MFA book deals
Here’s an ever-evolving list of recent King’s MFA students and graduates with book contracts. 
If we’re missing any, please let me know (
  • Lesley Buxton (Class of 2016). One Strong Girl. Pottersfield, 2018.
  • Pauline Dakin (Class of 2015). Run, Hide, Repeat. Penguin, 2017.
  • Stacey May Fowles (Class of 2015) The Girl in the Woods, M&S, 2018.
  • Joan Francuz (Class of 2016) Press Enter to Continue: Scribes from Babylon to Silicon. 2018
  • MJ Grant (Class of 2016) A Cure for Heartache, Coronet, UK, May 2019.
  • Sue Harper (Class of 2016) Winter in the City of Light: A Search for Self in Retirement, Amazon 2019.
  • Kirk Johnson (Class of 2019) Some Kind of Hero, Penguin, 2021.
  • Stephanie Griffiths (Class of 2016) Sit Still and Prosper: How a Former Money Manager Discovered the Path to Investing with Greater Clarity, Calmness, and Confidence, Bird in the Sky Press. 2018.
  • Tyler LeBlanc (Class of 2018) Acadian Driftwood, Goose Lane.
  • Nellwyn Lampert (Class of 2017) Every Boy I Ever Kissed, Dundurn Press. Fall 2019.
  • Lezlie Lowe (Class of 2016) Nowhere to Go. Coach House, 2018.
  • Lauren McKeon (Class of 2016). F-Bomb: Dispatches from the War on Feminism. Goose Lane, 2017.
  • Jessica McDiarmid (Class of 2016). Highway of Tears: The Missing, The Murdered, The Mystery. Doubleday.
  • Helena Moncrieff (Class of 2016). The Fruitful City: Building Communities Around Nature’s Bounty. ECW Press.
  • Jason Murray (Class of 2016). A Distorted Revolution: How Eric’s Trip Changed Music, Moncton and Me. Nimbus, 2017.
  • Renée Pellerin (Class of 2016) Conspiracy of Hope. Goose Lane, 2018.
  • Jen Powley (Class of 2015). Just Jen. Roseway Books, 2017.
  • RC Shaw (Class of 2017) Louisbourg or Bust. Pottersfield Press, 2018.
  • Christian Smith (Class of 2017). The Scientist and the Psychic, Random House.
  • Suzanne Stewart (Class of 2016). The Tides of Time: A Nova Scotia Book of Seasons. Pottersfield, 2018.
  • Karen Stiller (Class of 2018) The Minister’s Wife. Tynedale House, 2019.
  • Gillian Turnbull (Class of 2017) Sonic Booms: Making Music in an Oil Town, Eternal Cavalier Press, 2019.
  • Jennifer Thornhill Verma (Class of 2019) Cod Collapse: The Rise and Fall of Newfoundland’s Saltwater Cowboy, Nimbus, Fall 2019.
  • Aaron Williams (Class of 2017) Chasing Smoke: A Wildfire Memoir. Harbour Publishing, 2017.