Encore book launch for Dreams of the Moon

It would seem I’m having an encore book launch for Dreams of the Moon, once again graciously hosted by Graeme Cameron, publisher of Polar Borealis Magazine, and MCed by Joe Mahoney. The details: Richard Graeme Cameron is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: SF Canada Zoom Meeting & Lorina Stephens book launch Time: Jun 8, 2021 04:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) 7:00PM Eastern. Meeting will begin at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time, 7:00…

Dreams of the Moon now live

Anywhere you want to shop My new collection of short stories, Dreams of the Moon, is now available in print and ebook for preorder on all your favourite sites. It releases June 1, 2021. Why not preorder your copy today? Amazon, Indigo, Google, Smashwords, Target, Apple, McNally Robinson, Barnes and Noble, and a plethora of others worldwide. If you are near a bookstore with an Espresso Book Machine service, you can also order it through that system….

Dreams of the Moon virtual book launch

I’m having a party! Where: Zoom When: Thursday, June 3, 2021, 7:30PM to 9:30PM EDT Price: Free Who can attend? Anyone, as long as you’re not a bomber. So, looks like I’m having a virtual book launch for my new collection of short fiction, Dreams of the Moon. Joe Mahoney, author of A Time and a Place, is master of ceremony during this entertaining evening in which I will read from Dreams of the Moon, talk…

Review: Five Little Indians, by Michelle Good

Five Little Indians by Michelle Good My rating: 3 of 5 stars It is important to begin this review with the fact I’m Caucasian, first generation Italian, third generation Irish, born in Canada, live a life which many would call privileged, but would do so without understanding of family background, struggle, trauma. I do understand being a victim. But I do not have an understanding of residential school trauma. Having said all that, I do…

Reviewed in Ottawa Review of Books

I am just thrilled to learn my recent novel, The Rose Guardian, has been reviewed by Robert Runté in The Ottawa Review of Books. How amazing is that? The full review is here: It starts with a funeral. Una Cotter is dead, and her sixty-something daughter, Vi, is left to sort out her feelings about her mother, her family, her childhood, and her ambiguous inheritance. One cannot but grieve the passing of one’s mother, but when Una…