Alumni Notes — Spring 2021

Alumni Notes — Spring 2021

Here’s what some of our alumni have been up to recently. Have a story you want to share, or want to receive our alumni newsletter for all the latest at King’s? Update your information to connect.

Michelle Axworthy, BA(Hons)’07, has joined the Halifax partnership of the law firm Cox & Palmer. Michelle works closely with her clients in all areas of Family law.

Cate May Burton, BA(Hons)’13, has co-authored a book about her mom, Elizabeth May, and her early years of activism, targeted at middle-grade readers. Growing Up Elizabeth May is available from Orca Publishing.

Susan Flanagan, BJ’91, won the 2019 Percy James First Novel Award for her comedic novel, Supermarket Baby. It features Henry Puddester, a freshly retired civil servant whose life goes off the rails after an innocent trip to the supermarket where he inadvertently switches his shopping cart with that of a young mother. Susan’s second novel is a YA novel titled The Degrees of Barley Lick, which is set for release in August 2021 with Running the Goat, Books and Broadsides.

Perry King, BJ’09, is publishing his debut book this fall. It’s titled Rebound: Sports, Community and the Inclusive City and is about the future of sports in Toronto. In the leadup up to the release, Perry will be putting many excerpts from the book online; the first one is about cricket.

Karla Mendes, MJ’14, has completed an extensive and complex research project which has been published on Mongabay. The report investigates the damaging effects of the palm oil industry in the Amazon, including deforestation, pollution and human rights violations.

Rev. Dr. Andrew O’Neill, BA’98, has been appointed a half-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology at Atlantic School of Theology. He has taught courses at AST for the past 11 years and has served as a graduate student supervisor.

Evany Rosen, BA(Hons)’10, received a 2021 Writer’s Guild of Canada Screenwriting Award nomination for her writing on comedy sitcom New Eden.

Harold Skaarup ’74, has published a book entitled, Cannon in Canada, Province by Province, Volume 3: Nova Scotia. This volume is an informed and detailed synopsis of the carefully preserved and restored guns and artillery on display in the province of Nova Scotia.

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