Media Reviews of The Suitcase and the Jar


The Suitcase and the Jar on the BC Bestseller list its first week of publication!

Vancouver Sun “Moving, harrowing and redemptive, it’s a journey that’s well-worth taking.”

CBC News, September 23, 2018

The Province’s Top 5 Recommended books to read this Fall.

49th Shelf’s Books of the Year: Nonfiction

BCBooklook We gravitate to memoir for inspiration. In The Suitcase and the Jar, readers will find a quiet and comforting whisper, one that reminds us that, “If I could do this, I could do anything”. It is a devastating, poetic, and ultimately beautiful meditation on living after loss.

North Shore News: Mother fulfills daughter’s dying wish to keep traveling

The Nelson Daily


Articles and Interviews

CBC Radio West

Modern Loss – Traveling the world with my daughter’s ashes in tow

How Travel Helped me Find Solace in my Grief – Hecktic Travels blog

Transformation Through Travel – Epic Exchanges podcast

49th Shelf article – Becky Livingston on Endings, Courage, Uncertainty, and Surrender

All Lit Up by Shazia Hafiz Ramji: Women Write About the Blues

Audio Reading – Epic Exchanges podcast

Anthology,  Always With Me: Parents Talk About the Death of a Child (Demeter Press)