Second printing for Writing the Land

Writing the Land, in which one of my poems is published, has now been launched in Edmonton, Calgary, and Grande Prairie, Alberta. The anthology is in its second printing – quite a feat for a book of poetry! Buy your copy at any of the leading independent bookstores in Alberta.

Greetings from Cool Breezes one of top 16 titles: CBC radio

What a delightful surprise! I just found out that Greetings from Cool Breezes is included on the list of 16 top adult titles to buy as a Christmas gift on a recent airing of the CBC radio program Wildrose Country.  Check it out at and elsewhere on this website!

A coveted reader testimonial

Celebrated and award-winning author Cora Taylor sent me these very kind words: “Just finished Cool Breezes and loved every minute. What a great addition to my vicarious sailing shelf! Obviously it was an amazing year and you made it an amazing read. Thank you!”

A very short journey inspires a new kind of travel writing

A short and quirky poem, “Through Rose-Coloured Goggles,” was inspired by an enchanting ride with ten-year-old Meara on the Marmot Basin chairlift in Jasper, Alberta in January of this year. Back at the chalet, over a cup of hot chocolate, I spun the words that had swirled around us at the mountaintop into the first [...]

Cool Breezes Climbing Local Bestseller List

Within a month of its release, “Greetings from Cool Breezes” started appearing on Edmonton’s bestseller lists! The book peaked at #2 on the non-fiction bestseller list on February 26 2006. Please keep checking here for the latest updates as Jeananne’s newest book climbs the bestseller lists locally, provincially and nationally. Did you know that a [...]

Calgary Sun – February 6, 2006

There was a review of Greetings from Cool Breezes in the Calgary Sun, February 6, 2006 by Joan Craven.  You can download the review here.

Globe & Mail December 2005

Click here to download The Globe & Mail review from December 10, 2005

Cool Breezes wins Author Association Award

The Alberta Branch of the Canadian Authors Association was pleased to announce that Edmonton lawyer and writer Jeananne Kathol Kirwin was the recipient of the 2005 Exporting Alberta Award for her book “Greetings from Cool Breezes: A Family’s Year Aboard. ” Exporting Alberta is given to an Alberta author to aid in promoting his or [...]