Tag: About my writing

Radio show interview transcribed by Joan Malerich. Phil Taylor (PT):  Stephen Kimber, are you there sir? Stephen Kimber (SK) :  I am. PT:  How are you? SK:  Very Good. SK:  It’s great to talk to you.  I have interviewed lawyers, and I have interviewed members of  the family of the Cuban Five on this show and I was under the impression that […]

Stephen Kimber’s book, What Lies Across the Water: The Real Story of the Cuban Five, has won the 2014 Evelyn Richardson Award for Nonfiction at Canada’s East Coast Literary Awards. The Five were members of a Cuban intelligence network sent to Florida in the 1990s to infiltrate Miami exile groups plotting terrorist attacks against Cuba. […]

I didn’t go to journalism school. In a day when informal apprenticeship was the norm, I was lucky to learn my trade from its best practitioners: Nick Fillmore, the crusading editor of the feisty local alternative weekly, the 4th Estate; Harry Bruce, one of Canada’s finest magazine writers and essayists; and Pat Connolly, the legendary […]

Friday’s much-hyped Fifth Estate documentary on the crash of Swissair Flight 111 generated much arcing and sparking about its cause but—in the end—no incendiary device, no hard evidence the tragic 1998 accident was anything but. That said, the story raised questions that deserve better than read-the-report, cone-of-silence non-responses from the RCMP and the Transportation Safety […]

Stephen Kimber’s election-eve profile of the man who would become Nova Scotia’s first ever New Democratic Party premier won the Gold Award for Best Feature at the 2009 Atlantic Journalism Awards.  AJA presentation The story, "Who is Darrell Dexter?", appeared in the June 3, 2009 edition of The Coast, Halifax’s alternative weekly. Coast writers were […]

Stephen Kimber’s cover feature for the June 9, 2009th issue of The Coast—"Who is Premier Darrell Dexter?"—has been selected as one of the finalists for this year’s Atlantic Journalism Awards. The Dexter story is up against two other stories—Tim Bousquet’s "Doolittle, Darwin and the Deeply Dumb" from The Coast and Andrew McGilligan’s "Long Journey’s Home" […]

"When, just 15 minutes into reading the book, I am in tears, then something’s got to be right. And I believe Stephen Kimber has done everything right in his captivating history of the extraordinary story of pediatric care that exists right here in Halifax and beyond… Kimber has given us a fully integrated account of […]

Sunday, Dec 6, 12:00-2:00pm Author Stephen Kimber will be signing copies of his books, including his latest, IWK: A Century of Caring for Families. Coles, Halifax Shopping Centre. Sunday, Dec 6, 3:00-5:00pm Author Stephen Kimber will be signing copies of his books, including his latest, IWK: A Century of Caring for Families. Chapters, Bayer’s Lake, […]

Sept. 21, TORONTO: The Canadian National Institute for the Blind Library is pleased to announce the winners of the 2004 Torgi Literary Awards, the only awards program in Canada to celebrate books in formats such as PrintBraille and audio. More than 300 guests, including authors, book publishers, CNIB client judges, and CNIB volunteers attended the […]