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Exclusive Interview with Debra Komar

Debra Komar is an award-winning author, who is in the process of releasing a new book in March from Dundurn Press called The Court of Better Fiction: Three Trials, Two Executions, and Arctic Sovereignty. Her previous books, all published with Goose Lane Editions, include The Ballad of Jacob Peck, The Bastard of Fort Stikine, The Lynching of Peter Wheeler, and Black River Road.

We caught up with her to discuss her focus on true crime and where does she find her ideas? Read on for more of this exclusive interview.

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Shadow of Doubt: The Trial of Dennis Oland Named a Best Book of 2016

The Hill Times, Canada’s politics and government newsweekly, has chosen the best books of 2016. Included on this year's list is Shadow of Doubt: The Trial of Dennis Oland by Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon.

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Shadow of Doubt Publication Date Advanced to Coincide with Oland Appeal

Goose Lane Editions announced today that it will advance the publication date of Shadow of Doubt: The Trial of Dennis Oland by CBC reporter Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon to Tuesday, October 18. Publication will now coincide with the appeal of Dennis Oland’s second-degree murder conviction.  

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Debra Komar wins 2016 Canadian Author Award

The winners of the 2016 Canadian Authors Awards

were announced on Saturday at Toronto's Harbourfront Centre during the Canadian Writers' Summit.

Included in this year’s recipients was The Bastard of Fort Stikine: The Hudson's Bay Company and the Murder of John McLoughlin, Jr., which won the 2016 Canadian Authors Award for Canadian History.

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The Bastard of Fort Stikine Wins 2016 Book Award

The Prince Edward Island Book Awards were presented at a gala celebration in Charlottetown on Saturday. Included in the list of this year’s recipients was The Bastard of Fort Stikine: The Hudson's Bay Company and the Murder of John McLoughlin, Jr. by forensic anthropologist and former island resident Debra Komar. Lori Cheverie of the independent bookstore Bookmark accepted the Prince Edward Island Book Award for Non-fiction on behalf of Ms. Komar.

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