“Timber”: a chapbook

My story “Timber” is now a limited edition chapbook available from espresso as of April, 2024. www.espresso-chapbooks.com The story begins with me ripping up the kitchen floor and in the process unearthing memories of my father. “I sat back on my heels and the...

Snow Road Station

The main characters and the locale of Snow Road Station (available in April, 2023) will be familiar to readers of my previous novel His Whole Life. Lulu Blake, in her sixties now, has the starring role in Samuel Beckett’s “Happy Days.” An ambition come true, until she...

RBC Taylor Prize

All Things Consoled: a daughter’s memoir was a finalist for the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize for Nonfiction. Here’s the jury citation by the three jurors, Camilla Gibb, Roy MacGregor, and Beverley McLachlin: IN THIS BRILLIANT AND HONEST MEMOIR, Elizabeth Hay...

Maclean’s Interview

I very much enjoyed talking to Brian Bethune of Maclean’s magazine about my memoir All Things Consoled. This link will take you there. I should probably correct two small details. My parents were 89, not 88, when my mother’s health fell apart. And she had...