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The Blythes Are Quoted to Join Penguin Canada Modern Classics

I’m thrilled to announce that my edition of L.M. Montgomery’s rediscovered final book, The Blythes Are Quoted, which Penguin Canada published in 2009, will be republished in October 2017 as part of the Penguin Canada Modern Classics imprint! It can be pre-ordered through the Penguin Random House Canada website and through all book vendors. Given that…

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Press release: Epperly to Headline 2010 Montgomery Conference

The following press release announces the 9th International L.M. Montgomery conference, L.M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature, hosted by the L.M. Montgomery Institute of the University of Prince Edward Island on 23–27 June 2010. For more information, including a list of scheduled events, see the conference website. Former UPEI president Dr. Elizabeth Rollins (‘Betsy’)…

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The Blythes Are Quoted on CBC’s “Year in Books”

The publication of The Blythes Are Quoted has been selected as one of the “10 biggest publishing stories of 2009” on a CBC.ca news story: Fans of the precocious, freckle-faced redhead from P.E.I. had reason to rejoice this year when an amended version of the final Anne Shirley stories was released under a new title,…

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Interview on CBC Radio’s Ontario Today

I will be interviewed on Ontario Today on Monday, 14 December 2009, sometime between 12:00 and 12:30, on CBC Radio One: L.M. Montgomery’s last manuscript, The Blythes are Quoted, has just been published for the first time in its entirety. The manuscript was submitted to Montgomery’s publisher the day she died. It’s the ninth volume…

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The Blythes Are Quoted Now Available

I’m pleased to announce that my edition of L.M. Montgomery’s rediscovered last book, The Blythes Are Quoted, is now available from Viking Canada. UPDATED 24 OCTOBER: For more on this book, see the following links: “Waterloo-based academic finds L.M. Montgomery’s last ‘darker’ work” (Kitchener-Waterloo Record, 24 October 2009) “A different Anne and Gilbert” (The Globe…

The Blythes Are Quoted in Winnipeg Free Press

The Blythes Are Quoted is mentioned in a Winnipeg Free Press article by Morley Walker titled “Book world slowly grasping value of sequels to classic tales,” which is primarily about the publication of a new Winnie-the-Pooh sequel, available today: Here in Canada, the estate of L.M. Montgomery has got into the act. On Oct. 27,…

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The Blythes Are Quoted in The Guardian and Beyond

An article about The Blythes Are Quoted by Alison Flood appears in today’s The Guardian: Lucy Maud Montgomery’s last work, featuring surprising experiments with poetry and prose, to be published in full Penguin Canada is due to publish Lucy Maud Montgomery’s final book in its entirety, casting a new shadow over the author of Anne…