Practical Jean has been shortlisted for the Rogers Writer’s Trust Fiction Award. The winner will be announced November 2nd.
“Cole perfectly satirizes truisms about selfless sacrifice and the need to be happy” Read the rest of the review here
Another book blogger gets it! Great review of Practical Jean on Diary of a Bookworm: http://bit.ly/cf5IHG “Trevor Cole amazed me with his on the ball narration from a woman’s perspective and his keen insight into female friendships… I would recommend this book to almost anyone.”
“Trevor Cole’s third novel, Practical Jean, should be a starred pick for every book club in Canada this fall.” Read the rest of the review here
The bound galley of Practical Jean has arrived. Here’s what it looks like.
As publication date fast approaches, Practical Jean is taking shape. The page-design has been set, and first pages are in the author’s hands now for proofreading. It’s the best looking Trevor Cole novel yet.
I’m thrilled to announce that my third novel, Practical Jean, will be published by McClelland & Stewart this fall. The official release date is Sept. 21, 2010. Stay up to date with the latest news on book happenings by following me on Twitter or here at Tumblr!
On Friday night, June 5th, Trevor won the Gold award in the Business category at the National Magazine Awards. It was for the Report on Business Magazine story “Blame Canada” — a profile of Montana Senator Max Baucus, and a look at the trouble Canadian industry has fighting protectionist US… Read more »
Director Terrance Odette, working with Sienna Films of Toronto, has optioned Norman Bray in the Performance of His Life. Terrance wrote and directed the 1999 movie Heater, which was well-received on the festival circuit, as well as the movies Saint Monica and, most recently, Sleeping Dogs.
Blogcritics has just posted its review: “It is one of the most real stories of how well-meaning families go wrong that I have ever read.” Read the full review here.