Melanie Dugan, author of Bee Summers, on tour May 2014

Posted By on March 1, 2014

Bee SummersAbout Bee Summers

The spring she is eleven years old, Melissa Singer’s mother walks out of the house and never returns. That summer her father, a migratory beekeeper, takes her along with him on his travels. The trip and the people she meets change her life. Over the years that follow, Melissa tries to unlock the mystery of her mother’s disappearance and struggles to come to terms with her loss.




Melanie DuganAbout Melanie Dugan

Melanie Dugan is the author of Dead Beautiful (“the writing is gorgeous,” A Soul Unsung), Revising Romance, and Sometime Daughter.

Born in San Francisco, Dugan has lived in Boston, Toronto, and London, England, and has worked in almost every part of the book world: in libraries and bookstores, as a book reviewer; she was Associate Publisher at Quarry Press, where she also served as managing editor of Poetry Canada Review and Quarry Magazine. She has worked in journalism, as a freelancer, and as visual arts columnist. Dugan studied at the University of Toronto Writers Workshop and the Banff Centre for the Arts, and has a post-graduate degree in Creative Writing from Humber College. She has done numerous public readings.

Her short stories have been shortlisted for several awards. She lives in Kingston, Ontario with her partner and their two sons.

Find out more about Melanie at her website.

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Melanie’s Tour Stops

Monday, May 19th: Sara’s Organized Chaos

Tuesday, May 20th: BookNAround

Thursday, May 22nd: Book Dilettante

Friday, May 23rd: Open Book Society

Tuesday, May 27th: A Chick Who Reads

Wednesday, May 28th: Literally Jen

Monday, June 2nd: Svetlana’s Reads and Views

Tuesday, June 3rd: Forever Obsession

Wednesday, June 4th: Karen’s Korner Blog

Tuesday, June 10th: Bibliotica

Tuesday, June 17th: Every Free Chance Book Reviews

Wednesday, June 18th: Jorie Loves a Story

Wednesday, June 18th: Giraffe Days

Wednesday, June 25th: She’s Got Books On Her Mind

Thursday, June 26th: The Road to Here


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