Nina Shoroplova, author and book editor, will interview these author-panelists for the October 6th Canadian Authors BC Branch Writer Talk, “Writing on Both Sides of the Veil” – three authors who lost a loved one write about how they dealt with their loss.


Date: Thursday October 6th

Time: 7pm PST – The program will be approximately 1 hour.

Location: Zoom meeting – link will be sent to registrants (see below for registration form).



About the author-panelists:

Roxanne Davies of North Vancouver was for twelve years a journalist and over the years has co-authored three books (see News about Roxanne). She is the author of The Blue Riviera: A Daughter’s Investigation.









Andrea Courey of Montreal is a sound healer and meditator offering workshops for those who are bereaved at She is the author of Conversations with Chloe: A Mother and Daughter Dialogue Across the Veil. 







Barbara Morningstar of Greater Vancouver worked in an administrative capacity in a number of Greater Vancouver hospices. She founded “In Autumn’s Cocoon” to offer education on a range of end-of-life topics. She is the author of Honoring the Mystery: Uplifting Insights from the Language, Visions, and Dreams of the Dying.









About the host:


Nina Shoroplova
Nina Shoroplova recently published the bestselling Legacy of Trees: Purposeful Wandering in Vancouver’s Stanley Park (Heritage House, 2020). Legacy received an honourable mention in the 2020 British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Writing Awards, organized by the BC Historical Federation. She published the bestselling Cattle Ranch: The Story of the Douglas Lake Cattle Company (Nina Woolliams, Douglas & McIntyre, 1979).
Nina works as an editor, mostly of nonfiction books, taking authors’ manuscripts through every stage, from structural editing to proofreading. This panel comprises three of her client authors talking about how writing can help a person deal with losing a loved one.

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