Paul Cavanagh burst onto the international literary scene when he was crowned the world’s first Lit Idol at the London International Book Fair. The novel that won him the title, After Helen, was published by HarperCollinsCanada to glowing reviews. His deft touch for depicting the many facets of grief and the struggle to find reconciliation comes in no small part from working for more than 25 years in health care. He developed his literary talents at the Humber School for Writers and the University of Western Ontario. He currently lives in London, Ontario.
In the first week after publication, After Helen is spotted travelling the Underground in London, England. Plus, it receives its first review in the UK… a glowing one. Next stops: New York City and Washington, DC. To see photos of … Continue reading →
London, Ontario held its inaugural Words Fest Oct 24-26, 2014. It celebrated all this wordy and highlighted local, national and international talent. As part of the book fair portion of the festival, I gave a presentation on my experiences with … Continue reading →
Eight free copies of my novel After Helen were the prize in a Goodreads giveaway that closed yesterday. I’m happy to announce that the winners included two readers from the United Kingdom and six from the United States. Congratulations to you lucky people. And … Continue reading →
It was reported today that one of the ships from Sir John Franklin’s long-lost Arctic expedition has been found. If you don’t live in Canada, maybe you don’t appreciate just how significant this discovery is. In British terms, this is … Continue reading →