Tag Archives: Minister without Portfolio

Writing Event: Michael Winter

“It is really satisfying to make something of the raw material of your life” Michael Winter was a striking presence and he balanced practical writing tips with humour  and interesting anecdotes at Hamilton’s Grit Lit festival.  Approximately 20 individuals enjoyed his … Continue reading


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23. Minister Without Portfolio (Michael Winter)

Minister Without Portfolio is book # 4 towards my goal of reading all 5 short-listed books in the #CanadaReads 2016 contest.  My earlier reads include:  The Illegal (Lawrence Hill), Birdie (Tracey Lindberg) and Bone and Bread (Saleema Nawaz).  The final novel … Continue reading

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