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40 Below Contributor Signings

  If you’d like to meet some of the fantastic Edmonton writers that contributed a piece to the 40 Below anthology you can see them today and tomorrow (November 2nd and 3rd) at these locations: November 2nd: Chapters on Whyte Avenue. 12-4pm: Alicia Christianson,...

40 Below Cover and Book Trailer

“I’ve never read anything that depicts with such perfect balance the beauty and the terror- the terrible beauty- of life below zero degrees. This collection gives us winter at its most profound, both literally and figuratively.” ~Lynn Coady, author...

40 Below Contributors Revealed

  Hello everybody. It’s time for you to meet the great people that contributed to making 40 Below the fabulous final product that it is. In the next few days we will be revealing the beautiful cover art for 40 Below, as well as giving you all the info you need...

40 Below by the Numbers

All of the final decisions regarding 40 Below have now been made. All of the people whose pieces were chosen have now been contacted. Congratulations to them and thanks again to everyone who submitted. Here are some interesting numbers and figures regarding 40 Below:...

A Very 40 Below Christmas

Christmas is almost here! Can you feel the anticipation in your bones? What’s that? You can’t feel your bones because it’s so freaking cold out there? Well, that’s understandable. It’s quite cold out there. I spoke with a girl from Ottawa...

40 Below: The Book. A real book book.

40 Below will eventually become a book. A real book. A book book! (Pronounced Boo-ck). Books are wonderful things and many people enjoy reading books. My hope is that many people enjoy reading this 40 Below book when it is released. Before it becomes a book, we must...

Why 40 Below?

Some people have asked me why I am calling this project ’40 Below’. The short answer is that I think it’s a pretty cool title for a book. Plus, if I can get some combination of 40 stories or 40 authors in the book that would be pretty sweet too. People say that it...

I am 40 Below now.

Today I went downtown to see the unveiling of Edmonton’s “Winter City Strategy”. This is part of a strategy that encourages citizens to embrace and engage in winter in our city. This is obviously not something they just came up with. A lot of people have been working...