Stacey D. Atkinson


Past Dates

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

McNabb Recreation Centre

First Page Challenge - 7:15 p.m.

180 Percy Street Ottawa ON
Price: Free

Canadian Authors Association - National Capital Region: Submit the first page of your manuscript and receive feedback on how effective it is at setting up your work and capturing readers, agents or publishers.

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

McNabb Recreation Centre

First Page Challenge - 7 p.m.

180 Percy Street Ottawa ON
Price: Free for members; $10 for nonmembers

Canadian Authors Association - National Capital Region: Submit the first page of your manuscript and receive feedback on how effective it is at setting up your work and capturing readers, agents or publishers.

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Crowne Plaza Hotel

How to Self-Publish a Book - Guardians of the Lexicon - 10:15 a.m.

2 Rue Montcalm Gatineau QC J8X 4B4 Canada
Price: Conference pass required

Join me as I give a one-hour session on how to self-publish a book at the Editors Canada annual conference taking place from June 9-10, 2017, in Gatineau, QC. 

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Christ Church Cathedral

How to Self-Publish a Book, an Editors Ottawa event - 6:30

414 Sparks St., Lackey Room in Lauder Hall Ottawa Ontario Canada
Price: Free

At this event, I'll explain my ten-step process and answer your questions about self-publishing. I'll also be asking people to share their own self-publishing stories. 

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Ongwanada Resource Centre

A talk on how to self-publish a book - 6:30 p.m. (TBC)

191 Portsmouth Ave Kingston ON
Price: Free

Join me and the members and guests of Editors Kingston as we talk about how to self-publish a book.

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Coast Plaza Hotel & Suites

Book Launch at A Correction Connection Conference, Editors Canada - Noon on Sat and Sun, Jun 11 & 12

1763 Comox Street Vancouver BC
Price: Ask for free entry to the vendor fair (if you don't have a conference pass)

Take a minute to visit my booth at the vendor fair at Editors Canada's annual conference, A Correction Connection, in Vancouver. I'll be signing copies of my new book, Letters from Labrador, and I'll have copies of Stuck on hand too.

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Moncton Library

So You Want to Be an Editor - 12:30 p.m.

644 Main St. Moncton NB
Price: Free

Join me for an information session about how to start a career in editing and about Editors Canada. Bring your lunch too!

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Facebook and Twitter

Online Book Launch of Letter from Labrador - 1-4 p.m. EDT

Price: Free

Join me on Facebook and Twitter, on Sun, May 8, for an afternoon of chatting and posting about my new book, Letters from Labrador. I'll be running a contest with prizes, hosting a Q&A about how to self-publish a book, and sharing the website links where you can buy the paperback and ebook versions of my book. Hope to see you there!

Visit (and "like") my Facebook page on May 8 at

Chat with me on Twitter on May 8

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

St.Lawrence Place

Kingston Book Prelaunch for Letters from Labrador - 2-4 p.m.

181 Ontario St, Kingston Kingston ON Canada
Price: Free

Join me and my co-author, Patricia Davis, for the launch of Letters from Labrador, in the library of St. Lawrence Place, Kingston. Paperback copies of the book will be available for sale, and both Patricia and I will be signing books. Come out if you can! 

Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Ottawa Public Library

Self-Publishing Workshop - 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

120 Metcalfe St. Ottawa
Price: Free

I'll be giving a presentation in the afternoon on how to hire an editor for self-published books. Come if you can!

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Editors' Association of Canada Conference 2015—Editing Goes Global

255 Front Street West Toronto Canada

The Editors' Association of Canada's first global conference of editors. 

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

Editors' Association of Canada Conference 2014—Tracking Change: e-Merging Methods and Markets

Toronto Canada

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Javits Convention Center

Author Book Signing at BookExpo America - 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

655 West 34th Street New York NY 10001 US 212 216-2000
Price: Conference badge

I'll be in NYC to attend BookExpo America from May 28-31. Come join me on Thurs, May 29, from 10 - 11 a.m. for my author book signing at the Independent Book Publishers Association booth at the Javitz Center.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

NYU Kimmel Center, 4th Floor Auditorium

26th Annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards - 6:00 p.m.

60 Washington Square South New York NY 10012 US
Price: $45

My debut novel Stuck is a finalist in the category Best Cover Design - Fiction. This means the book is already a Silver Winner and is now in the running to be a Gold Winner, to be announced during the awards evenings. I'm so happy to be attending with my book cover designer, Laywan Kwan, who's from NYC. Fingers crossed we win the Gold! 

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Fisher Park/Summit Alternative School

Open Your Eyes Day: teaching students about writing, editing, and self-publishing

Ottawa Ontario Canada
Price: Free for students

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

International Frye Festival

Drafts and Draughts - 10:00 p.m.

Triiio, Delta Beausejour Moncton New Brunswick E1C 1E6 Canada

Come join me and other authors as we read excerpts from our new unpublished manuscripts, as part of the Frye Fest. 

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Blog Tour

Nov. 26-Dec. 10

Follow me on my virtual book tour, while I write guest posts on book blogs and bloggers review my book!

Nov. 28 - Pure Jonel Bibliophilic Ramblings of a Book Worm blog

Nov. 30 - Turnip Seed Travel blog

Dec. 2 - Rainy of the Dark book blog

Dec. 6 - Biblio Bells Book Blog and giveaway of ebook copies of Stuck

Dec. 4 - Smashwords Author Interview

Dec. 9 - Maritime Girls blog

Dec. 10 - Apt613 holiday gift list of local Ottawa authors

TBD - Goodreads New Adult Book Club '5000 members' giveaway contest - win a free copy of Stuck


Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Moncton Coliseum

Book Signing at Turner's Christmas Show (Moncton) - Fri, Sat, Sun

377 Killam Drive Moncton NB E1C 3T1 CA 1-888-720-5600

Come down and see me if you can at the Turners Christmas Show, November 22-24 (Fri, Sat, Sun)! I'll be at the 'Been There Gifts' booth signing books and offering a special show price for my debut fiction novel 'Stuck', which is set in Shediac, NB (Pointe-du-Chene), the Lobster Capital of the World! 

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Shamali's Book Club

An evening to discuss the debut novel 'Stuck' by Stacey D. Aktinson

Ottawa Ontario Can

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Chapters Moncton

Book launch for "Stuck" by Stacey D. Atkinson - 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

499 Paul Dr. Dieppe New Brunswick E1A 6S5 Can (506) 855-8075

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Chapters Rideau (Ottawa)

Book launch for Stuck" by Stacey D. Atkinson - 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.

47 Rideau Street Ottawa Ontario K1N 5W8 Can (613) 241-0073

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Independent Book Publishers Assoc. Conference

Palmer House Hilton Hotel Chicago IL USA

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Digital Book World

Hilton, NYC New York City New York USA