June Hutton was a northern reporter, then inner-city teacher before writing her first novel, UNDERGROUND. Called "taut and lean, elegant and poetic" by the GLOBE AND MAIL, it was shortlisted for the 2010 OLA Evergreen Award. An instructor for SFU's Writer's Studio Online and UBC's Writing Centre, June currently lives in Vancouver.
Once you read that last chapter of a good book and put it down, there is so much to do and so much to consider. You want to take a moment and decide how it made you feel, or write down your two cents, maybe even cross it off your list and reach for the next book. But my personal ... Read more
If June Hutton’s Two-Gun & Sun suddenly up and left your life like...whoops - that was almost a spoiler-alert! But seriously, if you’ve got a Two-Gun shaped hole in your little reader’s heart, we’ve got the follow-up reads that might just fill it.
This week went by so quickly, it feels like summer will be over before we know it. Slow down for a few minutes and catch up on all the book-ish happenings around ALU and further afield.
Summer in the publishing world tends to mean things slow down, that there is a break of sorts between the crop of titles that came in the spring and the fall season that leads into the bustling holidays. While there may not be as many titles published in the summer, many people ... Read more
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