The thirteen short stories in And to Say Hello investigate the hazards of men and women becoming fathers and mothers: the immediate harm and the long-term damage. Sometimes comic and sometimes solemn, the stories demonstrate the complexities and varieties of parent-child relationships.
has previously published two short story collections: Last Chance to Renew and Character Actor. The title story from Last Chance to Renew was broadcast on CBC Radio's "Between the Covers", and Character Actor was shortlisted for the fiction category of the Ottawa Book Award. He has been twice nominated for the Journey Prize, and his fiction has appeared in numerous literary journals. He currently lives in Ottawa with his wife and daughter.