Barbara Sibbald wins Short Fiction Contest

So nice to hear this from Ottawa Magazine – “Earlier this year, Ottawa Magazine announced our first-ever short fiction contest. We knew there were writers out there, crafting great stories and dreaming of sharing them with a wider audience. We wanted to provide the audience — and tap into some of that creative energy. So …

April 5 Book Launch for The Museum of Possibilities

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Open Book interview about The Museum of Possibilities

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Ottawa Magazine review The Museum of Possibilities

Creepy tales! Who knew? Ottawa writer Barbara Sibbald’s most recent book has been 25 years in the making. Don’t panic. It’s not a volume on the scale of War and Peace; this is a book of delightful short stories, to be consumed in small, tasty bites. The Museum of Possibilities took 25 years simply because that …

CBC Radio all in a day interview

CBC radio’s All in Day host Alan Neil interviews Barbara Sibbald about The Museum of Possibilities.  Listen to it here:

CKCU interview

Barbara Sibbald is the featured guest on CKCU’s Literary Landscape with Pearl Pirie. Listen to it at:

Fog lit

Two events at FogLit in Saint John, New Brunswick. A workshop on editing fiction, and then Words & Wine, a reading and Q&A with fellow authors Grace O’Connell, Drew Hayden Taylor and Paul Rowe. FogLit events are all free-of-charge!

Politics and the Pen

Attended Politics and the Pen gala in Ottawa and talked with Liberal MP Terry Beech about the importance of copyright to Canadian authors and publishers.