, October 19, 2017. ALBERTA Strathcona County: Fall Feast of Words Strathcona County Library. 7:00 p.m. hosted by Anne Nothof for more information click here. Friday, October 20, 2017. ALBERTA STARFest, St. Albert Readers Festival St. Albert Public Library. … Continue reading
Yesterday about noon I was at my desk when loudness I can’t describe, except to say that it sounded ominous, made me look up as the wall spilled forward in an avalanche of books. I raised my arms against three … Continue reading
Carleton University awarded me an honorary doctorate on June 8. Not bad for a girl who barely finished university. In return, of course, I had to give a short speech to the graduating students, who charmed me with their shyness, … Continue reading
The paperback edition of “Alone in the Classroom” is out and was on the Globe and Mail’s bestseller list for two months.