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January 30th, 2013 by SPiN

The Better Mother is a finalist for the City of Vancouver Book Award

*Originally posted September 13, 2012 Yes, you read that right: Jen’s The Better Mother has been shortlisted for the City of Vancouver Book Award, along with some other fabulously Vancouver-y books. The award announcement is next Thursday, September 20th, but, just between you and me, Jen doesn’t care if The Better Mother wins. She’s just relieved people care.

January 30th, 2013 by SPiN

Ten years, five books and counting

*Originally posted July 1, 2012 A couple of months ago, Gail Anderson-Dargatz–author of the much-loved novels, The Cure for Death by Lightning and, most recently, Turtle Valley–asked us to write a guest blog post for her website. July marks our tenth anniversary as a writing group, so we wrote the following piece on how we’ve managed to stick together. […]

January 30th, 2013 by SPiN

Now you can stuff The Better Mother in your purse

  *Originally posted June 7, 2012 The Better Mother is now available in a Vintage Canada paperback! Buy one, buy several. Carry it on the bus. And make sure people can see you reading it.

January 30th, 2013 by SPiN

Find out who The Better Mother actually is

*Originally posted May 23, 2012 Read Jen’s new post all about the mommy wars!

January 30th, 2013 by SPiN

10 years deserves a brand new site…and champagne

*Originally posted May 11, 2012 In the summer 2002, June Hutton, Jen Sookfong Lee and Mary Novik first met at the Booming Ground Writers Community. Now, it’s 2012 and we’re still together, supporting each other as we embark on new projects. A few months ago, we were thinking up ways we could celebrate our 10th […]