The Aurora Award Bundle 2

Our own D.G. Laderoute’s YA fantasy novel, Out of Time, is featured in The Aurora Award Bundle 2. This is a fantastic bundle of Prix Aurora shortlisted and winning novels from Canadian authors. The Aurora Award Bundle 2, is curated by Douglas Smith: (He won the Aurora three times and was on the final ballot another sixteen.) The Auroras are awarded annually by the Canadian Science Fiction & Fantasy Association (CSFFA) for excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy. The award…

D.G. Laderoute to appear at Friends of the Merril Christmas Cream Tea

Every year the Friends of the Merril gather for a Christmas Cream Tea, where amid convivial company, authors and followers of Canadian sf&f share readings, news, and a liberality of ideas. This year author and professor Allan Weiss will be the keynote speaker, discussing the work of Mary Shelley and its resonance in modern society. Rounding out that presentation, D.G. Laderoute will be reading from his newest YA novel, The Great Sky, and cover artist Patrick Hunter…

Launch of The Great Sky

Come out to the launch of D.G. Laderoute’s latest novel, The Great Sky! The first time Piper Preach died he was ten years old. But the Anishnaabe spirits thought otherwise. Now, six year later, Piper struggles with the hard realities of life in a big city. The ancient ways of his people are a distant memory. But the spirits aren’t done with him. Pulled into their bizarre world, the place the Anishnaabe call The Great…

D.G. Laderoute talks about The Great Sky

D.G. Laderoute talks with publisher, Lorina Stephens, about his new YA novel, The Great Sky. LJS: Your second YA novel, The Great Sky, releases October 1. Can you tell us about the story and what inspired you to write it? DGL: The Great Sky revolves around two Aboriginal Canadian boys, Piper and his cousin Oliver. The story opens with both of them as kids, ten years old. Piper has a near-fatal accident in the bush near his home on…