Heather Grace Stewart
BioSign up for exclusive deals and contests at heathergracestewart.com
Bestselling Amazon author, speaker, and poet, Heather Grace Stewart was born in Ottawa, ON, and currently lives near Montreal, QC with her husband, daughter, and three feline friends.
After receiving her BA (Honours) in Canadian Studies at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Heather attended Montreal’s Concordia University for a graduate diploma in Journalism. She worked as chief reporter of a local paper and associate editor of Harrowsmith Country Life and Equinox magazines before starting her own freelance writing and editing business, Graceful Publications, in 1999.
In 2008, she published her first poetry collection, “Where the Butterflies Go” (Graceful Publications, 2008). Reviewers call her poetry ‘modern’ and ‘unconventional’, the writing ‘tender’, ‘heartfelt’, and ‘vulnerable’. Additional poetry collections include: “Leap” (Graceful Publications, 2011), “Carry on Dancing” (Winter Goose, 2012), “Three Spaces” (Graceful Publications, 2013) and Caged: New and Selected Poems (Graceful Publications, 2016).
In 2012, inspired by the world’s infatuation with online relationships, she wrote and published the screenplay “The Friends I’ve Never Met”. Praised by Hollywood actors & producers as ‘funny’, ‘clever’, and ‘innovative’, the screenplay rose to Amazon bestseller status in 2013. In 2012, she also released “The Groovy Granny” (Graceful Publications), a collection of children’s poetry, with the help of her then 5-year-old daughter who provided the illustrations.
Following her success of “The Friends I’ve Never Met”, Heather released her debut novel, “Strangely, Incredibly Good” (Morning Rain Publishing, 2014), a contemporary women’s romance with an element of fantasy. A year later, the sequel, “Remarkably Great” (Graceful Publications, 2015) was published and met with positive reviews. “The Ticket” (Graceful Publications, 2016), a contemporary romance borrowing its premise from a well-known Canadian news story, topped Amazon charts and has been touted as being “fun and engaging”.
In her free time, she loves to take photos, scrapbook, cartoon, inline skate, dance like nobody’s watching, and eat Swedish Berries—usually not at the same time. Visit her blog at http://heathergracestewart.com and follow her tweets on Twitter, her Facebook Page and/or her Instagram.
Free Book Giveaways
Strangely, Incredibly Good Heather Grace Stewart
An Amazon #1 Bestseller! What if you had your very own genie to help you go back and fix your life mistakes? A touching, funny, romantic adventure you won't soon forget. Cat Glamour is going through a rough spot in her life. When she decides to take control again and try to lose weight, the last thing she expects is a genie to pop out of her Wii machine, offering her three wishes! Unfortunately for Cat, her genie is somewhat unreliable in his wish-granting capabilities. In a series of hilarious misadventures, Cat and Gene travel to a castle in France and back in time 20 years in an attempt to realize Cat’s wishes. But is it possible to get a second chance at real love and self-love? Pick up Strangely, Incredibly Good and start this exciting series today.
Leap Heather Grace Stewart
"A lovely lilt of language slides between the horrendous and hilarious in these poems." -Penn Kemp, author of 25 collections, celebrated foremother of Canadian sound poetry. “Readers of Where the Butterflies Go will already be expecting accomplished, fresh and lively work from Heather Grace Stewart, but even they will be surprised by the strength of this new collection, this genuine Leap, so direct, political and feminine by turns that it can take your breath away. A must for new and already hooked fans.” —Sally Evans, poet and Editor, Poetry Scotland