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• An arts organization called Project Bookmark Canada has chosen The

Queen of Unforgetting for a plaque installation—PBC picks books and poetry set

in Canadian locations for 'bookmarking'. They will 'unveil' a plaque in Little

Lake Park in Midland, Ontario (the setting of part of the book) on Tues. Oct. 4,

11:00am. The plaque will have an excerpt from the book as well as a bit of

author information. Other authors with plaques (since inception, 2009) are

Michael Ondaatje (Bloor St. viaduct), Anne Michaels (Toronto Annex) and

Elizabeth Hay.

For more information go to www.projectbookmarkcanada.ca

• Sylvia attended the Bloody Words Mystery Conference in Toronto at

the Hilton Toronto, 145 Richmond Street West during the weekend of May

28-29, 2010 She moderated a panel on historical mystery.

• The official launch of The Queen of Unforgetting was held at BenMcNally's

Books, 366 Bay Street (below Richmond) on Wednesday, June 2, 2010. Despite

the rain, the launch was a success, enjoyed by all.

 
 
 

Word on the Street, held on September 26, 2010, had excellent weather in its

favour, attracting thousands of book lovers to its many booths. Sylvia could be

spotted in the Cormorant Books booth (first two pictures, below) and later on at

the Crime Writers of Canada locale.

 
 
 

(Above and top right): At the Cormorant

Books table. With Sylvia is Barry

Jowett of Cormorant.

(Right): at the Crime Writers of

Canada table.