Hamilton Room. Central Branch, Hamilton Public Library
Join novelist and poet, Janet Turpin Myers for an exploration of this inscrutable realm of mystery and happy surprises. Janet Turpin Myers has been writing all her life, despite being advised as a teenager to pursue office work rather than writing. Her poetry has appeared in Hammered Out and Tower Poetry. Her debut novel, Nightswimming was published in 2013 by Seraphim Editions, and recently, her short story, Crashing, won third place in Hamilton's gritLIT Short Fiction competition. She is a graduate of McMaster University, and a happy resident of the ravines and forests of north Burlington's beautiful escarpment lands.