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About kstory228

A writer who insists on performing.

Review of Urchin: The Children’s Bookroom

“…an original, interwoven story, present yet historic, realist yet fantastic, which feels so fractured and whole that its resonance with this fractured yet whole Covid-19 day and age will not disappear. This is not a book which will have only … Continue reading

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Top Grade for Urchin

I am thrilled! Top Grade: CanLit for the Classroom has chosen Urchin as one of their 2022 selections! This is a great program, coordinated by the Association of Canadian Publishers’ Children’s Committee. Educators, please share with your colleagues! Let’s get … Continue reading

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Latest Urchin review!

Joan Sullivan reviews Urchin for Saltwire Many thanks to the wonderful Joan Sullivan for this marvelous review! https://www.saltwire.com/atlantic-canada/lifestyles/joan-sullivan-kate-story-deftly-blends-historical-fiction-with-a-dash-of-the-fantastical-in-urchin-100672102/#.Yc8sCi0Y1zc.mailto Order at Running the Goat Books and Broadsides https://runningthegoat.com/urchin-ebook/ And wishing a happy and healthy new year to all!

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Atlantic Books Today reviews Urchin

I am so pleased by Lisa Doucet’s review of Urchin. Many thanks to her, and to Atlantic Books! Evocative and atmospheric, this unique blend of history and fairy lore is utterly compelling. The prose is vivid and poetic…  The author adroitly … Continue reading

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Interview with CBC

So honoured by this wonderful article about Urchin. Read the interview with Lynette Adams here! In Kate Story’s new novel Urchin, science can be magic, and a girl can be a boy New YA novel mixes H.G. Wells and Guglielmo … Continue reading

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Urchin

I am thrilled to announce that my new book Urchin is out. And we are holding two launches: one virtual, and one in-person at The Theatre on King in Peterborough/Nogojiwanong, Ontario. 5pm virtual launch: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf_fTvRmfB91Wtm8tiKHr5g More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/298626542116605/?ref=newsfeed 7pm in … Continue reading

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Urchin reading in St. John’s

How do you launch a children’s book? In a brewery, of course! Urchin is now in the world! Many thanks to Marnie Parsons, Running the Goat Books and Broadsides, and Susan Flanagan for her wonderful reading from her new book … Continue reading

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Five Novels, Come and Git ‘Em, Git Yer Fresh Literature Here!

Recently, a friend asked where she could find my books. The answer is a little bit complicated. I’ve been honoured to have had five novels published. Of those, only one is still in print, for reasons sad and sorry that … Continue reading

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Book Launch for Antilia: Seer and Sacrifice!

Book two (and final) of the Antilia series is about to be LAUNCHED, baby! Sandra Kasturi of ChiZine Publications says, it’s as if George R. R. Martin went to Narnia. And wrote about it. And finished what he wrote. https://www.facebook.com/events/361324194767220/

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Speculative Chic

I adored chatting with the fine folx at Speculative Chic about some of my favourite (speculative) things! My Favorite Things with Kate Story

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