Author writes his first book on Tom Thomson

The first time Tim Bouma tried the authorial voice of Tom Thomson on for size, his efforts fell well within his chosen medium’s then-140-character limit. On Nov. 28, 2011, Bouma, a federal public servant in Ottawa, posted his first tweet on his fledgling Twitter account, TTLastSpring: “Getting quite a lot done, but unsure what I […]

via In his first book, Ottawa author Tim Bouma channels seminal Canadian painter Tom Thomson — Ottawa Citizen

Owen Sound Book Signing Event at The Ginger Press Bookshop April 14th, 2018

Owen Sound Book Signing Event for Tom Thomson Journal of My Last Spring!

Tom Thomson will be in Owen Sound!

Or rather, the author of Tom Thomson Journal of My Last Spring will be. A book signing and reading by the author will be held on Saturday, April 14th, 2018 from 12 noon to 2pm at Ginger Press Bookshop at 848 2nd Avenue East Owen Sound, ON N4K 2H3

Please come visit (and buy a book!) In addition to the signing, the author (that’s me!) plans to give a 20-minute talk at 12:30pm, read a few short passages and hang around to talk about all things Tom Thomson.

The event is FREE! (but I hope you buy a book), graciously hosted by our friends at the Ginger Press Bookshop.

For a taste of what to expect, read the feature article about me channeling Tom Thomson in the Ottawa Citizen.

I hope you can make it. If you can’t don’t worry. You can always drop by later and buy the book at the store. I’ll also be holding more events around the province and country, and, if the spirit moves me, I will return to Owen Sound.

More blog entries and details about the book are posted on my site at https://ttlastspring.com/

See you soon!

Tim Bouma

P.S. If you really can’t make it to the event, or the drive to Owen Sound, you can buy my book online at https://ttlastspring.com/the-book

Calgary Book Signing Event at The Owl’s Nest March 31st, 2018

Calgary Book Signing Event for Tom Thomson Journal of My Last Spring!

Tom Thomson will be in Calgary!

Or rather, the author of Tom Thomson Journal of My Last Spring will be. A book signing and reading by the author will be held on Saturday, March 31st, 2018 from 11am to 2pm at Owl’s Nest Books http://www.owlsnestbooks.com at 815A 49th Avenue SW Calgary AB Canada

Please come visit (and buy a book!) In addition to the signing, I plan to give a 20-minute talk around noonish, read a few short passages and hang around to talk about all things Tom Thomson.

The event is FREE!, graciously hosted by our friends at the Owl’s Nest Book Store.

I hope you can make it. If you can’t don’t worry. You can always drop by later and buy the book at the store. I’ll also be holding more events around the country, and, if the spirit moves me (and the airfare is right), I will return to Calgary.

More details will be posted on my site at https://ttlastspring.com/

If you really can’t make it, you can buy my book at https://ttlastspring.com/the-book

Tim Bouma

Announcing Ottawa Book Launch Event in Ottawa, Feb 2nd, 2018

Ottawa Book Launch Event of Tom Thomson Journal of My Last Spring!

The Tom Thomson Journal of My Last Spring book launch event will be held on Friday, February 2nd, 2018 from 7:30pm to 9pm at Cafe Oh So Good! https://ohsogood.ca/ at their 261 Richmond Rd. location in Westboro, Ottawa.

As for event format, it will be informal, come and go. I will be set up in the back of the cafe and I plan to do a 20-minute presentation reading at 8pm. I will be available for chatting, book purchasing and signing before and after the 8pm reading.

The event is FREE! If you can, please indicate at the Facebook link or the Eventbrite link whether you are attending. Tickets are only to help me to estimate numbers for books and attendance. Tickets are not necessary for admission. Just drop by and say hi!

The venue, Cafe Oh So Good, has been gracious to offer their premises, so I ask you to show your support by buying a coffee, drink (licensed for beer and wine), and partake in one of their delicious desserts.

I hope you can make it. If you can’t don’t worry, I’ll be holding more events around the province, and likely one or two more in Ottawa. You can buy my book at https://ttlastspring.com/the-book

More details will be posted here and will also be available on my site at https://ttlastspring.com/

Tim Bouma

P.S. On Facebook the event details are here.