On June 1, I will be Fred Hacker's guest for another instalment of his popular series "A Day in the Life" at Midland Cultural Centre. Fred waylays some poor soul, from artists to cabinet ministers, and engages them in conversation about their life and work before a live audience. Tickets are now on sale, and... Continue Reading →
My author copies of Jackson's Wars arrived today, which was a day after my sister in B.C. received the copy she pre-ordered at discount through the distributor, University of Toronto Press. The book is officially published by McGill-Queen's University Press on May 15, but it should start appearing in retail settings pretty soon. Amazon is... Continue Reading →
I've just received word (and photographic proof, complete with editor Jonathan Crago's arm) from McGill-Queen's that Jackson's Wars is off the press. After four years of toil, I'm greatly looking forward to actually holding a copy. And I was delighted to see the blurbs from Ross King and Irene Gammel.
I'm pleased to say that Beardmore has made Gordon Campbell's shortlist of the best books about the Norse in Canada. He's a professor at the University of Leicester, and has a new book of his own just out, Norse America: The Story of a Founding Myth, with Oxford University Press, which I am about to... Continue Reading →