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Ruth E. Walker

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The very first submission by Ruth E. Walker won "Canadian Living" magazine's short story contest in 1998. Since then, she's went on to even more success with poetry, short stories and creative non-fiction published in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K.

Her first novel "Living Underground" was published by Seraphim Editions in September 2012 and went into second printing in January 2013. Author Rabindranath Maharaj ("The Amazing Absorbing Boy") called it "an impressive debut" and author Barbara Lambert ("The Whirling Girl") says "'Living Underground' is an astonishing book."

An earlier version of "Living Underground" was a semi-finalist in the Chapters/Robertson Davies ms competition.

Ruth is a partner in Writescape with writer Gwynn Scheltema, offe
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Circling Cancer

What if you knew the clock was clicking so loudly that you could actually hear it. My writer-colleague Annette McLeod must make a decision no parent would choose to be burdened with. Honest, clear and undeniable, she faces that decision in a most human way.


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I was curious about the beginning -- how all these different places and people could somehow link to one another.

Link them, Ferguson does. And brilliantly so. The multiple POV approach can be off-putting but I never felt kicked out of any character -
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Ah Mr. Bennett. You've done it again. Crafted a novel that took me in unexpected directions, imagined characters that will stick -- Paris & Oenone -- in a place that will likewise remain indelible.

I really like ancient mythology and how echoes appea
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