Bellwoods Press | A Patricia Pearson, Ambrose Pottie Collaboration

Bellwoods Press designs, writes and custom publishes magazine-length biographies, memoirs, business books and family histories.  We manage all aspects of the publishing process, from editing, copy-editing and proofing to producing the printed book.

Patricia Pearson ~ award-winning journalist, novelist, writer and editor

Patricia Pearson is an award-winning novelist and journalist whose books include the critically acclaimed memoir Brief History of Anxiety… Yours and Mine, assigned “major points for wit and flair” by the New York Times, and Opening Heaven’s Door, nominated for the B.C. National Book Award for literary non-fiction in 2014, and published in more than ten countries.

She has written extensively for newspapers and magazines, including the New YorkerNew York Times and the Guardian, and has been featured or interviewed on National Public Radio, the BBC, CNN and CBC, among others.

Patricia’s comic novel Playing House was shortlisted for the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour, and adapted for television.Pearson has won several National Magazine Awards, as well as the Arthur Ellis award for best non-fiction crime book of 1998.

Listen to an excerpt from Pearson’s award-winning book Opening Heaven’s Door: What The Dying May Be Trying to Tell Us About Where They’re Going from the CBC Radio show “Tapestry.”

Read her New Yorker Article – History: The Customer Reviews.

Learn more about Patricia Pearson here.

Ambrose Pottie ~ award-winning print designer

Ambrose Pottie is the long-time principal of Ambrose Pottie Design in Toronto.  His clients have included Sony Records, Blue Rodeo, the NFB, Lionsgate Films, Alliance-Atlantis and Ryerson University. He specializes in print design.

Learn more about Ambrose Pottie Design.

From the blog

Happy 2019.

Here’s a book we did for the holidays featuring hand made illustrated Christmas cards that were created by Patricia’s Grandmother. A trained and...