All posts by Kate Jaimet

A launch and a rant


I hadn’t meant to turn the launch of my book Endangered into an opportunity to go on a rant about the state of the news media in Canada. But on the very day of my book launch, Postmedia threw 90 people across the country out of work, including my friend Stephanie Coombs, a very fine editor who lost her job at the Edmonton Journal.


Endangered Book & Film Launch


On Wednesday, January 20, join me and filmmaker Melanie Willis for the premiere showing of our documentary on the Barbados Sea Turtle Project, an inspiring group of conservationists working day and night (literally!) to save hawksbill sea turtles. We’ll also celebrate the official launch of my Young Adult mystery novel, Endangered!


Enter the Dunces Rock Songwriting Contest!


Start your New Year off on the right note by entering the Dunces Rock songwriting contest!
From January 1 to 31, 2016, write a song in honour of your teacher or principal and you could win your very own signed copy of Dunces Rock.


Ballad of Principal Hale debuts at kid lit fest!


Come out on Monday November 23, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Sunnyside Library to hear the world premiere of the Ballad of Principal Hale at the KidLit Fest! Also, get a chance to meet fabulous kidlit authors Tim Wynne-Jones, Don Cummer and Rachna Gilmore. See you there!


Canadian Irony Killed Stephen Harper


A sense of irony lodges deep in the Canadian soul. It rests in that same sacred place where we store our memories of log fires on cold winter days, of springtime sap dripping from the maple trees, of glorious summer canoe trips and autumn leaves ablaze on the hillsides. Stephen Harper has no sense of irony, and that’s what killed him this election.