March 17th, 2016


I am pleased to announce the birth of Conor (name of the lead character in a relevant book) Macpherson (my wife’s […]

April 7th, 2015

April 7

In the early hours of April 7th, 1878, D’Arcy McGee was assassinated on Sparks Street in Ottawa. I am in […]

March 30th, 2015

Ryerson Review of Journalism

An article on me in the Spring 2015 edition of the Ryerson Review of Journalism. Rather nice. No mention of the […]

February 28th, 2015

Politics and the Pen

I’m going to be in Ottawa on March 11th for Politics and the Pen. A great event. A few years […]

January 19th, 2015

Ted Harrison

Doesn’t have anything to do with novel but I sure am sad to learn that the iconic Canadian artist, Ted […]

January 7th, 2015

On The Agenda

Steve Paiken interviewed me today on TVO’s The Agenda. Not sure when it will be aired. Sometime this week before […]

January 4th, 2015

Thursday I’ll be on CKWS in Kingston

This Thursday at 5pm Roy MacSkimming and I will be on CKWS talking about historical fiction in Sir John A. […]

December 28th, 2014

Kingston January 8th

Celebrating Sir John A.’s 200th birthday (which is January 11th)  I will be speaking in Kingston at 7pm on Thursday […]

December 11th, 2014

One month to go

Sir John A.’s 200th birthday is a month away. I will be going to a dinner in Toronto on January […]

October 16th, 2014

The Rivoli Sunday at 8pm

I’m reading from MAN IN THE SHADOWS at the Rivoli on Toronto’s Queen Street Sunday October 19th at 8 pm. […]