Inherited war memories

In her debut poetry book, writer & theatre artist Danielle Janess (left) employs form and language – becoming theatre, film clips, photographs and dance – to delve into her grandfather’s WW II experiences. FULL STORY

Secrets of the Painted Door

July 15th, 2016

In Secrets of the Painted Door (Oolichan $14.95) Anna is sent to live with her eccentric Grandfather and artist at his studio for the summer holidays. Her fear of a boring and lonesome summer is put to an end with a chance meeting on the ferry, dosage secret gathering in the garden, and a mysterious painted door. This door not only opens to ancient adventures, magical and dangerous, but also opens to opportunities for friendship and self-discovery.

Dividincouelle-sterlingg her time between living in the Canadian Rockies and sailing the Caribbean Sea, Pepper Couëlle-Sterling was inspired by her artist father to achieve a graduate degree in Art History from the University of Toronto. Secrets of the Painted Door (Oolichan $14.95) is her debut novel. 978-0-88982-319-8

 

 

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