Past Appearances

Past Appearances


June 2010
Enchanted Grounds (Guelph, Ontario) – Reading and Q&A, June 20th

July 2010
Polaris Convention (Toronto, Ontario) – Constellation Awards Presenter. July 17th

Doctor Who LIVE Finale on SPACE, Toronto – Panelist. July 24th. Footage will be posted on my media page.

August 2010
FanExpo 2010 – August 28th:  Steampunk Fashion Show (model); 11:30 on – NerdGirl PinUps Gaming Party (The Charlotte Room, 11 Charlotte Street, Toronto)

September 2010
~Radio Show starts – more info coming soon!
~September marks the beginning of NaNoWriMo WarmUp!
~Eden Mills Writers’ Festival, Fringe – Sept 19, 2010: Time 3:40pm at the Cottage (Reading an excerpt from “Triptych”, forthcoming from Dragon Moon Press, April 2011)

November 2010
SF Contario, Nov. 19-20-21 – no panels or signings, but I will be hanging out with Red Moon Creations, so come by and chat!

December 2010
~Future Con 2010 – Attend the con, enjoy the Shroedinger’s Brunch, and be among the first to catch the Triptych book trailer, and enter to win a free ARC.


January 2011
~Triptych book trailer launches on January 1st! (At FutureCon!)  Be there and have the chance to be among the first to preorder the book, as well as compete to win a free ARC!

February 2011
~Feb 4th – G33KN3RDD0RK is live to air on Geek Hard at 7pm
~Feb 4th – 6pm, JM will be at the Samantha Morel Site 3 coLaboratory fundraiser for her Steampunk Exhibition at the Ontario Science Centre.

March 2011
~MARCH 4 – The Ontario Science Centre‘s Steampunk Exhibition, featuring costumes made by JM, opens! Runs until May 23rd.

April 2011
~April 01 – JETAA Japan Benefit Party and Silent Auction; 8pm at the Hard Rock Cafe at Yonge & Dundas Square, Toronto. $20 entry. More info here. The last TRIPTYCH ARC will be auctioned off for charity.

~April 09, 2011 Ad Astra (Toronto, Ontario)- Attend the launch party on Saturday, April 09, 2011; signings, readings, and meet the author! Convention panels list TBA.
~April 11, 2011 “Make Triptych #1 On Amazon Day”.

~Canadian National Steampunk Exhibition, April 29-May 01: Come out and engage with JM at many of the Steampunk events and panels. See con program for JM’s schedule. 

May 2011
~May 7th I will be appearing at the Fergus Branch Library  (Fergus, Ontario) for a signing and Q&A, 1pm-3pm

June 2011
~When the Hero Comes Home anthology launches. My new short story “The Once And Now-ish King” is included.
~June 25; Giving the keynote address titled “What If” to the Japan Exchange Teachers Programme Pre-Departure Orientation Confrence in Toronto.

July 2011
~July 15-17, Polaris 25, Science Fiction Convention (Toronto, Ontario) – Schedual TBA
~July 17, 11am –  WHEN THE HERO COMES HOME Canadian Book Launch at Polaris 25.  (Toronto, Ontario)
~July 29 – JET Predeparture soiree with the Consul General to Japan.

August 2011
~FanExpo 2011, in Toronto – check out my schedual here.

September 2011
~CanCon, (Ottawa, Ontario) – Special Guest

November 2011
~SF Contario & the Aurora Awards– Schedule here
~Visit with Orangeville District Secondary School


January 2012
~I will be a guest at FutureCon December 30th-January 1st; A super-special advanced copy of my new novel The Dark Side Of The Glass will be available at the Charity Auction, and I will be reading from the novel on Sunday morning at the brunch (as well as giving out  a secret something fun and silly to go along with the theme of the book), as well as at the Saturday night dinner. I will be around the con all weekend, so feel free to come chat with me or ask for me to sign something. The best way to get my undivided attention? Offer me a tea!


~January 30th: Authors fight Alzheimer’s Book Signing Charity Night. Come pick up a copy of my novels and support a good cause.

~April 13-15Ad Astra 2012: Schedule Available here. (Toronto)

~15th, Lambda Literary Nominees Reading at Slack’s on Church Street (Toronto)
~26th, Anime North: Schedule available here. (Toronto)

~ 3rd – Bi Lines V: A Celebration of Bisexual Writing in Reading, Music and Culture, organized by the Bi Writers Association, at theNuyorican Poets Cafe. (NYC)
~4th – the 24th Annual Lambda Literary Awards Ceremony, (Manhattan, NYC).


~1, WHEN THE VILLAIN COMES HOME launches! (Dragon Moon Press)

~21, Reading and Signing at Glad Day Book Shop

~ 23-26, Fan Expo Canada

September ~Sept 7-8; Southern Ontario Science Fiction Festival.

October ~SilverSnail Hallowe’en Party – Saturday, Oct 27

November ~16-18, GenreCon.

December ~31-Jan 1, FutureCon. Schedule available here.




~17: ToyCon (Burlington, Ontario) – Schedule Here.


~2 LAUNCH ~ Doctor Who in Time and Space: Essays on Themes, Characters, History and Fandom, 1963-2012 (Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy)”  (McFarland Press) – ORDER IT HERE

~5-7 Ad Astra, Toronto – Schedule


~17-19, KeyCon, Winnepeg, MAN


23 – HERO Is A Four Letter Word Launches! Goodreads || Smashwords || Kindle (Coming soon)


3 – Book Launch and Birthday Celebration – 8pm, at The Old Nick (123 Danforth Ave) with Nerds With Guitars

5- Friends of the Merril Collection Presents: Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Panel Discussion, Time TBA; Lillian H. Smith Branch Toronto Public Library


~1-3, Reversed Polarity, Toronto ON – Schedule TBA – Signing DOCTOR WHO IN TIME AND SPACE; ORDER IT HERE



~8, BROCKTON WRITERS SERIES – speaking engagement. More info here.


I will be appearing on both Fire Through Spirit and ParaNormal Radio in July. Air dates and recording download info TBA.

9th – I will be reading from some of my short stories at the Dufferin Arts Council Fundraising Entertainment Evening. More details here.

11th – I will be speaking about Fanthropology and Webseries at the inaugural Toronto WebFest! More details here.


18th-19th – BOOK LAUNCH – The Dark Lord and the Seamstress. at GenreCon in Guelph
18-19th – GenreCon in Guelph (click for schedule)


I’ve had a few questions about this recently, so for those who asked where and when you can meet me and/or buy books….


November 14th NaNoWriMo write-in at the Centre Wellington Library, Fergus Branch

November 21st NaNoWriMo write-in at the Centre Wellington Library, Fergus Branch

November 28th NaNoWriMo write-in at the Centre Wellington Library, Fergus Branch

Last week of November – an interview I did with Inside Guelph will air. I’ll let you know the exact dates soon.

December 5th IT’S DONE! NOW WHAT? workshop on editing and publishing at the Centre Wellington Library, Fergus Branch.

December 8th – THE UNTOLD TALE is released into the world! Happy Book Birthday! (Goodreads | Preorder the Kindle)

December 9th – THE SECRET LOVES OF GEEK GIRLS is released into the world! Come to the launch party in Toronto. (Details TBA)

December 10thTHE UNTOLD TALE Toronto Launch, featuring the music of CBC Searchlight Finalist Chantal Barret

December 11thTHE UNTOLD TALE Fergus launch at Roxanne’s Reflections.

December 17thTHE UNTOLD TALE Guelph launch at the Round Table Tavern. (Will I FINALLY find someone to play “Marrying Mr. Darcy” with me?)

December 25th – Release of the online-exclusive THE UNTOLD TALE short titled HOME. (Link coming soon)

January 26th – BOOKS & BEER, with the Elora Writer’s Festival and Wellington Brewery at Roxanne’s Reflections in Fergus.

April 1-3rd SCIFI ON THE ROCK in St. Johns Newfoundland.

Spring – THE GARRULOUS GHOST OF GWILLFIFESHIRE is released! Happy novella birthday! (Details to come)

May 29th ELORA WRITER’S FESTIVAL Author Event.


September 2016

October 2016

  • SECRET LOVES OF GEEK GIRLS Dark Horse launch Party

November 2016

December 2016

  • THE FORGOTTEN TALE – Release Date! – December 6th



October 2017

November 2017

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