Author Archives for Ali

Almost Time for Christmas

December 21, 2015 | BY

I spent this weekend crafting some gifts, shopping for others, and indulging in just the right amount of eggnog with brandy! Whether you celebrate or not, I...

Flannery

December 14, 2015 | BY

So this week I was sorting out all my samples (out with winter, in with spring!), and I found a small jar of glitter. You have to...

Finally home!

November 30, 2015 | BY

I got home late last night, and oh my god you guys, MY BED IS THE GREATEST! Now to organize myself so I can start selling all the...

Food, Glorious Food!

November 23, 2015 | BY

I arrived at Pearson airport late last night, and I’m all set for week two of sales conference. But more importantly: Toronto restaurants!! So far I’ll be...

November 16, 2015 | BY

So two things are happening this week: our sales conference is starting, and I’m moving. This is horrible timing, but that’s life, I guess, right? So for...

Is it Spring Already?

November 9, 2015 | BY

It definitely doesn’t feel like it, here in Vancouver: And yet, starting this weekend we’re hearing about all our publishers’ spring titles! -Ali

#WeNeedDiverseBooks

October 26, 2015 | BY

I’ve been invited to do some book talks at a few libraries next month. They asked me to present current, and forthcoming titles, and gave me a time limit...

VIWF 2015

October 19, 2015 | BY

Tomorrow is the beginning of the 2015 Vancouver International Writer’s Festival, and I can’t wait! The festival always attracts a great variety of local and international authors, with events...

Gobble Gobble

October 12, 2015 | BY

Last year I gave you some fun facts about Canadian Thanksgiving, so this year, inspired by an awesome book from Roaring Brook, here are a few fun facts about...

Vacation!

September 21, 2015 | BY

  Hello from the beautiful Okanagan! I’m hanging out with my sister this week, in her gorgeous new house on the lake. It’s not all sunshine and...

Winter in August?

August 10, 2015 | BY

That’s right, this week is the beginning of our Winter 2016 sales conference! On the one hand, how did that happen? Summer has flown by! On the...

Happy BC Day

August 3, 2015 | BY

Yeah, I know it’s only a thing here, but you should all celebrate having such a beautiful province in your country! Some fun facts about BC for...