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Canadian Review of Materials gives Urchin a holler!
Many thanks to Chris Laurie, outreach librarian at Winnipeg Public Library in Winnipeg, Manitoba, for this lovely review! https://www.cmreviews.ca/node/3315
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URCHIN a GG Finalist!
I never thought I’d see the day when a book featuring a misfit genderqueer kid from the Southside Road would be a finalist for a big award. So many people got this book to where it is, especially Marnie Parsons … Continue reading
“Animate” goes to Germany!
A few years ago, editor and award-winning prolific poet and educator Bruce Meyer saw something in a short story of mine. He published “Animate” in CliFi: Canadian Tales of Climate Change (Exile Editions). A couple of years later, out of the … Continue reading
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
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!
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
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
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
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