Look out Croatia!

Anatomy of a Girl Gang has been published in Croatia. Here is the Croatian cover: Advertisements

In The Margins Book Award

Anatomy of a Girl Gang has been named a Top Ten Book for Youth In Custody. Luis, a boy in maximum security said, “…the characters show heart.” Congratulations to Kekla Magoon, winner of the 2015 Top Fiction Award for How It Went Down.    

Anatomy of a Girl Gang Longlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award!

One of 11 Canadian titles to be longlisted for the richest literary prize in the world.

BC Book Prizes Tour of Northern BC

One of my favourite groups, grade 7’s at Kathlyn Lake Elementary, Smithers, BC.   Thanks to the schools that welcomed me in Kitimat, Terrace, Houston, Smithers, Prince George, Quesnel, and Fort St. James. Thanks also to the Kitimat Public Library and Books & Co., Prince George. Northern Lights were shining on me April 13-18, 2014.

Video of Kelowna Launch for Anatomy of a Girl Gang

http://new.livestream.com/streamingcafekelowna/BookLaunch-AnatomyOfAGirlGang Click on the link to watch the entire home-town launch for Anatomy of a Girl Gang. Live Streamed from The Streaming Cafe, Nov. 20, 2013; a truly interactive launch!

Kelowna Launch: Nov. 20

Click here for your invitation!

The New Normal has been released!

Ashley’s first YA novel hits shelves this March. Check out some early reviews in Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, and CM Magazine. 

Reading at Medicine Hat College Oct. 25

  I will be reading from Prick at the Medicine Hat College Library at noon on Thursday Oct. 25. This is a free event for the public. Hope to see you there!

Prick has been Longlisted for the ReLit Award!

Congratulations to all the other nominees! http://therelitawards.blogspot.ca/                                                                                                          the power of the ring…

PRICK has been optioned for a screenplay!

Stay tuned for more news about PRICK: the film