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November 6, 2019

Roy Blomstrom, author of SILENCES: A NOVEL OF THE 1918 FINNISH CIVIL WAR, will be speaking to the Writer's Circle, a Thunder Bay writing group, on November 27 at 7 PM at the Waverley Branch of the Thunder Bay Public Library.

Among the topics: why write about this war an...

June 26, 2019

SILENCES: A NOVEL OF THE 1918 FINNISH CIVIL WAR is now available at the Finnish Bookstore! Part of The Kitchen Nook (which has a gift registry and lots of cool things), the Finnish Bookstore is conveniently located at Bay and Algoma. 

Much of SILENCES is set in Por...

June 19, 2019

Roy Blomstrom, author of SILENCES: A NOVEL OF THE 1918 FINNISH CIVIL WAR will speak this Saturday at FinnFest. He is part of the 11 to noon time slot, in conversation with Liisa Kovala and Mark Munger. All three have written historical fiction based on the North Americ...

June 5, 2019

Roy Blomstrom, author of SILENCES: A NOVEL OF THE 1918 FINNISH CIVIL WAR, will speak on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at some point between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. With vendors and concerts and other interesting speakers, plan to spend the day!

October 17, 2018

Recently, Roy Blomstrom read at an event sponsored by the Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop (NOWW). Six times a year, NOWW invites its members to read portions of their work, and each evening includes an "open mic" portion, where non-members can read short works. 

A...

October 3, 2018

The Ontario Library Services North announced the winners of the Northern Lit Awards at a banquet last week. 

The English Fiction award, for which SILENCES: A NOVEL OF THE 1918 FINNISH CIVIL WAR was shortlisted, went to THE LIGHTKEEPER'S DAUGHTERS, by Jean E. Pendziwol....

September 5, 2018

One of the best parts of having written work in the world is connecting with readers. It's been really fun to hear from those who have been kind and generous enough to take the time to read our books.

CRADLE OF THE DEEP was very much a family memoir, which we were makin...

August 13, 2018

This Saturday! From noon until 4! Meet authors from northwestern Ontario, buy books and/or have them signed, and enjoy the air-conditioned comfort of Thunder Bay Chapters on Memorial.

Shuniah House author Roy Blomstrom will be there with SILENCES: A NOVEL OF THE 1918 FI...

July 11, 2018

Here's author Roy Blomstrom signing copies of his book, SILENCES: A NOVEL OF THE 1918 FINNISH CIVIL WAR, at Coles at the Intercity Shopping Centre last Saturday. 

We're grateful to Coles for their support of local writers and writing. Another get-together of creators is...

June 13, 2018

Roy Blomstrom, author of SILENCES: A NOVEL OF THE 1918 FINNISH CIVIL WAR, will be signing books at the Coles at the Intercity Mall in Thunder Bay on Saturday, July 7, from noon until 4 p.m. 

Coles routinely carries SILENCES, as well as the other Shuniah House Books titl...

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