Friday, October 25, 1 PM. Rooted in the Past. Joan will be appearing with Armando Lucas Correa and Rosetta Allan in an event hosted by Tara Henley. For details, check https://writersfest.bc.ca/festival-events-2019/rooted-in-the-past/
Wednesday, October 23, Writing the Edge of the World – Joan will be appearing with Michael Crummey for a conversation hosted by Caroline Adderson. For details, check https://writersfest.bc.ca/2019-festival/2019-festival-events/#oct-23.fiction
The Vancouver Writers Fest’s reading list is wonderful guide to the exciting books out this year. Check it out at https://writersfest.bc.ca/content/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-VWF-Reading-List-for-web.pdf
Joan will be appearing on Wednesday, September 25, 7:30 at a Mainstage event also featuring Candace Savage, Taras Grescoe, Martha Baillie, and Jenny Heijun Wills. For details about this and other Thin Air events, check https://thinairwinnipeg.ca/events/2019/09/25/mainstage-real-life/
In the tradition of The Poisonwood Bible comes a novel set in the rainforest of Ecuador about five women left behind when their missionary husbands are killed. Based on shocking real-life events.
Five Wives will be released by HarperCollins Canada September 3, 2019.