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Shelagh Rogers talks to Pamela Mordecai about her novel Red Jacket, shortlisted for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize

on CBC One The Next Chapter here:


On May 29th Pamela reads at the

Elora Writers’ Festival

with Dietrich Kalteis, J.M. Frey, Douglas Gibson, Terry Fallis

Aboyne Hall, Wellington CountryMuseum and Archives (lots of parking!)

Come gaze into the gorge and enjoy five friendly authors…

Trevor Corkum chats to Pamela about her debut novel

Red Jacket

on The Chat at 49th Shelf!

On June 3-5 2016 Pamela reads at

Calabash Literary Festival, Treasure Beach, Jamaica


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On June 11 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

at Sts Peter and Paul Church, Hope Road, Kingston, Jamaica

Pamela launches her latest poetry collection

de book of Mary: a performance poem

Part proceeds of book sales in aid of Sts Peter & Paul Church

RED JACKET one of 12 books by Canadian women that you need to read…

July 15-17 2016, Pamela reads at the

Lakefield Literary Festival

in a line-up including George Elliott Clarke, Alissa York, and fellow Dundurn author, Gregory Klages

See Lisa Pike’s Review of RED JACKET in the Ottawa Review of Books


On September 25 2016, Pamela reads at the

Word on the Street Great Books Marquee

Harbourfront Centre, Queen’s Quay, Toronto


On Sunday October 23rd at 3:00 p.m. 

Pamela reads in the Draft Reading Series at the Sandcastle Theatre

Cover Draft 10.4, publication of Draft Reading Series (used by permission – Ron Edding credit)



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